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‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate

OAKLAND (AP) — Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2017 5:02 p.m. | | ‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s  images of oppressed resonate Comments 0 Comments

California Demo chair race angers ‘Berniecrats’

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Democratic activists loyal to the Sen. Bernie Sanders aren’t ready to give up after their favored candidate came tantalizingly close but fell ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2017 5:02 p.m. | | California  Demo chair  race angers  ‘Berniecrats’ Comments 0 Comments

More states allow sunscreen at schools without doctor’s OK

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Susan Grenon makes sure her son is lathered with sunscreen before he leaves for school in the morning, but the fair-skinned ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2017 8:00 p.m. | | More states allow  sunscreen at schools without doctor’s OK Comments 0 Comments

Gov. Brown asks Trump’s help with high-speed train

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking an unlikely ally in his bid to create a high-speed train line between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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Posted: may. 14, 2017 7:34 p.m. | | Gov. Brown asks Trump’s  help with high-speed train Comments 0 Comments

California planning upgrade for driver’s licenses

SACRAMENTO (AP) — With a deadline looming, California is planning to spend more than $220 million to bring driver’s licenses and state identification cards up ...

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Ex-governor’s ambitions paved way to Oroville Dam crisis, records say

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation’s tallest dam, ignored recommendations to ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2017 7:18 p.m. | | Ex-governor’s ambitions paved way to Oroville Dam crisis, records say Comments 0 Comments

Budget includes $15M to help Californians facing deportation

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has earmarked an extra $15 million in the California budget to expand legal defense services for people battling deportation, according ...

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Judge stays minor leaguers’ wage suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has stayed proceedings in a lawsuit by minor league baseball players alleging they are paid less than minimum wage ...

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Orange County sheriffs accused of poaching fire rescue calls

SANTA ANA (AP) — Orange County Sheriff’s Department helicopters have been poaching rescue calls sent to the Fire Authority for several months in a costly ...

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Cuts put spotlight on student race questions on school forms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After volunteering at her children’s Los Angeles middle school for nearly a decade, Carol Convey was told the number of teachers ...

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Posted: may. 07, 2017 5:37 p.m. | | Cuts put spotlight on student  race questions on school forms Comments 0 Comments

GOV. BROWN SLAMS DENHAM

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — All 14 California Republicans in Congress voted for the GOP’s health care bill. Half represent districts that supported Hillary Clinton in the ...

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Slaying of camp workers on NorCal beach may be solved

SANTA ROSA  (AP) — California authorities believe they have solved the slayings of two young Bible-camp counselors found shot to death as they slept on a ...

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Pre-existing conditions and health plan: Who’s covered?

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Republican push to replace the Affordable Care Act was revived this week in Congress by a small change to their ...

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Posted: may. 05, 2017 1:02 a.m. | | Pre-existing conditions and  health plan: Who’s covered? Comments 0 Comments

Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past seven years, Los Angeles jail officials have seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of mentally ill ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:05 p.m. | | Can chronic meth use  lead to psychosis? Comments 0 Comments

LA peace parades mark anniversary of Rodney King riots

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:04 p.m. | | LA peace parades  mark anniversary  of Rodney King riots Comments 0 Comments

Orca attacks on gray whales up in Monterey bay

MONTEREY (AP) — Killer whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California’s Monterey Bay, attacking and feeding on gray whale calves, a marine biologist ...

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Shark attacks woman wading at SoCal beach

CAMP PENDLETON  (AP) — A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern ...

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Jihadist with California ties loses United States citizenship

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who prosecutors say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | Jihadist with California ties loses United States citizenship Comments 0 Comments

Democrats could tighten grip on California politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republicans have a lock on power in Congress and the White House. But far across the country in California, the party of ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | Democrats could tighten grip on  California politics Comments 0 Comments

San Francisco sports figures honored with street names

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Montana passed to Dwight Clark for another memorable play on Sunday.

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California move toward resuming executions

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California has long been what one expert calls a “symbolic death penalty state,” one of 12 that has capital punishment on the books ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | California move toward resuming executions Comments 0 Comments

Thousands of Californians join March for Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people in cities across California took to the streets Saturday as part of the nationwide March for Science, decrying President ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 6:17 p.m. | | Thousands of Californians  join March for Science Comments 0 Comments

California high-speed rail chairman steps down from job

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chief executive officer of California’s $64 billion high-speed rail program said Friday he’s stepping down after five years seeing ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:15 p.m. | | California high-speed rail  chairman steps down from job Comments 0 Comments

Electricity fully restored after San Francisco outage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark Friday was ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:15 p.m. | | Electricity fully restored after San Francisco outage Comments 0 Comments

Battle for Berkeley: Will Coulter spark clash?

BERKELEY  (AP) — The word “CANCELED” is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter’s face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:15 p.m. | | Battle for Berkeley:  Will Coulter  spark clash? Comments 0 Comments

Whittier College to close law school

COSTA MESA (AP) — Whittier College in Southern California is shutting down its law school.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | Whittier College to close law school Comments 0 Comments

Brown’s state agriculture board pick hit by backlash

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Isadore Hall was a veteran Democratic legislator from Compton until he gave up his seat to run for Congress and lost. But Gov ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:14 a.m. | | Brown’s state agriculture board pick hit by backlash Comments 0 Comments

LA budget plan has $176M to combat homelessness

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed a $9.2 billion budget on Thursday, which includes $176 million specifically aimed at combatting the ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:06 p.m. | | LA budget plan has $176M to combat  homelessness Comments 0 Comments

UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter

BERKELEY  (AP) — University of California, Berkeley officials said Thursday they have a “grave concern” of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her ...

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University of California alleges $12M health fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California is asking a judge to halt what it claims is a health care fraud scheme that targeted students ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:04 p.m. | | University of California alleges  $12M health fraud scheme Comments 0 Comments

A look at the 6 films exploring the LA riots

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles erupted into the most destructive civil disturbance in US history on April 29, 1992, and the 25th anniversary is being ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:04 p.m. | | A look at the 6 films  exploring the LA riots Comments 0 Comments

LA’s violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toward the end of “L.A. Burning,” a new documentary about the fiery and deadly 1992 Los Angeles riots, a man who ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:04 p.m. | | LA’s violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later Comments 0 Comments

3 bids received to fix Oroville Dam

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Three construction contractors have submitted bids to fix Oroville Dam’s two damaged spillways, California water officials said Saturday.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 5:38 p.m. | | 3 bids received to fix Oroville Dam Comments 0 Comments

For some Californians, effects of punishing drought not over

HANFORD  (AP) — Knee-high tufts of grass dot the streets of Hardwick, a rural neighborhood with a few dozen homes hemmed in by vineyards and walnut ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 5:37 p.m. | | For some Californians, effects  of punishing drought not over Comments 0 Comments

Move to lower voting age to 17

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Donald Trump’s characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico ...

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Ex-Yosemite chief belittled female workers

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK  (AP) — The former superintendent of Yosemite National Park created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as “stupid,” ‘’bozo” and ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | Ex-Yosemite chief belittled female workers Comments 0 Comments

2 dead after SUV slams into people

CHINO  (AP) — An SUV has slammed into a group of pedestrians in a church parking lot in California, killing two people and injuring several others.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | 2 dead after SUV slams  into people Comments 0 Comments

Teacher, boy die when husband opens fire in special education class

SAN BERNARDINO  (AP) — A man walked into his estranged wife’s elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire without saying a word, killing ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | Teacher, boy die when  husband opens fire in special education class Comments 0 Comments

Ex-California tribal leader sentenced to death in killings

ALTURAS  (AP) — The former leader of a small Northern California Indian tribe was sentenced to death Monday for fatally shooting four people and trying to ...

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Divers find more body parts in search for missing woman

REDDING (AP) — Divers found a human leg attached to a cinder block and other body parts at a lake in Northern California, and authorities believe ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:55 p.m. | | Divers find more body parts  in search for missing woman Comments 0 Comments

Driver dies after slamming into back of fire truck

ANTIOCH  (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say a driver was killed when he rammed his SUV into the back of a fire truck stopped at ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:55 p.m. | | Driver dies after slamming into  back of fire truck Comments 0 Comments

South state rescuers on lookout for tangled whale

DANA POINT (AP) — Boaters were asked Sunday to be on the lookout for a gray whale tangled in an unknown material heading north along Southern ...

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Tesla reports record auto deliveries in 1st quarter

PALO ALTO (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Inc. says it delivered a record 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up 69 percent from the ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:54 p.m. | | Tesla reports  record auto deliveries in 1st quarter Comments 0 Comments

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