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AP
May 21, 2019 - 1:26 pm
California sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from canceling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project, escalating the state's feud with the federal government. The Federal Railroad Administration announced last week it would not give California the money awarded by...
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Getty
May 03, 2019 - 7:10 am
The California attorney general's office will review how the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has handled sexual abuse allegations, including whether it followed mandatory reporting requirements to law enforcement, according to a letter reviewed by The Times. The letter, dated Thursday, from state...
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CBS News via LA County Sheriffs Dept
May 02, 2019 - 12:23 pm
A man charged with murder and attempted murder of young women in the L.A. area will face trial Thursday. The trial is underway for a man accused of violently stabbing several women in the Los Angeles area. Prosecutors say Michael Gargiulo, the so-called "Hollywood Ripper," targeted young women in...
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April 10, 2019 - 11:24 am
State lawmakers are demanding answers from the DMV on reforming the agency after a series of failures from long customer wait times to computer outages. Vince Fong from Bakersfield had this question for the acting director of the DMV: "You're asking for $224 million above the existing budget. How...
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USA Today
April 05, 2019 - 12:08 pm
The state of California continues to lead the charge in trying to block the Trump administration from diverting federal funds to pay for a border wall. California @AGBecerra has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to block the Trump administration from diverting $1.6B in federal taxpayer...
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Getty
April 04, 2019 - 8:28 am
(KNX 1070) -- Once again, the National Transportation Safety Board is urging California to ban all cell phone use in cars, even by drivers using hands-free devices. A federal safety expert is calling on California to pass a new law to ban all cell phone use in cars, even of hands-free devices...
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March 18, 2019 - 6:56 am
State officials say California is holding on to more than $9 billion in unclaimed property and it's trying to return it to its proper owners. The money is from abandoned bank accounts, uncashed payroll checks, stocks, and insurance benefits. California’s Unclaimed Property Law requires banks,...
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AP
March 10, 2019 - 1:17 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling complaints against police produced numbers so unrealistically small that the board overseeing the tally wants departments to make changes to encourage more people to come forward. The panel's most recent report...
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March 04, 2019 - 12:07 pm
The state Supreme Court has just upheld a rule that took away a pension perk for state workers. The Justices decided then Gov. Jerry Brown was within his rights to get rid of the perk that allowed employees to pad their pensions by buying five extra years of service. But the ruling did not settle...
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February 19, 2019 - 5:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement follows through...
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