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  1. Benefits of artificial turf outweigh 'risks'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    I was intrigued by "Are artificial-turf fields unsafe for athletes?" [Front page, Jan. 25] about how a California lawmaker wants to ban artificial-turf athletic fields because of ground-up rubber pellets from recycled tires. The reason is a "debate" and suspicion that the recycled tires cause cancer.

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  2. Brown's tunnel vision could sink taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    In his fourth and final term, Gov. Jerry Brown intends to start drilling two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Estimated cost: $25 billion.

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  3. California snow survey shows little to be happy aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anaheim Hills News

    Frank Gehrke, chief of California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, left, walks out to the meadow to conduct the second snow survey of the season at Echo Summit, Thursday. The survey showed the snow pack to to be 7.1 inches deep with a water content of 2.3 inches, which is 12 percent of normal for this site at this time of year.

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  4. Lansner: Finding an affordable place to live is a global problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orange County Register

    Hong Kong was home to the least affordable housing – costing 17 times typical local incomes, according to a Demographia analysis. Least affordable homes, in terms of the ratio of an area's median home price to local median household incomes, from a study of 86 major global cities.

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  5. Julie Collier: Parents need more school choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Wave

    The Seattle Times 013 krtnational national; krtworld world; krt; krtcampus campus; mctillustration; 05003000; 05005001; 05005002; 05006000; 09000000; EDU; elementary school; junior high school; krteducation education; krtlabor labor; krtschool school; krtteacher teacher; LAB; middle school; parent organization; krtdiversity diversity; youth; broken; se contributed campanario; school chair; schooldesk school desk; 2013; krt2013; school board Although California does give parents some choice - on paper, at least - beyond settling for a failing public school, the reality is that exercising those options is much more difficult than it ought to be.

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  6. Ovations for Jan. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Wave

    Rancho Cucamonga High School held its 17th annual one-act festival last month. The event encourages schools to submit shorter pieces and original work.

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  7. John Phillips: California Republicans need a full-time chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Wave

    Jim Brulte, a former state senator and current chairman of the California Republican Party, speaks to an executive committee meeting during the 2013 state GOP convention in Anaheim. For those of us happy with our career choice, the work we do is an important part of our identity.

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  8. Woman accused of stabbing neighbor at senior group homeRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Wave

    A 70-year-old woman is in custody on suspicion of stabbing her 75-year-old neighbor at a senior living facility in Sacramento, causing serious injury.

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  9. Letters: Free press under attack in France, U.S.Read the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The Wave

    Certain people may not like the satire printed by the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Clearly, that did not warrant any killings.

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  10. Letters: Democratic policies harm 'their people'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The Wave

    With gas prices set to increase at least 10 cents per gallon - compliments of the global-warming fanatic liberals in Sacramento - it makes me wonder how any intelligent middle class or poor Californians can still support the Democratic Party. Their policies are designed to hammer the same people they claim to care about with higher food, energy and consumer prices.

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  11. Honk: Didn't get a registration notice? That doesn't mean it isn't dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Wave

    If you don't get your registration-due notice in the mail, you can always take a look at the corner of your California license plate so you know what month it will be due by. Q. I received a late-renewal notice for my car's annual registration.

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  12. Editorial: Bullet train's beginning should be its endRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Wave

    California broke ground Tuesday in Fresno on its high-speed rail project, despite the facts that there is no real financial plan to account for the tens of billions of dollars the state will need to complete the bullet train, and the current project is drastically different than that approved by voters in a $10 billion bond measure in 2008. Nonetheless, California High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman Dan Richard assured that "the voters are going to get exactly what they asked for."

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  13. Marcia C. Smith: Ferrets need a big-time PR repRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Wave

    Animal advocates come in all shapes and sizes, including the breed/brood of about 20 who on Jan. 1 rallied in front of a Huntington Beach pet store to free the ferret. Ferrets, the slender, 20-inch-long, 4-pound cousin of the weasel, with brown, black, white or mixed fur and a 5-inch-long tail, are illegal in California, Hawaii and New York City.

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  14. Anaheim back on high-speed rail routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2012 | Dana Point News

    The state's High Speed Rail Authority board on Thursday approved a new business plan for the bullet train route with one notable amendment - adding Anaheim back on as the route's southern terminus. Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray testified before the rail authority in Sacramento advocating for the trains to travel all the way to Anaheim.

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  15. O.C. union to host 'People's Party' in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Wave

    Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, partake in hot dogs supplied by the Orange County Employees Union for their 2011 "People's Inauguration Party." The Orange County Employees Association will extend its vacation from butting heads with the county Board of Supervisors one more day Monday, when the union sets up its hot dog wagon in Sacramento to help celebrate Gov. Jerry Brown 's inauguration.

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  16. Editorial: Cheaper gas, higher taxesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Wave

    It's the kind of logic only a regulator could love. After years of gas prices that kept creeping upward, Californians have seen prices plummet to surprising - and refreshing - levels.

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  17. California contracts termite troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Wave

    From Freddie Mac's weekly survey: The 30-year fixed rate moved higher, to 3.87 percent from last week's 3.83 percent. The 15-year fixed moved up 5 basis points to 3.15 percent from last week's 3.10 percent.

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  18. Brainiac is out to make make our towns the Cities of TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Wave

    Ma and Pa Brainy live. There's plenty of time to look out the window and think important thoughts.

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  19. Koch brothers group sues California AG to block disclosure of its donorsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Wave

    The Americans for Prosperity Foundation, a nonprofit, is challenging an order by Harris that the group reveal to the state the names of its donors. The group says it has donors nationwide, including more than a dozen significant donors who live in Los Angeles.

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  20. Editorial: Can Jerry Brown calm street protests?Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Wave

    Gov. Jerry Brown is in a unique and enviable position, as far as politicians go. He's old but vigorous.

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