Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) released the following statement in response to the California Natural Resources Agency’s announcement on the state’s formal withdrawal from the WaterFix project.
Modesto Bee & Merced Sun-Star
Newsom isn’t backing away from high-speed rail, after all
By Garth Stapley
February 13, 2019 11:53 AM
Some supporters of high-speed rail were encouraged by remarks in the governor’s first State of the State address Tuesday, despite what others saw as an admission of defeat for the controversial project.
Senator Cathleen Galgiani, Author of the State’s High Speed Rail Legislation, Responds to Governor Newsom’s Commitment to Getting the First Phase of the High Speed Rail Project Done “Once and For All.”
Hot Temperatures and Fire Weather Concerns:
Hot temperatures are in store Friday – Sunday, with temperatures between 100° - 108° F
Impacts: High heat risk to the general population, and especially sensitive groups and a potential for heat-related illness to humans, pets and livestock with long outdoor exposure.
North wind gusts 20-30 mph and relative humidity 10-15% (locally lower).
Impacts: High fire weather danger potential with easier fire starts and rapid spread.
COOLING CENTERS ARE OPEN
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday denied parole for one of four men convicted in the 1979 killing of a Modesto couple.
A parole panel recommended in December that Ronald Ray Anderson, 57, be freed nearly four decades after the slayings of Phillip and Kathryn Ranzo.
Anderson cannot be safely released back into society, Brown said.