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1 hr ago | FindLaw
Facebook, like Google, continues to add to its list of services -- Facebook wants to be our everything.
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5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
While interstates are statistically the country’s safest roadways, they’re also vulnerable to one of the deadliest kinds of crashes, where one vehicle crosses the median at a high speed and strikes another traveling the opposite direction.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools.
9 hrs ago | STN Online
Though more details have emerged this week about the fatal truck-motorcoach crash in northern California, officials maintain that it could take months to determine the cause of the fiery collision.
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.
12 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
A new Field Poll yields a surprising result: by 54% to 35%, California voters "say they prefer lower taxes and fewer government services to higher taxes and more government services."
16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The lawmakers who spent the past year pushing for military sexual assault reform are now setting their sights on college campuses.
20 hrs ago | The Coast News
The next front in California's long-running water wars has already opened, and the reasons for it will sometimes be hard to see - but not always.
A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange nearly 100,000 enrollees beyond the original projections of the Obama administration, state officials announced Thursday.
Beagles from a Virginia research lab recently received new homes. Seven beagles along with their human foster parents got to spend some time outside and enjoy the weather and take part in dog-friendly activities.
Thanks to a final April surge, California's Obamacare marketplace enrolled a total of 1.4 million people in private health insurance plans, state officials announced on Thursday, beating a federal forecast by just over 800,000 enrollees.
Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 on Thursday over the deaths of two of its workers on tracks.
Capping six months of open enrollment under the new federal health care law, more than 3 million Californians signed up for a private health insurance or Medi-Cal plan by final deadline Tuesday, state health exchange and Medi-Cal officials announced Thursday morning.
A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange beyond the original enrollment projections of the Obama administration.
With individuals and families having faced the deadline for filing their tax returns this week, it's an opportunity to look at California's tax system and its key role in helping achieve our goals as a state.
Firefighters and other officials work the scene of an accident where two firetrucks answering a call collided en route to a fire Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Monterrey Park, Calif.
The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.