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State Senate Bill Would Streamline Solar Permits

Installing solar panels such as these should not be a regulatory obstacle course, says Torrance Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi.
Credit NASA

  A balky permitting process is deterring homeowners from installing solar systems, according to a California legislator.

So he's proposed a measure to ease the process. Lori Abbott reports.

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Jan 22

Regional Parks Focuses on Invasive Plant Removal

When an invasive plant is introduced into a park, it replaces the native plants, and that has implications for the native wildlife.
Jan 22

California Farmers Turn Sugar Beets Into Energy

Struggling sugar beet farmers in the San Joaquin Valley are turning their crop into energy instead of sweetener.
Jan 22

Sonoma County's Economic OUtlook for 2015

The Great Recession is now safely behind us, with the nest two years expected to be a time of continuing gradual economic growth.
Jan 22

The Annual State of the County Report on KRCB FM

Supervisor Susan Gorin presented the annual State of the County Report this morning at the Doubletree Hotel in Rohnert Park, and KRCB was there to record it, as you can hear below.
Jan 21

Brown Taking On UC Affordability, Access

ALSO: A new report out Thursday finds women make up just 19 percent of city managers in California.