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3 hrs ago | Indybay.org

California Wolf-protection Decision Postponed 90 Days by Commission

VENTURA, Calif.- After hearing several hours of public testimony from an overflow crowd of more than 200 people and receiving more than 2,600 pages of comments, California Fish and Game commissioners voted on Wednesday to postpone until July their decision on extending state Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

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.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Fire truck rams California eatery; 14 injured

The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.

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Related Topix: California, Texas, State Prisons, Prison

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Governor calls special session on rainy-day fund

He wants to replace the current ballot measure, which seeks to divert more state revenue into the rainy-day fund and would make it harder to tap the money except in case of emergencies such as wildfires or earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, US News, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Environmental Leader

Water Recycling on Tap in California

Two treatment plants in El Dorado Hill treat, millions of gallons of brown wastewater every week, and millions of gallons of clean water pour out to irrigate the lawns of 4,000 homes.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors

WLBT-TV Jackson

Just In Time for Coachella: Own A Piece of the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs

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The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: California bill would revamp tax checkoff program

State tax revenue continued to outpace budget estimates last month, with year-to-date revenue now $1.4 billion more than the Brown administration projected, the state Department of Finance reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: California, Tax, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Indybay.org

John Laird, a strange kind of ocean protector

There is no doubt that the oceans are in deep trouble with folks like Secretary John Laird and Senator Fran Pavley in charge of "ocean protection" in California.

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Related Topix: California, Environment, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Republican Pete Peterson Leading in California Secretary of State's Race

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Related Topix: California, US News

Forbes.com

California Plans For A Hydrogen Future

The Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development for the State of California held an event at the Toyota USA Automobile Museum yesterday.

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KIDK CBS 3

Police: Men killed 4 while wearing ankle monitors

Two registered sex offenders charged with raping and murdering four women in Southern California while the men were wearing ankle monitors are scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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Pasadena Star-News

Sign up extension for Covered California ends at midnight Tuesday

It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: California, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

The Fresno Bee

Field Poll: Calif. voters deeply skeptical of Congress

California voters remain intensely disapproving of the work conducted on their behalf on Capitol Hill, but they continue to offer a more upbeat assessment of the efforts of their own representatives, according to the latest Field Poll.

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KTVN Reno

5 California Things to Know for Tuesday

Both drivers in the deadly crash of a FedEx truck and bus full of students en route to Humboldt State had clean driving records.

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Related Topix: California, California High-Speed Rail, UC Davis

Inside Bay Area

California career-college oversight failure draws legislators' attention

California's oversight of private career colleges could be heading for a major remake after an audit found the state's regulatory bureau has done a poor job of protecting students from fraud and deception.

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SFGate

California senate considers new seafood...

Goeff Shester, California Program Director at Oceana, takes a sample from the Wild Sturgeon he has ordered in a restaurant for a DNA analysis.

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Related Topix: California, Life, Food, Seafood, San Francisco, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Top Democratic lawmaker backs off 'carbon tax'

The state Senate leader on Monday backed off an unpopular proposal for a so-called carbon tax on consumer fuels and instead wants to dedicate billions of dollars generated by California's greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.

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Related Topix: California, California High-Speed Rail, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Steinberg says California cap-and-trade money should be spent on housing, transit, high-speed rail

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, left, Gov. Jerry Brown, center, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, right, celebrate a budget deal with a formal announcement at the California Capitol on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

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Fox 23

Democratic California lawmaker backs off 'carbon tax'

California's state Senate leader is backing off a proposal for a so-called carbon tax, and instead wants to dedicate billions generated by the state's greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.

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Related Topix: California, California High-Speed Rail, US Governors, Jerry Brown

The Washington Post

Why Richard Nixon is the key to Don Draper

Watching the first episode of the final season of "Mad Men," I found myself agreeing with my colleague, Washington Post television critic Hank Stuever , that the show is "as watchable as ever, and also as unsatisfying as ever, as it veers toward the helter-skelter."

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, California, Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, US Politics, US News

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