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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.
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  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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Nov 24

Vineyard Frost Protection Rules to Kick in

Winegrape growers are facing new regulations governing diversions of water from the Russian River and its tributaries for late season frost protection.
Nov 23

New State Law May Prolong Vote Counts

• The California Senate lays off 40 employees, increases staff health care premiums, in effort to meet next year's payroll.
Nov 20

Local Immigrants 'Devastated' by Exclusions from Deportation Relief

For many Mexican immigrants in Sonoma County, President Obama’s moves to relax deportations for millions, while welcome, fell far short of what they had hoped for.
Nov 20

You Can Challenge Sonoma County Trails Anytime

Although the first ever Sonoma County Trails Challenge officially ends November 30th, John Ryan is here to tell us there's still opportunity to hike the trails, and participate in the program.
Nov 20

Covered California Draws in Tens of Thousands of Applications

• Regents Approve UC Tuition Increase • California Lawmakers Welcome Immigration Action Friday, November 21, 2014 Today's reporting by Pauline Bartolone, Ben Adler, and Katie Orr.