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California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.
4 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
Democratic lawmakers say they will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million to provide legal help for unaccompanied children from Central America.
4 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling.
6 hrs ago | ProPublica
Cost concerns may derail efforts by lawmakers and advocates to require more frequent inspections and a swifter response to allegations of abuse and neglect.
10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
But Google's goal of an autonomous car is bumping up against new testing rules from California's Department of Motor Vehicles.
14 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora
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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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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 04:19 pm
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