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  1. State brings down the book on chartersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Wave

    But not in Sacramento. When it comes to dealing with California's successful, independent charter schools, powerful, monied special interests - and the lawmakers they fund - prefer a twist on the adage: If you can't beat them, destroy them.

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  2. Defending free speech from the whims of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Wave

    Recently, a Los Angeles-based federal judge, Manuel Real, issued a ruling temporarily protecting our organization, the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, from demands made by California Attorney General Kamala Harris. The judge's order is an important victory for everyone who believes that one of America's most basic freedoms - the freedom of speech enshrined in the Bill of Rights - should not be subject to the whims of politicians.

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  3. Dubious legislation in full bloom this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Wave

    Spring is near, and the smell of ink drying on new legislation permeates the air in Sacramento. With more than 2,400 pieces of legislation introduced during this session, there are plenty of opportunities for our elected representatives to put forth bad legislation increasing taxes, mandates and burdens on small businesses.

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  4. The impact of Varsity Arts so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Wave

    At Fullerton Union High School, Varsity Arts stories are displayed in a special case along a wall with posters from past shows and promotions for the school's Academy of the Arts. This week, the Register marks two years of Varsity Arts and its continuous weekly high school arts coverage.

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  5. UCI's Will Davis II has left his mark on programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Wave

    Togetherness forged from pain led to UC Irvine's NCAA basketball breakthrough IRVINE - Will Davis II is considered by some, including Coach Russell Turner, the best basketball player ever to play for UC Irvine. With a ticket to the NCAA Tournament in hand because of Davis' work, it's an easy case to make.

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  6. State employees need to contribute more to their retirement health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Wave

    Looming in the background of the California pension crisis has been the state's burgeoning problem of paying for public employee retiree health benefits. Generally offered alongside pension benefits, retiree health benefits have traditionally been more generous than they ought to be, funded less than they should and given relatively little attention.

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  7. Water rules likely to tighten as drought drags onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Wave

    State water officials are scheduled to vote today in Sacramento on whether to ratchet up restrictions to forbid restaurants from offering water to customers who don't ask for it, outlaw landscape watering for 48 hours after it rains, and require hotels to offer a no-wash option for towels and linens. The proposed rules add to restrictions in place since July that forbid watering landscapes in a way that causes water to run off onto the sidewalk, limit outdoor watering for many users to two days per week and compel water suppliers to implement water shortage contingency plans.

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  8. Hard work pays off for Log Cabin RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Wave

    A historic thing happened this month at the California Republican Party Spring Organizing Convention in Sacramento - the party voted to formally recognize the California Chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans. If you're not familiar with them, the Log Cabin Republicans aren't Abraham Lincoln groupies, they are a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization that supports both gay rights and electing Republicans to office.

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  9. Support 'sharing market'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Wave

    Smartphones show the app for ride-sharing service Uber, which has struck a deal with Starwood under which passengers can earn points toward upgrades at the hotel chain. A night's free lodging starts at 3,000 points for the chain's lowest tier of properties.

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  10. South County wrestlers fair well in state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Wave

    Saturday night marked the end of the 2104-15 wrestling season as local combatants Mike Marshall and Dexter Vienvilay took aim at the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, Friday and Saturday. A two-time state qualifier, San Clemente's Marshall placed 5th at this year's meet.

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  11. Police phone surveillance records bring lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Wave

    The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed a lawsuit, claiming the Anaheim Police Department and Sacramento Sheriff's Departments violated the state's Public Records Act by failing to release documents about their use of cell phone surveillance equipment known as StingRays. The lawsuits filed with the Orange County and Sacramento County Superior Courts claim both police departments refused to hand over funding requests, data-sharing policies, judicial authorizations or contracts with the manufacturers of the devices, which are capable of intercepting phone calls and text messages.

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  12. Is Iggy Azalea getting too 'Fancy' with her tour? Rapper reschedules after creative delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Wave

    Iggy Azalea's upcoming U.S. tour is proving to be too fancy: The rapper is rescheduling it because of production delays. Azalea's record label said Tuesday that The Great Escape Tour will not kick off next month.

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  13. State Senate hopeful Wagner holds huge lead in fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Fountain Valley View

    Former Supervisor John Moorlach continues to suffer from lackluster fundraising in his bid to win the special election for state Senate on March 17, with chief opponent and fellow Republican Don Wagner bringing in nearly four times as much as of the filings due Thursday. Moorlach consultant Tim Clark acknowledged last month that the campaign would be outraised by Assemblyman Wagner.

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  14. How regulations kill communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Wave

    As Hillary Clinton infamously said, it takes a village to raise a child. What she didn't observe was that government today rarely works like a village.

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  15. Asian augmentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Wave

    California, our beautiful, resource-rich state, has managed to miss both the recent energy boom and the renaissance of American manufacturing. Hollywood is gradually surrendering its dominion in a war of a thousand cuts and subsidies.

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  16. Weak winter blamed for bleak snowpack levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Wave

    A warming trend will begin today and continue into the weekend, with high temperatures 5 to 12 degrees above seasonal averages. Winds are expected through Thursday.

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  17. Area mountains buried in snow; scattered precipitation due todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Wave

    On the heels of Saturday night's storm, which brought snow to local mountains and small amounts of rain to many communities overnight, a second system is scooting into the area. It's expected to bring more scattered showers and snow to elevations as low as 3,500 feet.

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  18. Letters: DMV: Reap what you sow on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Wave

    Re: "DMV working to reduce wait times" [Local, Feb. 16]: You have to give the governor and state Legislature an "F" for mucking up an already overworked staff at the DMV. Remember, the brain trust in Sacramento passed a new law last year that allows people living here illegally to obtain a driver's license.

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  19. Ask Emily: Health insurance enrollment low among small-business...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Orange County Register

    California has been hailed as national leader in implementing Obamacare, having enrolled about 4 million people in Medi-Cal and Covered California since last year. But when it comes to our health insurance exchange for small businesses - known as SHOP - the Golden State looks tarnished.

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  20. State's plastic bag ban suspended by ballot referendum; voters to decide in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Wave

    In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, a man carries plastic single-use bags past the State Capitol in Sacramento. Election officials said Monday that a trade group had turned in enough signatures to qualify a referendum on California's plastic-bag ban, suspending implementation of the nation‚''s first statewide ban until voters weigh in on the November 2016 ballot.

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