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.

State Assemblyman Robert Rivas at a press conference on Monday, May 13 in Salinas. Photo provided by the Office of Robert Rivas.

Government / Politics

Assemblyman Robert Rivas calls on Governor Newsom to resist decision to open land to drilling

"This is not a Republican or Democratic issue. Fighting this destructive plan is the right thing to do to protect our health and our future," Rivas said.

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Government / Politics

Spending tops $1 million for opponents of Measure J

Opponents have out-raised proponents 17-to-1

Connie the Condor and SBR in SAC

Agriculture

Candidate for State Senate Endorses San Benito Initiative to Protect Water

Candidate Shawn Bagley adds his name to the growing list of political endorsers against fracking