california

July 12, 2018 - 10:55 am
(KNX 1070) -- New York is the worst state to retire in, according to a new analysis. But before you celebrate a victory over the Empire State, California isn't much better. California comes in 6th worst in a new report from Bankrate.com due to the cost of living and taxes. But the Golden State has...
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July 12, 2018 - 10:47 am
(KNX 1070) - A new study says one in 3 households in California struggle to pay for things like housing, food, healthcare and even their taxes. "United Way of California," says 38 percent of households in LA County are having a tough time paying for basic costs of living. Henry Gascon, one of the...
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July 10, 2018 - 10:03 am
(KNX 1070) - There's been a big jump in the number of hate crimes being reported in California. The increase was sizable. Reported hate crimes jumped more than 17 percent in California last year compared with 2016 although the incidents remain relatively rare, according to the state’s Attorney...
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July 09, 2018 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (CBS News) - The Pentagon says the U.S. service member killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan was a soldier from California. In a statement, the Pentagon identified the soldier as Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California. He died Saturday in Tarin Kowt District...
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Pete Demetriou
July 07, 2018 - 8:36 am
(KNX 1070) - The Holiday Fire that destroyed at least 13 homes in Goleta and damaged three others is now 90 percent surrounded after burning 100 acres. The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department says mandatory evacuation areas are now open to residents and homeowners with identification. Authorities...
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July 06, 2018 - 3:43 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A fast-moving fire has destroyed several mobile homes east of San Diego in Alpine. The fire has burned about 350 acres so far. The blaze began along the 8-freeway late this morning and quickly ripped through homes in rural neighborhoods near Viejas Casino. Mike Mohler with Cal Fire...
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July 06, 2018 - 2:23 pm
(KNX 1070) -- It's hot and air conditioning may make you feel more comfortable in the short run. But Southern California will apparently not be able to overcome the long-term impact of rising temperatures. The negatives of changing climate and record-breaking temperatures are profound -- from...
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Associated Press
July 05, 2018 - 12:03 pm
(AP) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by the Trump administration to block two California laws that protect immigrants in the country illegally, but he did put key parts of a third sanctuary law on hold. Judge John Mendez refused to block a law requiring the state to review detention...
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AP
June 30, 2018 - 11:41 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say San Francisco will become the first major U.S. city to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour Sunday under a ballot measure approved by voters in 2014. City Administrator Naomi Kelly says it will be the first to hit the milestone for all workers. But it won't be...
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USA Today
June 28, 2018 - 10:05 am
(KNX 1070) - California lawmakers are expected to vote on a sweeping data privacy measure Thursday that will give much more power to consumers over how they manage their personal information. The legislation would be unprecedented in a lot of ways. It would essentially give Californians more power...
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