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12 min ago | Business Journal
The board at Covered California got an earful Thursday from two African-American legislators unhappy with what they say was a lack of outreach to the African-American community during the first open enrollment for the new state health benefit exchange.
4 hrs ago | NBC Washington
A pond in the South Bay runs dry due to California's severe drought. Californians have found some ingenious ways of coping with the severe water shortage.
6 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas
Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
9 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut
A San Ramon homeowner is up in arms over being punished for her efforts to conserve during California's severe drought.
13 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
At a panel discussion in April hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California , lawmakers called on the state to do a better job measuring how effectively counties are carrying out prison realignment.
17 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News
COMMERCE >> Despite DMV records that say he hasn't been able to legally drive a car since 2003 Art Chacon , a member of the Central Basin Municipal Water District board of directors, continues to collect a $597 monthly car allowance from the district.
California's attorney general says she will appeal a federal court ruling that struck down the state's death penalty.
California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.
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.
Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling.
Cost concerns may derail efforts by lawmakers and advocates to require more frequent inspections and a swifter response to allegations of abuse and neglect.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:30 pm
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