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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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Oct 22

New PPIC Poll on Propositions, Support for Governor

• California Still At Risk for Floods During Drought Thursday, October 23, 2014 Today's reporting by Katie Orr and Amy Quinton.
Oct 21

Indian Basket Weaving in the 21st Century

Native Americans have been weaving baskets for generations, and while their methods have changed little over time, access to the indigenous materials they use has grown much more complicated.
Oct 21

Closing the Waste Loop with Compost

Farms in Sonoma County are part of an innovative program to close the waste loop.
Oct 21

Kashkari Steps Up Attacks On Governor Brown

Down in the polls and way down in the fundraising game, Kashkari isn't backing down.
Oct 20

California Learning Lessons From Napa Quake

• California Governor Jerry Brown says the state can lead the way with its water policies.