Oil drilling off the Pacific Coast is opposed by the California Assembly via a resolution approved Thursday. It also asked U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to remove California from the proposed leasing plan. The 55-8 vote came on the same day as the only federal hearing in California on the plan. Republicans Randy Voepel of Santee and Travis Allen of Huntington Beach say oil and gas can be can safely harvested. Allen, a GOP candidate for governor, says the move could help lower gasoline prices.