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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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Dec 17

Covered California Extends Enrollment Deadline, Urges More Sign-Ups

• California Preps For Flood Prevention Projects • Cuba Windfall Could Reach Tens Of Millions Of Dollars For State Ag Industry 2:01 Thursday, December 18, 2014 Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Bob…
Dec 16

California's Retiree Health Care Costs Jump Past $70 Billion

• Falling Gas Prices Benefit Drivers, Businesses • California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons Of Water To End Drought 2:16 Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Today's reporting by Ben Adler, Katie Orr, and Amy…
Dec 16

Applying Restorative Justice at School

To cut down on student suspensions and expulsions, two Santa Rosa schools have introduced restorative justice programs as an alternative.
Dec 15

California Housing Market's Middle-Class Squeeze Deepened in 2014

Today, part 1 of a short series from Capital Public Radio News about how various sectors of the California economy have fared in 2014.