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42 min ago | Free Republic
Anyone working in a California restaurant or bar who prepares ready-to-eat food - from bagels to sushi to fruit salad to cocktails - has to wear gloves or use deli tissue, spatulas or tongs.
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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
CREDO Action is helping put together another big anti-fracking event on March 15th to put the pressure on Governor Jerry Brown : California's drought is the worst in recorded history -- and, despite the recent rain, it's expected to continue for the foreseeable future.
9 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
In this photo taken Friday March 7, 2014, Eric Henry gases up his car in Sacramento, Calif.
10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
In this Oct. 19, 2009 file photo, Samuel Bagdorf of San Francisco, who suffers from anxiety disorders, lights his marijuana pipe at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 19, 2009.
10 hrs ago | ABC News
California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
12 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Covered California is redoubling its efforts to reach the Latino community. The state's health exchange has doubled its advertising campaign for Spanish-speaking residents.
Despite urgent calls for water conservation amid one of California's worst droughts, more than 255,000 homeowners and businesses across the state can still use all the water they want without paying higher bills.
California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
California Democrats on Saturday vowed to restore their two-thirds majority in the legislature and push their statewide success eastward in an effort to retake a majority in Congress.
The U.S. Department of Education is allowing California to bypass federal requirements by giving standardized tests in math and reading to millions of public school students this spring without publicly reporting results or using them to hold schools or teachers accountable.
A wave of low pressure will move across the central portion of the U.S. on Saturday, while a cold front is expected to approach the Pacific Northwest.
Together with Missouri, these states produce more than 20 billion eggs per year, 10% of which are sold to California consumers.
California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein convened a rare public session of the Senate Intelligence Committee last month, showcasing Capitol Hill's sometimes touchy oversight of the nation's spy apparatus.
Flood Warning issued March 7 at 11:20AM EST expiring March 7 at 11:50PM EST in effect for: Fountain, Parke, Vermillion, Warren ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is showing off his cooking skills online by sharing his recipe for an 80,000-calorie steak and egg sandwich.
Protesters lined up outside SeaWorld San Diego Tuesday evening to send a message to an international trade organization holding an event at the park.
Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the state Senate leader and other Democratic lawmakers propose tightening rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
California, Illinois and Wisconsin are among the states that allow union members to stalk, harass and threaten victims - so long as they are putatively doing "legitimate" union business.