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A new report released by the California State Auditor says that nearly 1 million Californians could face long-term health issues after receiving unsafe drinking water, which could include liver and kidney damage along with an increased risk of cancer.(Video above: Top headlines for July 26, 2022)The audit also criticized the State Water Resources Control Board, …

seqWell, a global provider of next-generation sequencing (NGS) library technologies based on its proprietary plexWell™ multiplexing platform, today announced a partnership with California Conservation Genomics Project (CCGP). CCGP, a state-funded initiative led by The University of California aiming to produce the most comprehensive, multispecies, genomic dataset ever assembled to help manage regional biodiversity, has selected …

Happy Earth Day. As you probably know, April 22 is a day set aside for appreciating the environment and demonstrating support for laws that protect it. The tradition dates back to the first Earth Day in 1970, which led to the passage of landmark environmental legislation in the United States. It was a momentous event …

MOJAVE – New technology is being tested at the Mojave Air and Space Port, that would allow staff to identify drones flying nearby the airport, and use the information to alert other pilots of the activity to avoid complications or activity that would cause a problem. During the board meeting April 5. Security Chief Chris …

College of the Canyons has received a $4,750 donation from The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley in support of the college’s automotive technology program. The donation will fund four scholarships for COC auto technology students during the fall 2022 semester. “We are very grateful to The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley for this …

SACRAMENTO —  A group of Democratic state lawmakers on Wednesday called for sending a $400 rebate to every California taxpayer to help soften the blow of the recent surge in gasoline prices. The proposal comes as pressure mounts to help Californians struggling with prices at the pump, as well as increases in the costs of food, …

California is bracing for its first major heat wave of the year as four fires are already raging in the Golden State. Temperatures could reach 106 to 112 degrees in Antelope Valley in northern Los Angeles County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The heat advisory for the area remains in effect from Tuesday …

MEADOW VISTA, Calif. (KOVR) – A homeowner says a man broke into his house using a ceramic bunny, took a shower and then walked down the stairs in just a towel. That’s when Steve Baker grabbed his shotgun and held the intruder at gunpoint until police arrived. “I pointed the gun at him and said, …

Assault weapons have been banned in California since 1989, according to the ruling. The law has been updated several times since it was originally passed. “Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment,” Benitez said in the ruling. “Firearms deemed as ‘assault …

The California Senate has passed two bills authored by state Sen. Bill Dodd to address the growing wildfire threat through more advanced firefighting technology and by easing the path to wider use of prescribed fire. Senate Bill 109 would create the Office of Wildfire Technology Research and Development within the state Office of Emergency Services. …