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House wades into water war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers ...

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Rowdy protests, no violence this time outside Trump rally

ANAHEIM  (AP) — A day after violent protesters outside a Donald Trump rally threw burning items at police and toppled barricades, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee ...

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Demand plummeting for California pollution credits

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California’s ambitious efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are taking a hit as demand has plummeted for pollution credits that are supposed ...

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Johnny Depp’s wife files for divorce

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp’s wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage.

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Makeov for food nutrition labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:32 a.m. | | Makeov for food nutrition labels Comments 0 Comments

San Francisco divided by race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, police fatally shot two minority suspects carrying knives. Then transcripts surfaced showing officers using racial slurs in text messages. Finally, a ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:32 a.m. | | San Francisco divided by race Comments 0 Comments

Analyst says Brown is wrong about budget deficit projection

SACRAMENTO . (AP) — California’s nonpartisan legislative analyst said Friday that he expects budget surpluses in each of the next four fiscal years, rejecting Gov. Jerry ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:31 a.m. | | Analyst says Brown is wrong about budget deficit projection Comments 0 Comments

Trump, Sanders, Clinton storm into Golden State

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Presidential candidates Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will crisscross California in coming days, with the state’s crucial primary election ...

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Wind-driven grass fire burns 2 homes

FAIRFIELD  (AP) — Authorities say a wind-driven grass fire has burned two homes and prompted authorities to evacuate the residents of another 10 homes in a ...

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WORLD HISTORY CHALLENGE

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — How do you teach the history of the world in California schools, where nearly two-thirds of students are Latino or Asian, many ...

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:32 a.m. | | WORLD HISTORY CHALLENGE Comments 0 Comments

Feds give high speed rail more time

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Federal transportation authorities have signed an updated grant agreement with California reflecting the delayed timeline for building the state’s $64 billion high-speed ...

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State prisons still giving poor care

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A scathing inspector general’s report released Wednesday finds medical care remains “markedly inadequate” at a Northern California state prison, as more than ...

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Revamped SF Modern Art museum reopens

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopened Saturday with a marching band, jumbo red balloons and red confetti raining down ...

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How to help principals do a better job? Train bosses

OAKLAND  (AP) — It’s rare for school district big-wigs to spend time in a classroom. But Oakland is one of a growing number of districts ...

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Angry bees kill two dogs, sting people

CONCORD  (AP) — A California neighborhood overtaken by a swarm of aggressive bees suspected of killing two dogs and stinging several people is considerably safer after ...

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Ministry of Caring hosts lunch for Valley CAPS

One of the fun features of Sister Ann’s Ministry of Caring events with those of Valley CAPS are some of the old recess games.

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Man attempts to rob car wash with potato chip bag

ROHNERT PARK  (AP) — Authorities say a man tried to rob a car wash in Northern California with an empty potato chip bag and an alleged ...

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Schools offer tips on accommodating transgender pupils

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From locker rooms and sex education classes to dress codes and overnight field trips, many U.S. public schools already are balancing ...

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SHOPLIFTING SKYROCKETS

ROCKLIN . (AP) — Perry Lutz says his struggle to survive as a small businessman became a lot harder after California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ...

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Crowds honor fallen SEAL

CORONADO  (AP) — Thousands of people — including motorcycle-riding combat veterans, schoolchildren waving flags and mothers with strollers — lined the streets of this military town Friday as ...

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Suicide sparks misconduct probe

OAKLAND (AP) — An officer’s suicide prompted an investigation into allegations that Oakland police officers committed sexual misconduct with a minor, the department’s police ...

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Mom giets week to keep toddler on life support

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A federal judge in California on Friday granted a one-week extension for a mother’s request to keep her toddler on life support ...

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Driver runs onto sidewalk, injuries 9 children in SoCal

DEL MAR . (AP) — San Diego police say a car drove onto a sidewalk and struck nine children in front of a Del Mar school.

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PROTECTING STUDENT-ATHLETES

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A policy that would nearly triple the number of University of California student-athletes guaranteed continued financial aid in the event of a ...

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SoCal water wholesaler ends drought cutbacks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California’s water wholesaler for cities and districts serving 19 million people will see water deliveries restored to their previous levels ...

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Posted: may. 11, 2016 8:54 p.m. | | SoCal water  wholesaler ends drought cutbacks Comments 0 Comments

Mud Run on the Farm taking place on May 22 in Lathrop

Advance registration for the 206 Mud Run on the Farm ends Monday, May 16.

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Posted: may. 11, 2016 8:54 p.m. | | Mud Run on the Farm taking place on May 22 in Lathrop Comments 0 Comments

Move to extend income tax increases

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A group of unions, hospitals and doctors said Wednesday it will turn in more than enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking ...

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Man convicted in blocked parking spot beating

TORRANCE  (AP) — A man will be sentenced in the beating of a mother over a parking spot she was blocking while putting her 6-month-old son ...

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From drag queens to aliens

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At first glance, it has all the trappings of San Diego Comic-Con.

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Trump campaign faults computer error for state delegate mix-up

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign said Tuesday that a computer problem resulted in a prominent white nationalist being mistakenly included on a list ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 8:24 p.m. | | Trump campaign faults computer  error for state delegate mix-up Comments 0 Comments

It’s a fight for second place in US Senate race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Campaigns are usually about winning. California’s U.S. Senate race is a fight for No. 2.

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Posted: may. 08, 2016 6:08 p.m. | | It’s a fight for  second place in  US Senate race Comments 0 Comments

SF demonstrators end hunger strike after 17 days

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Five demonstrators who stopped eating to demand the firing of San Francisco’s police chief say they have ended their hunger strike ...

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Small plane crashes on building’s roof

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — A small plane has crashed onto the roof of a building in Southern California, sending at least one person to the hospital.

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Measure would allow lawmakers to dock pay for suspensions

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California voters will decide in June whether to allow state lawmakers to revoke their colleagues’ pay following the Legislature’s 2014 ethics crisis ...

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Posted: may. 08, 2016 6:07 p.m. | | Measure would  allow lawmakers  to dock pay  for suspensions Comments 0 Comments

Ruling may limit federal pot prosecutions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants ...

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State’s almond acres jumps 1.1% in 2015

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reports California’s almond acreage increased in 2015. 

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Posted: may. 01, 2016 9:31 p.m. | | State’s almond acres jumps 1.1% in 2015 Comments 0 Comments

Ripon-based almond advocacy organization changes vision & name

The Ripon-based Almond Hullers and Processors Association (AHPA) has a new vision and a brand new identity that was unveiled to those attending its’ annual ...

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Judge: Police improperly targeted gays in restroom

LONG BEACH  (AP) — A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against ...

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Uber, blind riders reach legal settlement over service animals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and ...

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State convention homecoming of sorts for vp hopeful Fiorina

BURLINGAME (AP) — When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of ...

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GOP race shifts political fault lines

BURLINGAME  (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its ...

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Federal dollars spent on Twin Tunnels

Bureau of Reclamation Regional Director David G. Murillo has confirmed that federal taxpayers are being billed for Twin tunnels project.

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Oculus Rift delays flatten fan fervor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn’t immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2016 12:32 a.m. | | Oculus Rift delays  flatten fan fervor Comments 0 Comments

60,000-pound whale carcass is removed

SAN CLEMENTE (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job.

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Lawmakers eye $1.3B for housing

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Democratic lawmakers called Monday for California to spend $1.3 billion next year to help workers afford housing and to shelter homeless people ...

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Man gets 17 years in prison for steroid- fueled gym slaying

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A court sentenced a Northern California man to 17 years to life in prison on Monday for beating a fellow gym patron ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 6:58 p.m. | | Man gets 17 years  in prison for steroid- fueled gym slaying Comments 0 Comments

California Assembly approves tobacco- free college campuses

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The California Assembly on Monday approved banning tobacco use on all California State University and community college campuses, building on a package of ...

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Evicted SoCal centenarian gets new home

LA QUINTA  (AP) — A 100-year-old woman evicted from her apartment has a new home in the Southern California desert after a newspaper reported on her ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 6:58 p.m. | | Evicted SoCal centenarian gets new home Comments 0 Comments

Couple whose baby was mauled by dog gave up on 911 calls

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police in San Diego say a couple whose 3-day-old baby was mauled to death by the family dog made two unsuccessful 911 ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 1:17 a.m. | | Couple whose baby was mauled  by dog gave up on 911 calls Comments 0 Comments

Solar-powered plane completes journey across Pacific Ocean

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — A solar-powered airplane on a mission to fly around the world landed in California, completing a risky, three-day flight across a great ...

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