2:02pm

Mon February 27, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, February 27, 2012

California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office has released a report stating Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget for the next fiscal year is $6.5 billion short...

State Attorney General Kamala Harris says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should halt foreclosures until the federal government has finished its analysis on writing down the debt of homeowners who owe more than their houses are worth...

Sea otters are dying at an unprecedented high rate along the California coast this year...

The warmer winters and drier summers caused by climate change are prime conditions for a bark beetle that is now threatening the lodgepole pine, spruce, and fir forests of the West.

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