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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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Feb 11

Becoming Independent Expands Services for Autistic Young Adults

he number of people with autism in Sonoma County is both growing and aging.
Feb 10

Insurance Industry Backs Brown's Tax On California Health Plans

ALSO: The California Coastal Commission has fired its executive director after a heated debate that pitted environmentalists against developers.
Feb 09

Santa Rosa Advances Cannabis Cultivation Regulations

Santa Rosa is taking its first detailed steps toward regulating the cultivation of medical marijuana within the city.
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Feb 09

Tick Borne Diseases

Rain means tick season in Northern CA, which brings the risk of Lyme disease.. and more. Researchers in Hopland have recently identified two new tick-borne diseases, bringing the total found there to…
Feb 09

Scientists Say Levees Can Increase Flood Risk And Long Term Damage

ALSO: A Pacific Institute study says reduced hydropower in the drought has increased costs to California ratepayers and increased greenhouse gas emissions.