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October 11, 2019 - 2:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, under a bill that Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he had signed. The Democratic governor...
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October 07, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Coinciding with this week's World Mental Health Day California is launching its first statewide mental health hotline. San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) says this is a new resource, named California Peer-Run Warm Line, to build on the state's current mental health system. “When...
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October 03, 2019 - 11:16 am
The governor of California signed a bill Thursday to help protect the vulnerable, like the elderly, during planned power outages. The law tightens the rules for utility companies that are shutting off electricity. Utilities now may shut off electricity during extreme fire weather. But having the...
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Ameera Butt
October 03, 2019 - 7:38 am
Welp. Ten California cities made the list of the nation's 50 most miserable cities in a list compiled by the Business Insider. The Business Insider used census data to come up with the rankings. The data looked at population, population change, median household income, persons without health...
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October 02, 2019 - 7:21 am
Los Angeles County on Tuesday banned flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and menthol cigarettes amid concerns that the products appeal to young people. The county's Board of Supervisors is also urging California Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass a statewide ban on vaping as...
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September 27, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Federal investigators who examined the burned-out wreckage of a scuba diving boat have not been able to determine what ignited a fire that killed 34 people off the California coast, a law enforcement official said Friday. Teams from the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...
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September 25, 2019 - 8:26 am
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One of the most recent threats to California's environment has webbed feet, white whiskers, shaggy fur and orange buck teeth that could be mistaken for carrots. "Boy, they're an ugly-looking thing," said David Passadori, an almond and walnut grower in central California. "...
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September 24, 2019 - 8:04 am
If you want to have an impact at the ballot box this year and next year, you might want to take part in the 8th Annual National Voter Registration Day Tuesday. Get more info at: https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/ According to Executive Director Brian Miller the goal is to register a quarter-...
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September 19, 2019 - 8:59 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawyers for California and the Trump campaign plan to argue in federal court over a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the primary ballot. A hearing is scheduled for Thursday. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law...
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September 18, 2019 - 1:44 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California. Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. But he also made a point of deriding the state's handling of its homeless crisis, and on Wednesday, he...
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