Gov. Gavin Newsom and his team went to great lengths to craft legal protections for the utility in the wake of its wildfire manslaughter convictions, behind-the-scenes revelations show.
The 486-housing unit project could alleviate pressure on Fresno’s housing market, but revives a year-long battle over how much of the property tax pie the City and County of Fresno get from freshly-annexed properties.
The rejection comes as tempers are running hot between Kern and state officials over oil and solar energy production.
Former Healthcare Conglomerate Associates executives Dr. Benny Benzeevi, Alan Germany, and Bruce Greene face a litany of charges, including grand theft, conspiracy, money laundering, embezzlement and conflict of interest during their tenure running Tulare’s public hospital.
One Fresno-area school district is already throwing down the gauntlet as a leading cannabis operator seeks to open up within 800 feet of its poorest school.
A proposal to beef up rental property check-ups, fees, and punitive fines was rejected following outcry from Merced residents that the policy was ineffective.
Newsom’s en masse denial permits for Kern County oil extraction has forced a reckoning for local Supervisors, who responded by delayed consideration on a huge solar project to benefit major California cities.
Helios Dayspring, owner of Lemoore’s Natural Healing Center cannabis dispensary and lounge, pled guilty to bribing SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill. Hill took his life in 2020 as the FBI probe encircled him.
An item on Wednesday’s Tulare Health Care District agenda stirred the pot that a potential sale of the once-troubled hospital was on the horizon.
Faraday Future completed its long-announced IPO on Friday on the Nasdaq Exchange. Its major hub of production is a former Pirelli tire plant in Hanford.