FROM Fran Pavley
Mountain lions will have their own corridor above the 101 freeway Los Angeles is the land of freeways, and now there's a new wildlife overpass. The State Wildlife Conservation Board bought land that will be used for a wildlife corridor, allowing free movement across the 101 freeway for animals. The land is named after Fran Pavley, the state senator who’s been a big proponent of the corridor and wildlife protection.
Federal Court Upholds California’s Clean Car Standards A court decision in Vermont has both Governor Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown declaring victory over the Bush Administration . A federal judge ruled yesterday that, to curtail global warming, Vermont can impose tougher standards on auto emissions than the federal government does. California wants to do that too, and it has a similar suit pending in Fresno.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.