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  1. Dumb, obsolete laws need to be culledRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Wave

    Riverbank Mayor Richard O'Brien, left, and Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto ride Zboard electrically powered skateboards during a press event near the State Capitol in Sacramento in 2014. Olsen is trying to change state law, which makes motorized skateboards illegal.

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  2. Big Labor's Legislature in SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Wave

    If there were any doubts about who runs the show in Sacramento, a new report from the California Labor Federation should put those notions to rest. Based on a scorecard of 33 votes taken during 2014, 32 state lawmakers - all Democrats - earned a perfect 100 percent rating from the labor group that represents more than 1,200 local unions and 2.1 million union members.

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  3. 73-year-old woman convicted of killing third husband, 30 years after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Wave

    A 73-year-old grandmother from Northern California has been convicted of murder in the shooting death of her third husband The Sacramento Bee reports a Placerville jury took less than two hours Wednesday to return a guilty verdict against Colleen Ann Harris. Seventy-two-year-old Robert Harris was found dead from a shotgun blast at the couple's home in 2013.

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  4. Does Brown's school board back kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Wave

    Gov. Jerry Brown is using his power of appointments to remake the state Board of Education. All its 11 members, who oversee policy for K-12 schools, have been appointed by him.

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  5. California Capitol on alert over anti-vaccine threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    The impassioned debate surrounding California legislation to remove the personal-belief exemption for vaccinations has bubbled over into threats against lawmakers and heightened security measures for at least one state senator. Sen. Richard Pan, a Sacramento Democrat who introduced SB277 , said the in-house law enforcement unit has provided him with extra security in recent weeks, after his office began receiving alarming phone calls, e-mails and Facebook comments from opponents of the bill.

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  6. May 3rd is California's Real Tax DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    On that day, the state's taxpayers have finally made enough money to pay their total tax burden for the year, according to the non-partisan Tax Foundation. Starting the next day, you actually get to keep the money you make.

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  7. The hard reality of Tax Day in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    April 15 is forever recognized by everyone as the day of the year that you settle up your "debt" with the government, if you have one. Some people have no tax liability because only 60 percent of people actually pay taxes in California.

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  8. Beware Sacramento's job-killer billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wave

    "First do no harm," admonishes the Hippocratic Oath. That's also a good prescription for the California economy.

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  9. Let local water agencies handle droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Wave

    Sacramento leaders have failed for more than 60 years to address the long term management of the state's water resources. The reason is the governor and the legislators, for much of the past six decades, have tried to handle all aspects of water management, when their focus should be on storage and major projects needed to minimize the impact of droughts.

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  10. Californians deserve a right to medical innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Wave

    Last month, California legislators began debating Senate Bill 128, legislation that would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients. In Sacramento-speak, this legislation has "legs" and many expect it could become law this year.

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  11. Whiting: Propelled by Brittany Maynard's tragic story, California...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Wave

    A photo of Brittany Maynard sits on the dias of the Senate Health Committee as lawmakers took testimony on proposed legislation allowing doctors to prescribe life ending medication to terminally ill patients, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Wednesday. Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old San Francisco Bay Area woman who had terminal cancer, moved to Oregon where she could legally end her life.

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  12. Private email also big in SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Wave

    Surveying California's leading officials, the Associated Press recently discovered that Hillary Clinton is not the only prominent Democrat to use their private, personal email accounts to carry on government business. California lacks a general policy that would restrict the practice.

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  13. Tech teacher at Tustin wins statewide awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Tustin News

    Tustin High School teacher Ed Hernandez was recently named California Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year. The award was presented by the California Chapter of the Association from College and Technical Education during the annual Educating for Careers Conference in Sacramento.

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

    Tuesday Mar 31 | 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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  15. 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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  16. Dubious legislation in full bloom this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | 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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  17. The impact of Varsity Arts so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | 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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  18. UCI's Will Davis II has left his mark on programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  19. State employees need to contribute more to their retirement health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  20. Water rules likely to tighten as drought drags onRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | 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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