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May is Bicycle Safety Month

CHP Emphasizes the Shared Responsibility of Bicycle Safety  SACRAMENTO – May is National Bicycle Safety Month. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) takes the opportunity each year to remind bicyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives. “Thousands of Californians ride their bicycles every day for exercise, leisure, and commuting,” said CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray. “Keeping ...

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Motorcycle Safety Month

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By Recognizing May as Motorcycle Safety Month, CHP Reminds Us That It Takes Everyone’s Attention SACRAMENTO – The warming weather and increasing number of vehicles traveling on California’s roadways offer a timely reminder of the importance of motorcycle safety awareness for motorcyclists and motorists alike.  By recognizing May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) emphasizes safe ...

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Wildfire Preparedness Week

CAL FIRE Urges Personal Responsibility in Protecting Against Wildfire – Do Your Part to Protect Your Community – Create Defensible Space and Harden Your Home “Wildfire Preparedness Week” is May 2-8” Sacramento – Being proactive and prepared for wildfire is crucial to making our communities more resilient to the impacts of wildfire. You can dramatically increase your safety and the ...

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CAL FIRE Grants Available

CAL FIRE Announces Availability of Funding for Projects that Proactively Address Fire Prevention and Forest Health Sacramento – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced the availability of up to $317 million for Forest Health, Fire Prevention, Forest Legacy and Forest Health Research grant projects. CAL FIRE is soliciting applications for projects that prevent catastrophic wildfires, ...

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Small Business Fairness Act

SACRAMENTO – The Small Business Fairness Act (SB 430), introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R–Fresno), was approved by the Senate Business and Professions Committee with a 12-0 vote. The Small Business Fairness Act is part of Senator Borgeas’ Economic Recovery Package, which includes SB 74 and SB 265. Senate Bill 430 requires state agencies to work with small businesses and ...

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State Invests $491 Million for Transportation Improvements

SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $491 million to address transportation needs throughout the state. This investment, which includes $273 million generated from Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, will repair highways and bridges and improve California’s growing network of mass transit, bicycle and pedestrian routes. “These critical investments will help improve ...

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Small Business Fairness Act SB430

SACRAMENTO – The Small Business Fairness Act (SB 430), introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R–Fresno), was approved by the Senate Governmental Organization Committee. The Small Business Fairness Act is part of Senator Borgeas’ Economic Recovery Package, which includes SB 74 and SB 265. Senate Bill 430 requires state agencies to work with small businesses and establish policies to waive or ...

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Creek Fire Disaster Relief Bill

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 462, introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), was approved by the Senate Governmental Organization Committee today. Senate Bill 462 would allow for the state to share up to 100 percent of total eligible costs related to the Creek Fire. Currently, the state’s share is only 75 percent. The Senate Governmental Organization Committee has jurisdiction over bills ...

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Sugar Pine & Cedar Valley Public Lands Stewardship Project

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Fuel Reduction on Public Lands OAKHURST — Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council (YSRCDC) is soliciting bids from contractors for the  Sugar Pine & Cedar Valley Public Lands Stewardship Project . YSRCDC is seeking a qualified contractor to create fuel breaks and defensible fuel profile zones through a combination of mechanical treatment and piling, mastication, and hand crews. ...

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Governor, Senate Democrats and Senate Republicans Join Together to ‘Keep California Working’

SACRAMENTO – Thanks to bipartisan efforts, struggling small businesses and non-profits received a much-needed boost today. Senate Republicans and Senate Democrats joined them in passing an early action budget measure that will provide more than $2 billion in immediate economic relief to job creators and non-profits that have been affected by the state’s confusing closing and re-opening guidelines. Members of ...

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