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  1. Governor issues 105 pardons, many for drug crimesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Washington Times

    Gov. Jerry Brown continued his practice of forgiveness on Christmas Eve by issuing 105 pardons, mostly for people who have been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and burglary more than a decade ago. The pardons issued Wednesday included a Stanislaus County man sentenced to three years' probation in 1986 for taking expensive wine out of a wine cellar and drinking it.


  2. Aspiranet supports foster and at-risk youth across Ventura County with gift drive at StarbucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 24, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Ventura County foster children and former foster youths' wishes were granted this holiday season with the help of some local Starbucks coffeehouses collecting gifts for leading California human services agency Aspiranet.


  3. Happy Kwanzaa! The Holiday Brought To You By The FBIRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | VDARE

    I will not be shooting any Black Panthers this week because I am Kwanza-reform, and we are not that observant. Kwanzaa, celebrated exclusively by white liberals, is a fake holiday invented in 1966 by black radical/FBI stooge, Ron Karenga-aka Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of United Slaves, the violent nationalist rival to the Black Panthers.


  4. Woman reunited with car stolen nearly 30 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lamar Daily News

    A California woman was reunited with her classic Ford Mustang nearly 30 years after it was stolen, when a man tried to register the muscle car at a Department of Motor Vehicles office. Lynda Alsip said she couldn't ask for a better Christmas present than the return of her forest-green 1967 Mustang, the Monterey County Herald reported Monday "I never thought I would see it again," she told the Herald, standing in a Salinas tow yard next to her car.


  5. Whittier woman in custody for South Pasadena hit-and-run that injured familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH PASADENA >> Police on Tuesday arrested a Whittier woman on suspicion of causing a felony hit-and-run incident that injured a hip hop producer, his wife and baby girl and killed the family's beloved Boston terrier. After urging from a relative, a noticeably upset Tiffani Lowden, 38, of Whittier, turned herself into authorities about 10:30 p.m. Monday, South Pasadena police Chief Arthur Miller said.


  6. 5 good reasons to be a kid again at Disney's California theme parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    Disneyland, the original Disney theme park, opened in California on July 17, 1955. Since then, more than 700 million guests - of all ages - have visited the renowned resort.


  7. NewsThe H FactorHunting for the smartest person in HumboldtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    Well, OK, actually it was a troublesome task. Almost as impossible as finding Bigfoot - except at least our smarties leave bona fide droppings around, indications of their intelligence for a keen person to pick up and stuff in her hunting cap.


  8. State to Quarantine All Arriving from W. Africa who Had Contact with the Ebola-InfectedRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    Although there are no suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola in California, the state's chief health officer issued an order today calling for a 21-day quarantine of anyone who arrives in California from an Ebola-infected area and has had contact with someone confirmed to have the potentially deadly virus. Under the order, anyone who has simply been in an Ebola-infected area -- Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone -- but has not had any confirmed contact with an Ebola patient will not be subject to quarantine.


  9. On Native GroundTHE Boston Bombing Was a Crime, not TerrorismRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2013 | American Reporter

    In perhaps my most impassioned speech to the Los Angeles City Council, Eric Garcetti sat as President of the 14-member body. I was speaking on a foolish proposal to require police to continue answering false alarms in very affluent neighborhoods where they constituted more than 90 percent of all the calls for help to the city's overburdened 911 syatem.


  10. Why Florida Is My Favorite StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Library of Economics and Liberty

    Greg Mankiw wonders why Florida is my favorite state. I'm happy to answer, but must begin with a methodological preamble.


  11. Mississippi fugitive captured this year in Oregon dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Oregonian

    Janet Barreto, a Mississippi woman who was on the U.S. Marshals' Most Wanted Fugitives list when she was captured this year in Oregon, died of natural causes Wednesday morning, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Barreto, 43, pleaded guilty to six counts of child endangerment, three counts of child abuse, and one count of manslaughter and was sentenced to 25 years on Sept.


  12. Amtrak California Sets Ridership RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Edhat

    Over one of the busiest travel period of the year, Californians rode trains in unprecedented numbers this Thanksgiving, despite gas prices dipping to their lowest level in six years. November ridership and revenue reports for Amtrak California are in and boast impressive gains.


  13. Immigration Reform, Driver's Licenses Opportunity for Latino AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Insurance Journal West

    Immigration reform is on next year's horizon, and in California a landmark law enabling undocumented individuals to obtain legitimate driver's licenses is set to be in force in 2015. This all makes the timing ripe for a resurgence of the Latin American Agents Association, according to the founder of the Bell Gardens, Calif.-based group comprised of agents and brokers who provide insurance services to the Hispanic community and other minorities.


  14. All-Mercury News girls volleyball: First team, second team, honorable mentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Valley Christian High School's Ronika Stone spikes the ball during a scrimmage against Woodside High School at Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif. on Tuesday, Sept.


  15. Latest dairy promotion: cow statuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Fresno Bee

    Onlookers check out a cow at a CowParade in Durham, N.C., in 2012. The multicity exhibition of cow statues will be coming to California.


  16. Janet Barreto, Mississippi fugitive captured this year in Oregon, dies in prison, MDOC announcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Mississippi Press

    Janet Barreto, a Mississippi woman who was on the U.S. Marshals' Most Wanted Fugitives list when she was captured this year in Oregon , died in prison today, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Barreto, 43, died shortly after 9 a.m. today at the Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson of natural causes.


  17. How to Banish Holiday StressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Mind you, these aren't gifts you have to purchase -- so you have no excuses not to try to enjoy them. With the rush of prepping for the end of the year, taking stock of goals, and managing the to-dos and emotions of the holiday season , the end of year can be a tough time for business owners and employees .


  18. Is Your Phone's 'Location Services' Enabled? Calif. Attorney General Issues WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 |

    Harris in her alert issued Monday highlighted some of the dangers faced by consumers who use location services by apps on smartphones and other mobile devices. Although the use of the location services that track down consumers' geographic information using satellites, Wi-Fi and cellular tower networks may be convenient, many consumers are unaware that their location may be accessible even when the particular app is not in use.


  19. Fitch Rates LA County Public Works Fin Auth Lease Revs 'A+'; Outlook Revised to PositiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Business Wire

    Repayment of the series 2015 bonds is from the county's annual lease rental payments to the authority, payable from legally available funds, under a covenant to budget and appropriate, subject to abatement. The county's outstanding LRBs and certificates of participation are similarly covered by the county's covenant to budget and appropriate annual lease payments from legally available funds, subject to abatement.


  20. Sonora DMV officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | My Mother Lode

    With the start of a new year soon, the California Department of Motor Vehicles is cautioning customers about a new scam involving false charges for services when applying for driver's licenses. "Paying someone who promises to speed up the process of obtaining a California driver license will only waste your time and money," said DMV Director Jean Shiomoto.