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Paying IRS late strategic move for some

NEW YORK (AP) — The idea of paying taxes late and incurring IRS interest charges elicits a stern “Don’t do that!” from many tax professionals ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 6:36 p.m. | | Paying IRS late strategic move for some Comments 0 Comments

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in USA

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 6:36 p.m. | | Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail   jobs in USA Comments 0 Comments

Trump’s 1st home up for auction for 2nd time in 3 months

NEW YORK (AP) — The first property connected to Republican President-elect Donald Trump has become a hot spot for real estate deal-making.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 6:36 p.m. | | Trump’s 1st home  up for auction for  2nd time in 3 months Comments 0 Comments

Lowe’s planning 2,400 layoffs for full-time workers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina-based home improvement retailer Lowe’s says it’s told approximately 2,400 full-time workers that they will be laid ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 6:35 p.m. | | Lowe’s planning 2,400 layoffs for full-time workers Comments 0 Comments

Unfilled border tunnels in Mexico a security risk

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexico’s inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an “open invitation ...

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Posted: jan. 15, 2017 9:50 p.m. | | Unfilled border  tunnels in Mexico  a security risk Comments 0 Comments

US accuses Fiat Chrysler of cheating on emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government accused Fiat Chrysler on Thursday of failing to disclose software in some of its pickups and SUVs with diesel ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:07 p.m. | | US accuses Fiat Chrysler  of cheating on emissions Comments 0 Comments

Amazon planning to hire 100,000 in next 18 months

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans — and the sharp ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:07 p.m. | | Amazon planning to hire  100,000 in next 18 months Comments 0 Comments

Arby’s to sell venison sandwiches in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fans of venison in Nebraska can go from the end of deer hunting season this weekend to sandwich hunting season at Arby ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:07 p.m. | | Arby’s to sell venison  sandwiches in Nebraska Comments 0 Comments

Nevada casinos turn profit in fiscal 2016; 1st since 2008

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s biggest casinos combined to turn a profit in fiscal 2016 for the first time in eight years, but it wasn ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:06 p.m. | | Nevada casinos turn profit in  fiscal 2016; 1st since 2008 Comments 0 Comments

Huge shift: Snowfall goes from 67% to 161%:

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Recent storms bearing some of the heaviest snow and rain to hit Northern California in decades have helped bring a dramatic turnaround ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 8:43 p.m. | | Huge shift: Snowfall  goes from 67% to 161%:  Comments 0 Comments

STORMS CARRY WALLOP

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 40 percent of California is out of drought, federal drought-watchers said Thursday at the tail end of powerful storms that ...

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Obama expands coastal national monument

EUREKA (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday expanded the territory of the California Coastal National Monument, adding six sites and more than 6,000 acres ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 8:43 p.m. | | Obama  expands coastal national  monument Comments 0 Comments

Flames spew from south state fire station while crew is away

BUENA PARK  (AP) — Flames poured from the windows of a fire station on a rainy Southern California morning, the raging blaze destroying firefighting vehicles and ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 8:43 p.m. | | Flames spew from south state  fire station while crew is away Comments 0 Comments

UC system creates sexual violence post

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California has created a new post for a Title IX coordinator to oversee efforts across its 10 campuses to ...

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Snow: Too much of good thing for skiers in Sierra

TRUCKEE (AP) — The staggering snow totals in the Sierra — more than 10 feet the past week at some ski resorts around Lake Tahoe — are taking ...

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | Snow: Too much  of good thing for  skiers in Sierra Comments 0 Comments

State revenue is growing, so why the talk of deficits?

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s economy is expanding and voters just approved billions of dollars in tax increases, yet Gov. Jerry Brown this week projected a ...

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | State revenue is growing, so why the talk of deficits? Comments 0 Comments

Flooded California residents rescued as storms recede

HOLLISTER  (AP) — Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as a drought-busting series of ...

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | Flooded California residents rescued  as storms recede Comments 0 Comments

Rapper sues San Diego over gang conspiracy law

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A hip-hop musician and a community organizer have sued the city of San Diego for federal civil rights violations over being jailed ...

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | Rapper sues San Diego over gang conspiracy law Comments 0 Comments

A tornado in California? Not as rare as you might think

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The latest storm to wallop Northern California whipped up a small tornado that downed trees and fences near Sacramento.

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 6:38 p.m. | | A tornado in California? Not as rare as you might think Comments 0 Comments

‘Atmospheric rivers’ soak California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They’re called “atmospheric rivers” and they can dump massive quantities of Pacific Ocean water on California, carrying it through the air ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2017 8:02 p.m. | | ‘Atmospheric rivers’ soak California Comments 0 Comments

I-80 reopens in Sierra 20 hours after mudslide

TRUCKEE (AP) —  U.S. Interstate 80 has reopened over the top of the Sierra Nevada after a mudslide shut it down for nearly 20 hours ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2017 8:02 p.m. | | I-80 reopens in Sierra 20 hours after mudslide Comments 0 Comments

Wine country hit hard by heavy storms

FORESTVILLE  (AP) — Emergency crews in rescue boats and helicopters rushed to take advantage of a one-day break between storms Monday to rescue stranded people and ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2017 8:02 p.m. | | Wine country  hit hard by heavy storms Comments 0 Comments

LA advises swimmers, surfers to avoid ocean due to runoff

NEWPORT BEACH (AP) — Los Angeles County health officials are advising swimmers and surfers to stay out of the ocean for at least three days because ...

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Posted: jan. 09, 2017 8:01 p.m. | | LA advises swimmers, surfers to avoid ocean due to runoff Comments 0 Comments

Mudslides partially close I-80, US 50

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mudslides have partially closed two major trans-Sierra routes.

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Uber to help cities get grasp on traffic patterns

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is offering a helping hand to some of the same city leaders it sometimes antagonizes with the aggressive way it runs ...

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Posted: jan. 08, 2017 6:19 p.m. | | Uber to help cities get grasp on traffic patterns Comments 0 Comments

SeaWorld San Diego ending killer whale show

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld San Diego is ending its long-running killer whale show after years of outcry and falling attendance prompted it to renounce theatrical ...

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Posted: jan. 08, 2017 6:19 p.m. | | SeaWorld San Diego ending killer whale show Comments 0 Comments

Brown reps budget amid uncertainty

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown will release a proposed state spending plan this week without knowing the answers to key questions that will have a ...

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Posted: jan. 08, 2017 6:19 p.m. | | Brown reps budget amid uncertainty Comments 0 Comments

CONVICTED AS MAN, IN JAIL AS WOMAN

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A 57-year-old convicted killer serving a life sentence in California became the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery, the prisoner ...

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Posted: jan. 06, 2017 9:40 p.m. | | CONVICTED AS MAN, IN JAIL AS WOMAN Comments 0 Comments

San Diego mayor eyes 2018 race for governor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged to finish his four-year term as he campaigned for re-election last year, a decision that would ...

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Posted: jan. 06, 2017 9:40 p.m. | | San Diego mayor eyes 2018 race for governor Comments 0 Comments

Foreign government may have breached Anthem health data

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A foreign government may have been behind a cyber breach of health insurance company Anthem Inc. that compromised the records of more than ...

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Posted: jan. 06, 2017 9:40 p.m. | | Foreign government  may have breached Anthem health data Comments 0 Comments

SJ Museum is showcasing Stockton Chinatown history

LODI –  A special exhibition on Stockton’s Chinatown opens Jan. 29 with various activities at the San Joaquin County Museum at Micke Grove Park.

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Posted: jan. 06, 2017 9:40 p.m. | | SJ Museum is showcasing Stockton Chinatown history Comments 0 Comments

Yahoo accidently tweets racial slur

SUN NYVALE (AP) — Yahoo Finance says it accidentally tweeted out a racial epithet when promoting a story about the cost of President-elect Donald Trump’s ...

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Posted: jan. 06, 2017 9:39 p.m. | | Yahoo accidently tweets racial slur Comments 0 Comments

Beat poet David Meltzer dies at 79

OAKLAND  (AP) — David Meltzer, a Beat poet and musician who appeared in an influential anthology in his early 20s and went on to complete more ...

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Posted: jan. 06, 2017 9:39 p.m. | | Beat poet David  Meltzer dies at 79 Comments 0 Comments

Vandalized Hollywood sign briefly reads ‘HOLLYWeeD’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No, Los Angeles residents, it wasn’t your hangovers playing tricks on you. The Hollywood sign really did read “HOLLYWeeD” for a ...

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Posted: jan. 01, 2017 9:03 p.m. | | Vandalized Hollywood sign briefly reads ‘HOLLYWeeD’ Comments 0 Comments

Going broke over Fleet Week

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The nonprofit foundation that runs San Diego Fleet Week is out of money, and its board has been negotiating with creditors to ...

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Refugees struggle with PTSD

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California’s capital has emerged as a leading destination for Afghan refugees who were awarded special visas because of their service to coalition ...

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Posted: jan. 01, 2017 9:01 p.m. | | Refugees struggle with PTSD Comments 0 Comments

18 people stuck 100 feet high on Knott’s Berry Farm ride

BUENA PARK  (AP) — Firefighters were slowly lowering 18 people from an amusement park ride stuck 100 feet in the air for more than five hours ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2016 11:55 p.m. | | 18 people stuck 100 feet high on Knott’s Berry Farm ride Comments 0 Comments

California governor’s ‘first dog’ Sutter dies at age 13

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Sutter” Brown, a Pembroke Welsh corgi christened California’s first dog by his owner Gov. Jerry Brown, died Friday following a brief ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2016 7:36 p.m. | | California governor’s ‘first  dog’ Sutter dies at age 13 Comments 0 Comments

Ferry ridership surges on San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ferry ridership on the San Francisco Bay has surged by more than a million passengers in the last four years, as more ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2016 7:35 p.m. | | Ferry ridership surges  on San Francisco Bay Comments 0 Comments

Surge of Central Americans drive jump in border arrests

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Central Americans attempting to enter the United States illegally on the nation’s border with Mexico helped drive a 23 percent increase ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2016 7:35 p.m. | | Surge of Central  Americans  drive jump  in border  arrests Comments 0 Comments

ROSE PARADE FLOAT WEDDING

IRWINDALE  (AP) — Christian Guntert was lying on his back, gluing seeds to the bottom of a giant faux pizza for a Rose Parade float when ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2016 7:35 p.m. | | ROSE PARADE FLOAT WEDDING Comments 0 Comments

Dungeness crabbers on strike from California to Canada

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some consumers may have to settle for not-as-fresh Dungeness crab and others could wait a little longer for their first taste of ...

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Posted: dec. 30, 2016 7:10 p.m. | | Dungeness crabbers on strike from  California  to Canada Comments 0 Comments

TREMBORS FELT IN 209

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A trio of significant earthquakes that struck a remote part of western Nevada early Wednesday were big enough to cause as much ...

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Posted: dec. 28, 2016 8:09 p.m. | | TREMBORS FELT IN 209 Comments 0 Comments

Security tightened for Rose Parade

PASADENA (AP) — Acknowledging they have learned valuable lessons from this year’s terrorist attack in Brussels, authorities said Wednesday they are tightening security at the ...

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Brown appoints two to CPUC

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown appointed two former top aides Wednesday to a state panel that has been roiled by allegations of lax oversight ...

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Posted: dec. 28, 2016 8:09 p.m. | | Brown appoints two to CPUC Comments 0 Comments

Clashes over underground venues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The party is over at Purple 33.

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Posted: dec. 22, 2016 8:23 p.m. | | Clashes over underground venues Comments 0 Comments

90,000 page study backs twin tunnels

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build two giant tunnels to send Northern California water southward moved a step closer Thursday to ...

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Posted: dec. 22, 2016 8:23 p.m. | | 90,000 page study backs twin tunnels Comments 0 Comments

VW owners told not to strip parts before buybacks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday warned Volkswagen owners eligible for a buyback under one of the company’s emissions cheating settlements not ...

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Posted: dec. 22, 2016 8:22 p.m. | | VW owners told not to strip parts  before buybacks Comments 0 Comments

LA sheriff corruption case ends in mistrial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The corruption case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca ended in a mistrial Thursday after jurors deadlocked 11-1 to acquit ...

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Posted: dec. 22, 2016 8:22 p.m. | | LA sheriff corruption  case ends  in mistrial Comments 0 Comments

Wal-Mart pulls Black Lives Matter T-shirt from website

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wal-Mart has pulled a Black Lives Matter T-shirt from its online offerings amid complaints by police.

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Posted: dec. 22, 2016 8:22 p.m. | | Wal-Mart pulls  Black Lives Matter T-shirt from website Comments 0 Comments

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