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31 min ago | The Orange County Register

UAW rejects Boeing C-17 labor offer as 'economically inferior'

The aerospace union that represents an estimated 1,000 workers on Boeing Co.' s dying C-17 cargo jet program in Long Beach rejected a proposed contract because of cuts to pension and medical benefits, union officials announced Thursday.


6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Sow There! Despite drought, roses thrive and weeds try to take over

Poppies can be space-grabbers, but when ideally placed, they grab space that would have been hogged by weeds.


7 hrs ago | Beachcomber

Think Like Us or Face Our Wrath

Are you afraid to speak your mind? I would bet many conservative people like me actually take time to seriously think about what they are going to say out of fear of being labeled with a very nasty adjective when addressing social and political issues.


12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Prop 8 Lawyer's Views On Gay Marriage Evolving

Opponents of same-sex hold signs outside of San Francisco city hall after a decision to lift a stay on same-sex marriages was announced August 12, 2010 in San Francisco, California.


18 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia Water Wise: Here are your new water rules

The City of Visalia's Stage 4 water restrictions went into effect today, with many residents still wondering exactly what that means.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ventura County Star

Gardens of the World Announces 12th Free Concert Series

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks, CA is hosting its 12th annual, free summer concert series that will run on four concurrent Sundays beginning August 3, 2014.


The Willits News

Willits Datebook for April 16 to April 25

Chosen scripts will be produced on the last weekend of July, first weekend of August.



Headlining Coachella's Gobi Stage, Lucent Dossier Experience releases ...

The new images of Lucent Dossier enchant us with their mysterious, haunted aesthetic in a classic portrait style.


KTVU Oakland

Yellow fever mosquito found in Menlo Park

San Mateo County health officials announced that the latest detection of yellow fever mosquito was found in Menlo Park last week.


LA Observed

Hey, Baker ... what's your sign?

For years, the signal you-are-here Mojave Desert roadside attraction was the 13-story electrified thermometer hard by the I-15.



Arcata City Council to consider street mural ordinance; letter supporting water bond on tap

The Arcata City Council will meet today to review an ordinance that would allow people to paint murals within city limits under certain conditions.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus GOP committee considers disciplining one of own

Republican leaders in Stanislaus County will consider punishing one of their own for airing dirty laundry, publicly questioning U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham's integrity and harming the local GOP fundraising effort.


Glendale News-Press

State moves to reduce toxin

After receiving 18,000 comments, the California Department of Public Health on Tuesday recommended setting the maximum limit for a water contaminant known as chromium 6 at 10 parts per billion, bringing the new cap on the pollutant that has plagued Glendale water for decades one step closer to finalization.



Mary Jo Escobedo

Mary Jo was born to ranch owners Jose B. and Teresa M. Garcia in San Jose, Arizona.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Lafayette School board takes another look at meeting security

The Lafayette Parish School Board could pay more than $5,500 annually for security at its meetings if the board opts Wednesday to approve a policy related to hiring a security officer.


The Fresno Bee

California professor repeats history with Pulitzer

Eighteen years later, the surprise and slight panic Taylor felt repeated themselves when the 58-year-old professor of early American history got the news Monday via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for "The Internal Enemy," his book about the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.


San Diego Source

Lack of subcontractor license halts Pinnacle Towers work

Work on the drywall portion of the 965-unit, $150 million Pinnacle Towers high-rise apartment at 1443 Island Ave. has been halted because a drywall subcontractor is not licensed in California.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Parents alerted of allegations made against former school principal

A letter went home to parents in the Palo Alto Unified School District Friday, alerting them to allegations made against a former principal.


The Press-Enterprise

BEAUMONT: Housing tract ready to hatch

Michael White, vice president of CV Communities, told 67 people at the monthly Good Morning Beaumont breakfast on Friday, April 11, about Sunny-Cal, a proposed development of almost 500 homes that would be built east of Interstate 10, between Cherry Valley Boulevard and Brookside Avenue, across the boulevard from a much-discussed proposed warehouse ... (more)



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