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But Google's goal of an autonomous car is bumping up against new testing rules from California's Department of Motor Vehicles.
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This fall, the California Lottery is launching Play at the Pump, a five-month pilot program at approximately 100 to 150 retail gas station lottery locations in Los Angeles and Sacramento.
Sacramento, CA, United States - California voters are showing strong early support for a ballot initiative that would expand the state's authority to regulate health insurance rates.
California law and state government treat surface water and groundwater differently, with both resources coming under scrutiny as a three-year drought lingers.
Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.
The bill bans any form of sterilization in a correctional facility for the purposes of birth control unless there is a medical necessity and there is no other alternate procedure available.
Health News: Liberia imposes night curfew due to Ebola outbreak: state radio; FDA approves Sanofi's Gaucher disease drug Cerdelga and more A California program that covers addiction treatments for the poor may have paid $93.7 million in fraudulent claims, a state audit showed.
An air tanker drops fire retardent on a fire which was burning on a ridge northeast of Oakhurst, Calif., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, talks with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, and Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., after they spoke a the 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
California lawmakers sent a bill to ban sterilization surgeries on inmates in California prisons to Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday, after media reports and a later audit showed officials failed to follow the state's rules for obtaining consent for the procedure known as tubal ligation from incarcerated women.
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Shoddy oversight led California to approve almost $1 million for potentially ineligible drug rehab providers, including for services supposedly rendered to dead people, according to a new state audit.
A new study shows that the state has promised more water to individual customers than can be found in California in a given year.
In a recent blog entry , VDARE.com's Brenda Walker wrote about the surge of out-of-state and international students piling into the University of California system because, unlike California residents , the non-Californians are billed full freight to attend, a major attraction for the cash-strapped, big-spending system.
Democrats in California who face close races in November have balked at backing President Barack Obama's climate change message despite the state's worst drought in history, The Hill reported .
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:54 am
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