August Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. California spends $13.4 million to fix Obamacare service woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... consumers and insurance agents have complained about the exchange's shoddy customer service and long hold times. In August, the exchange answered 1% of calls within 30 seconds, far short of its 80% goal. Lee said the exchange is nearly doubling its ...

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  2. Embattled founder of Seattle megachurch resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Press-Telegram

    ... asked to resign, and that they were surprised to receive his resignation letter. Driscoll took a leave of absence in August so church leaders could investigate whether he was fit to lead, following accusations that he bullied members, threatened ...

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  3. Suspect arrested after road rage shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | SFBay

    A San Francisco man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged road rage shooting in August, police said Thursday. Officers arrested Easy Chang, 25, who is suspected of being involved in a non-fatal shooting on Aug. 31 at the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Broderick Street in the city's North of Panhandle neighborhood.

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  4. Study: Third of Oakland restaurant workers can't afford the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | SFGate

    ... diners from across the Bay Area to spend their money in Oakland. But a survey of 500 Oakland restaurant workers from August 2013 to July 2014 found that 36 percent often did not have enough money to buy food for themselves and their families. More ...

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  5. EDITORIAL: There's much more we can do to save water in the ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Fresno Bee

    ... water board, Californians cut water use by 4% in June, compared to a year ago; in July, there was a 7.5% decline. By August, the latest figures available, people had reduced usage by 11.5%. Fresno residents are doing an even better job in cutting ...

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  6. Bob PratteBOB PRATTE: East Hemet Little Free Library used a " and cheeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Press-Enterprise

    I am happy to report the Little Free Library in East Hemet has been both cheered and enthusiastically visited since it was opened in August by newlyweds Chase Pendelton and Rebecca Crawford-Pendelton. "It's going amazingly well," Chase Pendelton, 27, said.

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  7. With survey results in, Glendale students feel 'hopeless'Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Glendale News-Press

    ... could be financial or tied to the pressure of getting into a good college. When school officials saw the results this August, they immediately sought to hire more staff and added a full-time therapist to work at Rosemont Middle School. "His job is ...

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  8. U.C. takes stand against BDS advocacy in classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... from using the classroom to support a cause such as the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS). In August, the Joint Council of UAW 2865 - a body of 83 elected officers that oversees some 13,000 teaching assistants, tutors and others ...

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  9. Elk Grove medical school moves closer to accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Business Journal

    ... review process - but the big news will be when we get it." The university filed an accreditation application in August 2013. The proposed medical school, which would be one of the nation's first for profit, had hoped to kick off classes this summer, ...

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  10. Keeping political bias out of U.C. classrooms is good policyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... exists, and for good reason. Poisoning the classroom with this kind of biased instruction is wrong and dangerous. In August, the leadership of the union that oversees some 13,000 teaching assistants, tutors and student workers throughout the U.C. ...

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  11. Stocks sink yet again, dragged down by energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KTVU Oakland

    ... Investors are also dealing with more disappointing economic news out of Europe. Germany's exports sank 5.8 percent in August; the biggest monthly drop in five years. The figure raises concerns that Europe's largest economy may fall into recession. ...

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  12. Environment Committee Approves Water RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Patch.com

    ... said residents responded to the voluntary measures by cutting back use by 5.7 percent in September and 4.4 percent in August. Halla Razak, director of the city's Public Utilities Department, said the major water wholesaler in Southern California -- ...

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  13. Stockton Animal shelter gets $30K prize, $70K giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | RecordNET

    ... that come into their care. According to the ASPCA, Stockton's shelter saved 2,516 stray animals from June through August, an increase of 1,533 over the same period a year ago. Animal-rights activists, who have been fierce watchdogs over the shelter, ...

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  14. Salinas conserves more water but wasting is rampantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Salinas Californian

    ... than 400 retail urban water suppliers around the state, and tracked the percentage of reduction during June, July and August of this year. The supplier in Salinas is California Water Services Co., or CalWater, an investor-owned public utility. Water ...

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  15. San Diego Mayor Wants to Impose Water RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Patch.com

    ... residents have responded to the voluntary measures by cutting back use by 5.7 percent in September and 4.4 percent in August, but said more needs to be done. "The vast majority of San Diegans have conserved, and I want to thank them for their ...

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  16. Germany's 2014 RV Caravan Salon a fusion of old and newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... debuted its In-Wall TM Slide-Out System at the event. The Caravan Salon, which opened its doors to the public on 30 August, runs through Sunday, 7 September. This year, the Caravan Salon covers more than 190,000 square metres, occupying eleven halls ...

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  17. NRF Letter to PMA, ILWU on Contract Negotiations, Port CongestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | World Trade

    ... Coast ports. We are deeply troubled by the fact that no apparent progress has been made in the negotiations since August, when the PMA and ILWU announced a "tentative deal" on health benefits. Whether intentional or not, the fact that neither the ...

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  18. Brain TrustRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | UC San Diego

    ... of Health to lay the groundwork for visualizing the circuits of the brain and how they work. That followed an August announcement by the National Science Foundation of early concept grants for brain research from the BRAIN Initiative to another four ...

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  19. Runner, 80, Breaks National Record at Rock 'n' Roll San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Competitor Magazine

    ... San Jose Half Marathon in 2 hours, 21 minutes, 20 seconds. Not bad for a woman who celebrated her 80th birthday in August. Good enough, in fact, to set a U.S. record, pending certification. Hurrell stands 4 feet, 11 3/4 inches. She lives in the ...

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  20. Local memorial for M-A/Stanford grad Bill Ready planned for Saturday, Oct. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | InMenlo.com

    William Andrew Ready, 71, passed away on August 31, 2014 at Norton Old Brownsboro Crossing Hospital in Louisville, KY. A local memorial reception will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Stanford Faculty Club from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.

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