Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Environment / Nature

Congressman Panetta introduces bill to prohibit new drilling on Central Coast

California Central Coast Conservation Act to require BLM to assess impacts of oil and gas drilling.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Government / Politics

Congressman Panetta on proposal for oil and gas drilling on the Central Coast

"I encourage everyone to speak out and participate in this public comment period," Panetta said.

Business / Economy

Should California have an oil and gas severance tax?

An endowment from a right-sized severance tax would aid our economic future