SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings NBA News 49ers Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Autos Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts … [Read more...] about You can get a job at Caltrans in two days. It still has 1,100 openings.
By Donna Littlejohn | [email protected] | Daily BreezePUBLISHED: September 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm | UPDATED: September 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm A major hurdle to placing a temporary homeless shelter on a San Pedro parking lot was cleared this week when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that allows unused Caltrans land in Los Angeles and San Jose to be used for homeless shelters or programs. Under the bill, cities will be able to lease up to 10 parcels each of unused Caltrans land for $1 a month. How many such Caltrans parcels there are in Los Angeles isn’t clear, but a spokesman for the 15th Council District office said there probably “several” throughout the city. San Pedro site In San Pedro, a Caltrans park-and-ride lot at 515 N. Beacon St. has been tapped by Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino as a potential location for one of the city’s Bridge Home shelters. The site remains under evaluation by city officials who will determine its suitability for a shelter. … [Read more...] about Legislation clears way for Caltrans properties in L.A. to be used for homeless shelters
By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 6:22 pm PST, Monday, January 14, 2019 Snow closed Interstate 5 over the Grapevine, connecting California's Central Valley and Los Angeles, on Jan. 14, 2019. Snow closed Interstate 5 over the Grapevine, connecting California's Central Valley and Los Angeles, on Jan. 14, 2019. Photo: Caltrans Photo: Caltrans Image 1 of / 32 Caption Close Image 1 of 32 Snow closed Interstate 5 over the Grapevine, connecting California's Central Valley and Los Angeles, on Jan. 14, 2019. Snow closed Interstate 5 over the Grapevine, connecting California's Central Valley and Los Angeles, on Jan. 14, 2019. Photo: Caltrans Update: Grapevine reopens after storm spurs traffic nightmare 1 / 32 … [Read more...] about Update: Grapevine reopens after storm spurs traffic nightmare
By Henry Fernandez Published May 02, 2018 Politics FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video California gas tax sparks revolt in the Golden State California gubernatorial candidate John Cox reacts to the revolt against California’s recently implemented gas tax. Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox is predicting California will see a significant gas price hike by the end of the summer. Continue Reading Below “There’s going to be an absolute revolt because I gotta tell you gasoline in the state is going to go to almost $5 a gallon by the end of summer,” Cox said Tuesday during an interview on FOX Business’ “The Evening Edit.” Cox is petitioning to repeal recent increases in California's gas tax and vehicle fees that he says are mismanaged by state agencies. “Our politicians in California have been getting away with waste, and every time they come up short, they go to … [Read more...] about California gas price to hit $5 a gallon: GOP governor candidate
By Martin Wisckol | Southern California News Group PUBLISHED: June 13, 2018 at 11:10 am | UPDATED: June 13, 2018 at 11:13 am A package of six state bills aimed at reducing plastic and cigarette-butt litter — with an emphasis on trash that ends up in the ocean — has met with a mixed fate, with half advancing and half dying in their legislative chamber of origin. Building momentum on California’s 2016 ballot referendum upholding a ban on single-use plastic grocery bags, the state Senate passed a bill targeting plastic food packaging at state beaches and parks, and another that would ban smoking on state beaches. Those bills will now be considered by the Assembly. The Assembly passed a measure designed to limit the use of plastic straws, which now goes to the Senate. All three bills were passed largely on party-line votes, with Democrats backing the measures and Republicans opposed. However, bills designed to reduce microfibers in the ocean, bottle-cap litter and … [Read more...] about 6 California bills aimed to curb plastic pollution and litter – where are they now?