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California requests federal aid for storm recovery

California requests federal aid for storm recovery

Justin Som, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

To aid repairs for flooding and rain damages, Governor Jerry Brown requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on March 19. The request comes only a month after residents of the town of Oroville evacuated due to flood alerts from Oroville Dam. "California has experienced one of the heavi...

State of emergency is proclaimed after storm damages

State of emergency is proclaimed after storm damages

Justin Som, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under News

As a result of the storms of thunder and rain sweeping through California since late December, Governor Jerry Brown called a state of emergency for 50 counties on the night of Jan. 23. Sacramento, San Francisco, Merced, and San Mateo County were included in this group. According to the Brown administration, t...

Rallies to protect education: Is California in a State of Emergency?

Rallies to protect education: Is California in a State of Emergency?

May 10, 2011
Filed under Campus

In recent years, the state of California has been deeply affected by the fearsome economy leaving lawmakers struggling to save money. For three straight years, California lawmakers have been stripping down the state's education budget to save other programs, but they're leaving education practically ba...

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