Paul Rogers

San Jose Mercury News

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Resources and environment writer for the San Jose Mercury-News and managing editor of the Science unit at KQED in San Francisco

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The Trump administration plans to open up the California coast to oil drilling. But practically, is that possible? There’s huge opposition to that in the state.

Will we really see new drilling off the coast of California?

The Trump administration plans to open up the California coast to oil drilling. But practically, is that possible? There’s huge opposition to that in the state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The natural landscape of the American West is vanishing at an alarming rate, and California has lost the most of all the Western states according to a new study from Conservation…

Land in the American West is Vanishing at an Alarming Rate

The natural landscape of the American West is vanishing at an alarming rate, and California has lost the most of all the Western states according to a new study from Conservation…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It has been against the law to sell ivory or any elephant parts for that matter in California since 1977 -- and nationwide since 1990.

Can an Ivory Sale Ban in California Stop Elephant Poaching?

It has been against the law to sell ivory or any elephant parts for that matter in California since 1977 -- and nationwide since 1990.

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Three shootings in the span of one week in California, Texas, and Ohio have community members and political leaders speaking out against gun violence and hateful rhetoric toward the…

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March for Our Lives unveiled what they’re calling "A Peace Plan for a Safer America."

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Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.

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Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation that changes the language governing when officers are allowed to use deadly force.

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A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.

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