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  1. Iggy Azalea reschedules tour, Oakland dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The tour now launches in September, with the new Oakland date set for Sept. 24. Tickets for the original Oracle Arena date will be honored at the rescheduled show.

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  2. Iggy Azalea reschedules tour, Oakland dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The tour now launches in September, with the new Oakland date set for Sept. 24. Tickets for the original Oracle Arena date will be honored at the rescheduled show.

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  3. Gov. Brown offers $50 million carrot for college innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Gov. Jerry Brown, who has been critical of public colleges and universities for what he sees as a failure to adapt to the 21st century, is putting state funds behind his position. The governor has pledged $50 million to reward campuses with creative and cost-effective approaches to getting more students to earn degrees in less time.

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  4. Sacramento: Deceased CalFire pilot to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    State capitol flags will be flown at half-staff in honor of CalFire helicopter pilot Jerold "Jerry" Bonner, who was found dead inside his barracks near Los Gatos Friday. Bonner, 72, died while on duty at Alma Helitack Base, after serving with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for almost 16 years.

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  5. Internal Affairs: Sacramento lawmakers not facing shortage of costly giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Saratoga News

    Dying to visit Maui's dormant volcano or its rare black sand beaches? Wishing you could rock out at the next Miley Cyrus concert, but doubtful you'll be able to snag tickets? State lawmakers last year were gifted exotic getaways, concert tickets and much more, according to forms they filed last week with the Fair Political Practices Commission, the state's political watchdog. More than two dozen politicians, including several from the Bay Area, jetted to Hawaii in November for a weeklong junket sponsored by the Independent Voter Project.

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  6. Daniel Borenstein: Obama administration punishes Gov. Brown for pension changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Obama administration is holding up federal transit money for California as it continues to claim Gov. Jerry Brown's 2012 pension changes violate workers' collective bargaining rights -- a dispute that will affect transportation agencies throughout the state, including Santa Clara County's VTA. A federal judge in Sacramento rejected the administration's argument, ruling Dec. 30 that U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez' 2013 threat to block funds was "arbitrary and capricious."

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  7. Review: Bob Seger delivers unforgettable night of rock 'n' rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The night meant so much to these fans, who came from all over the Bay Area to rejoice in the music of Bob Seger and his mighty Silver Bullet Band at the SAP Center in San Jose. They sang along at top volume, often eclipsing Seger's own vocals, as they took one musical stroll down Memory Lane after another on Thursday.

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  8. Korean mom convicted in Northern California of abducting her American-born daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    An immigrant convicted in Northern California of abducting her American-born baby could face deportation to her native South Korea. The Sacramento Bee reports 43-year-old Nan-Hui Jo was found guilty Tuesday in Yolo County Superior Court.

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  9. March 4 Readers' letters: California must face drought challenges togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    We agree California needs to be serious about protecting the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta but it isn't as simple as picking sides between people and fish. Nor should it be.

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  10. UC to cap out-of-state students at Berkeley, UCLARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Under mounting political pressure to admit more California students into the state's prized research university system, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Tuesday a cap on out-of-state enrollment at UC Berkeley and UCLA for the coming academic year. The two campuses have the most competitive admissions in the system, with fewer than 20 percent of all in-state freshman applicants gaining admission.

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  11. California firefighters disciplined over sexual behavior near academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    An assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts, and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state's fire academy, according to documents made public Monday. The documents released to The Associated Press under a Public Records Act request are the latest disciplinary reports to be made public because the firefighters appealed their discipline to the State Personnel Board.

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  12. Dan Walters: Legislature may regain mapmaking control for redistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    One can read too much into questions and comments from appellate judges during oral arguments, but with that caveat, it appears that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to erase the redrawing of congressional districts by independent commissions created by voters through the initiative process. If it happens, it would presumably strike that power from California's redistricting commission, and could lead to other outcomes, such as invalidating the state's top-two primary system in congressional and U.S. Senate elections.

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  13. California drought: Water conservation weakening as drought worsensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    California is heading into a fourth summer of a historic drought, but when it comes to conserving water, its urban residents are going backward. Statewide, Californians cut water use 8.8 percent in January, compared to the previous January, according to new data released Tuesday by the State Water Resources Control Board.

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  14. Career Technical Education: In California it's an endangered speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    As superintendent of MetroED and the largest Career Technical Education center in Northern California, I often visit with legislators in Sacramento to discuss the future of these programs. Last year, I was disappointed that many CTE programs were in danger of closing at the end of the school year due to the new Local Control Funding Formula and a lack of dedicated funds.

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  15. Richmond: Pedestrian hit, killed by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Amtrak train hit and killed a person Monday afternoon near Central Avenue, according to a spokesman for the rail carrier. The southbound Capitol Corridor train was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose with 78 passengers aboard.

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  16. UC applications in limbo during California budget standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications, but they have no idea how many new students they can enroll. The uncertainty stems from the very public clash between university President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown over the state's role in underwriting the cost of a UC education for qualified Californians.

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  17. Family backs mom of infant found dead along Northern California riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The family of the mother suspected in the death of her 20-day-old boy said they are supporting her. Authorities found the three-week old body of Justice Rees under heavy brush near the Sacramento River Wednesday morning.

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  18. Bob Seger: Last 'Ride' for rock icon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    It sounds like a not-so-subtle code for "goodbye." And as Seger brings his longtime Silver Bullet Band and the Ride Out Tour to Northern California for two shows, devotees of the Detroit singer-songwriter's fiery blend of Motor City R&B and heartland rock are worried that the soon-to-be septuagenarian is ready to call it quits after a half-century in the business and more than 50 million records sold. 2 comments

  19. The DMV at 100: What does the next century hold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Saratoga News

    Courtesy California Department of Motor Vehicles -- This historic photo depicts the activity in the California Department of Motor Vehicles field office in Bakersfield in 1966. The DMV is celebrating its 100th anniversary in February following its creation in 1915.

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  20. Late-winter storms spread across areas of California, SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Parts of California were getting a welcome dose of rain and snow from a storm system moving through the state, while late-winter weather dumped snow elsewhere in the Southwest. It began snowing in the Sierra Nevada late Friday, and the resorts reported receiving 12 to 18 inches of snow at 8,000 to 10,000 feet, said Jim Matthews, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sacramento.

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