Some advocates for ethnic studies curricula say allowing just any social science teacher to instruct the subject could lead to watered-down and ineffective courses — but officials from school districts say flexibility is important if they’re going to fill the roles.
Commercial fishing will end on April 15 from the Mendocino county line to the Mexican border. It will still be allowed in the waters off Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
The rules are part of California's plan to cut planet-warming carbon emissions and improve air quality in heavy-traffic areas.
Newsom has said he is not interested in running for president. But he has continued to use campaign funds to expand his national profile.
Enrollment is down at the University of California and California State University, which has frustrated lawmakers who gave both systems more money to increase their number of students.
Economists estimated that residents may be owed more than $800 billion for over-policing and housing discrimination.
It's the latest in a string of legislative defeats for the oil industry. California was once one of the leading oil producers in the United States.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will stop asking people to voluntarily cut their water use by 15%.
Federal officials are expected to prohibit king salmon fishing this season along much of the West Coast, which many predict could stretch into 2024 season as the drought and other factors take their toll on the iconic Chinook fish.
The outlook for more winter-like weather increased Friday as the state turned windy and cold, with residual rain and mountain snow showers in the aftermath of the most recent storm.
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