Archive for April, 2013

Steinberg introduces bills to protect California immigrant workers

  Date Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Pair of bills would protect immigrant workers. One would make it illegal for California employers to hire foreign workers who are brought to the U.S. by labor contractors not registered with the state. The other would make it illegal for employers to threaten to turn workers into immigration officials for exercising their workplace rights, such as protection from sexual harassment or requiring …

Hantavirus lawsuit filed after outbreak inside Yosemite National Park

  Date Monday, April 29th, 2013

A multi-million dollar lawsuit has been filed over the Hantavirus outbreak inside Yosemite National Park last year.

Search for pilot to resume in June

  Date Monday, April 29th, 2013

Yosemite National Park officials expect to resume their search for missing Solvang pilot Nicol Wilson in June at the earliest, a spokeswoman said last week.

EDITORIAL: Yosemite bill merits support

  Date Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein hit a bull's-eye when she said last week that Yosemite National Park'

State Parks revs up for ribbon cutting at Malibu Lagoon

  Date Saturday, April 27th, 2013

To mark the completion of the controversial Malibu Lagoon Restoration Project, California State Parks will host a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 3 at 11 a.m.