John Laird

California Secretary for Natural Resources

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A new report says that over the next few decades, California can expect to see some of its iconic beaches nearly swallowed by rising sea levels, significantly hotter weather, a…

Report paints an apocalyptic future for California

A new report says that over the next few decades, California can expect to see some of its iconic beaches nearly swallowed by rising sea levels, significantly hotter weather, a…

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Governor Schwarzenegger once promised to "  blow up the boxes " by reorganizing state agencies that are inefficient and sometimes dysfunctional.

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