Posts Tagged: conference

Opinion

Online poker allows regulatory clout, safeguards

OPINION: The California legislature seems closer to licensing and regulating online poker. Now, only a few, yet significant, outstanding issues stand in the way as California poker players wait patiently on the sidelines for state lawmakers to act.

News

Brown in Monterey on realignment

Gov. Jerry Brown, who said in his state of the state address that the state and the locals need to work together to make realignment work, headed to Monterey today to meet privately with public safety officials.

News

Brown ponders sale of women’s eggs for research

It’s a complex, emotionally loaded question: What kinds of women sell eggs to infertile couples in California?

For Carol Hogan of the California Catholic Conference, the answer is simple.

“Six-foot blondes with 4.0 GPA’s,” she says. But Hogan has a different picture of the women who might get paid to provide their eggs if Gov.

News

Australia, UC Davis host top-level conference on greenhouse gases

A major conference targeting climate-changing greenhouse gases is scheduled Tuesday at UC Davis, featuring top decision makers from Australia and the U.S.

 

The participants include Mary Nichols, the chair of the California Air Resources Board; Karen Lanyon, the Australian Consul-General; Mark Dreyfus, the Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency; and Terry

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