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3 hrs ago | 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.

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20 hrs ago | RecordNET

Mary Jo Escobedo

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Epicurious.com

The Five Things You Need to Eat at Coachella This Weekend

Tens of thousands of shirtless young people will descend upon the California desert this weekend for a festival that contains music, eating, and a good amount of NSFW activity.

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The Modesto Bee

Man convicted of killing 4 dies at Montana prison

Prison officials say 48-year-old Ronald James Ward Jr. was found unresponsive in a high-security housing unit Wednesday evening.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

California city turns up heat on Sriracha maker

The Irwindale City Council voted 4-0 Wednesday to tentatively declare Huy Fong's 2-year-old bottling plant a public nuisance.

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Examiner.com

50 years after race-riots: Have African Americans truly recovered?

Race riots certainly aren't new to America, but when the 1960s mass race riots spread like wild fire throughout the Northern states it made America fall to its knees in the middle of one of America's biggest wars, World War III or 'The Cold War' with the underlining anger between Blacks and Whites escalating to the effect of the most horrific, ... (more)

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Potrero View

1200-1210 17th Street Eligible for California Register, Ad...

A new study has found that two steel-frame buildings at the Cor-o-Van site are eligible for listing on the California Register of Historic Resources.

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Davis Enterprise

Council expected to choose interim city manager next week

The city of Davis announced late Wednesday that the City Council likely will hire an interim city manager next week whose career specialty is getting municipal budgets in order.

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The Business Journal

Former Sonoma Valley Bank executives, developer arrested on multiple federal charges

Former top executives of the failed Sonoma Valley bank and North Bay real estate developer Bijan Madjlessi were arrested Wednesday on a multiple federal charges stemming from activities prior to the bank's collapse, according to the office of Melinda Haag, U.S. attorney in Northern California.

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RecordNET

SUSD police chief sworn in

Gustafson, 40, was hired in February to lead the small department of officers who work as school resource officers and on patrol.

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Contra Costa Times

Review: Haim dazzles at Fillmore

The highly heralded sister act, which has gone from relative obscurity to teetering on the verge of superstardom in just a matter of months, was absolutely dynamite during its concert on Wednesday at the Fillmore in San Francisco.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Arraignment of Irwindale officials delayed yet again

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge delayed the seventh attempt since August to arraign three Irwindale officials accused of corruption.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Ventura County Star

CI's Goleta campus to offer Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Studies

CSU Channel Islands has announced that its Early Childhood Studies Bachelor of Arts degree program is now taking applications for a fall 2014 cohort allowing individuals to complete the final two years of their degree at the CI Goleta campus.

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The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore: City hires public works chief

Lake Elsinore City Hall has a new executive employee with the hiring of Vince Damasse as the city's new public works director.

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