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How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

California Indian Legal Services


Founded in 1967, California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is the oldest public interest Indian rights law firm in the country, promoting the fundamental rights of California tribes and Indians through litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, community development, and other strategies for systemic change. CILS is a state and national leader in protecting and advancing the rights of California Indians, and each year works with dozens of tribes in the state and thousands of Indian individuals and families.

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A commitment to food safety certainly is not new. In fact, it was just this that led to the development of HACCP (Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points) back in 1959. The scientists from the National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA), the Natick Army Laboratories and Pillsbury put their heads together to create a risk-based system to ensure food safety that became HACCP....
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LOS ANGELES — U.S. exports of wine — the bulk of it from California — set a record in 2016 despite having to fight a strong dollar, subsidies and barriers in other countries and a tight water and labor supply at home, according to the Wine Institute....
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 On the morning of June 21, 2011, a worker named Robert David Taylor was walking through an oil field west of Taft, California, when he noticed a plume of steam coming from the darkened earth. Taylor, 54, was a Chevron supervisor who had spent three decades around Kern County’s Midway-Sunset field, the largest and most productive in the state. He and two co-workers had been dispatched to fix the “chimney” near an idled well known to spew scalding geysers of oil, water, and roc...
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SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission today approved nearly $9 million in grants for the installation of DC fast chargers along major state freeways and highways to allow electric vehicle drivers to travel from San Diego to the Oregon border without worrying about running out of energy. The grants went to four companies: Chargepoint Inc., EV Connect Inc., NRG EV Services LLC. and Recargo, Inc., which will install 61 DC fast chargers at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway...
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The symposium highlights some of the many research and development projects funded through the EPIC program. The Energy Commission invests about $120 million annually through EPIC to support innovative technologies and approaches that bring clean energy ideas to market and that benefit the ratepayers of California’s three largest electric investor-owned utilities (IOUs).There will also be panel discussions on research areas supported by EPIC investments such as overcoming challenges to imp...
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SACRAMENTO - After a multi-year process, the California Energy Commission today adopted energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors with support from industry, environmentalists, consumer groups and utilities. These are the first mandatory standards in the nation that could save consumers an estimated $373 million annually. "It's common sense that electronic equipment ought to consume a minimal amount of energy when it is not being used," said Commissioner Andrew McAllis...
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Sacramento, Calif. – Meeting California’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission
goals may necessitate the expansion of electricity transmission infrastructure to access new
renewable power sources, both within and outside the state, according to a multi-agency
state report released today.The draft Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) 2.0 report seeks to identify areas where utility-scale renewable energy can be accessed and where opportunities e...

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Sacramento – The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published its newest Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers list, which includes individuals and businesses that collectively owe the state more than $266 million in income tax. In February, FTB sent letters to taxpayers scheduled to appear on the list. 101 made arrangements to pay. Another 316 individuals and 83 businesses did not, resulting in their inclusion on the list. The Top 500 list is published in April and in October. Since the list’s ...
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Sacramento - The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published the 2016 state tax brackets, which are annually adjusted for inflation. Brackets are “indexed” each year to reflect changes in the California Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid for consumer goods and services. Tax filing requirement thresholds, the standard deduction, and certain credits were adjusted along with income tax brackets based on the inflation rate of 2.1 percen...
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Sacramento - Franchise Tax Board (FTB) urges taxpayers to report any suspicious emails or phone calls received from tax scammers. FTB also has updated its Report Scams, ID Theft, & Tax Fraud webpage as part of ongoing efforts to crack down on tax fraud and tax scams. The moves come as scammers continue to prey on honest taxpayers by impersonating Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or FTB employees. Through phone calls, emails, and postal mail, these fraudsters attempt to trick taxpayers into sen...
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EVENTS

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...