california

January 03, 2019 - 2:53 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) - Winter storms have coated California's Sierra Nevada mountains in snow, but the drought-prone state is still off to another drier-than-normal start to the crucial wet season. California water managers said Thursday the Sierra snowpack is only 67 percent of normal in...
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AP
December 29, 2018 - 2:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shooting death of a California police officer has reignited the debate over sanctuary laws, with a sheriff all but blaming the statewide immigration policy for the killing as he announced the arrest of a man living in the U.S. illegally. A two-day statewide manhunt ended...
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Dreamstime
December 28, 2018 - 9:02 am
(KNX 1070) -- The new year brings new state laws that will affect everything from the criminal justice system to the workplace. Here's a list of some of the laws that may impact your life in 2019. DMV: Californians can now apply for a "non-binary" driver license from the DMV. GRADUATIONS: High...
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AP
December 20, 2018 - 10:20 am
(AP) -- All Shaima Swileh wants is to give her son one more kiss before he dies. The Yemeni woman is about to get her wish after winning her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban so she can fly to California where her 2-year-old son is on life support. The State Department...
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Associated Press
December 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
(KNX 1070) -- A new analysis says more than a million homes and buildings in California sit within high-risk fire zones and more needs to be done to keep them safe. According to the Los Angeles Times , more than 1.1 million structures, an estimated 1 in 10 buildings in California, live within the...
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December 17, 2018 - 7:48 am
(KNX 1070/AP) - ​California is now ditching a plan to place a tax on text messages. California regulators were considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report. But it may...
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December 07, 2018 - 12:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California prosecutors say Amazon has agreed not to sell foie gras in the state from birds that have been force-fed. State lawmakers banned that form of the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy nearly 15 years ago. Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Friday a...
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Pete Demetriou
November 26, 2018 - 8:18 am
(KNX 1070/CNS/AP) -- As people continue to repopulate areas devastated by the Woolsey Fire, some schools and businesses are working to get back up and running. Clean-up has been underway at a number of locations, but some schools will stay closed until health and utility officials finish quality...
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Getty
November 21, 2018 - 1:56 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Joining the ranks of a growing list of celebs devoted to helping victims of California's devastating fires, is Kanye West. West has partnered with Adidas to donate $500,000 to various wildfire relief funds. On a recent episode of the "Ellen Show," Kim Kardashian West appeared to...
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November 20, 2018 - 11:42 am
(CBS News) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke blamed "environmental radicals" for the deadly wildfires in California, saying after he toured the damage from the Camp Fire that environmentalists stop forest management practices that could have prevented the fires. "I will lay this on the foot of those...
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