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California lawmakers discuss groundwater poisoning

California lawmakers discuss groundwater poisoningLawmakers asked state agencies why they have not been properly regulating toxic wastewater left over from gas and oil extractions that is being pumped into federally protected aquifers used for drinking water and crop irrigation.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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UC Irvine's American flag ban draws rebuke from GOP lawmakers, veterans

UC Irvine's American flag ban draws rebuke from GOP lawmakers, veteransGOP lawmakers and veterans are calling for protection of the American flag after a California college student council banned its display.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Ban on red-light cameras proposed

Ban on red-light cameras proposedThe legislation aims at preventing cities from adding additional traffic cameras and requires those cities that already have them to do safety studies to determine their effectiveness.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Stockton: Central-E-S

Stockton PD sergeant ready for move to congress

Stockton PD sergeant ready for move to congressSgt. Kathryn Nance hopes to unseat 5-time Rep. Jerry McNerney.
  • Stockton: Central-E-S
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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California lawmakers want to exempt diapers from sales tax

California lawmakers want to exempt diapers from sales taxThe sponsor of the bill says the move could save California families up to $100 per child a year.
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  • 1 month ago
California News

Proposed bill would require all bicyclists to wear helmets

Proposed bill would require all bicyclists to wear helmetsAll bicyclists will be required to wear a helmet according to a new bill
  • California News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
California News

California lawmakers discuss bias among law enforcement

California lawmakers discuss bias among law enforcementLawmakers in California discussed racial bias among police officers at the Capitol Tuesday.
  • California News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Business groups critical of anticipated climate change bill

Business groups critical of anticipated climate change billLegislation that would cut gas consumption by 50 percent and require half of California's electricty from renewable energy in the next 15 years is meeting opposition
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

$1,000 Hepatitis C drug in spotlight at healthcare hearing

$1,000 Hepatitis C drug in spotlight at healthcare hearingThe cost of treating the virus with Solvaldi can be more than $80,000.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Bill would repeal 10-cent fee on paper bags in plastic bag ban

Bill would repeal 10-cent fee on paper bags in plastic bag banOne bill, AB 191, would repeal the 10-cents fee on paper bags which is part of the new law. Another piece of legislation, AB 190, would to repeal the plastic bag ban.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
California News

County jail populations dip after voter-approved measure

County jail populations dip after voter-approved measureSome are avoiding jail time under Proposition 47.
  • California News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

High approval for Gov. Jerry Brown, support for budget

High approval for Gov. Jerry Brown, support for budgetA new poll finds Californians are more optimistic than they have been in years
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 2 months ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

Employee accused of bringing gun into government building

Employee accused of bringing gun into government buildingBryan Thurmond was arrested when he reported to work Tuesday morning, CHP said.
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Stockton: Central-E-S

Stockton City Council at odds over communication

Stockton City Council at odds over communicationThe Stockton City Council seems to have some communication issues, based on comments toward the end of Tuesday night's meeting.
  • Stockton: Central-E-S
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Money

Analyst: Governor underestimates revenues by $2 billion

Analyst: Governor underestimates revenues by $2 billionThe potential additional funds would mean more money for schools and more reason for advocates to fight for increased spending.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
California News

State senator takes aim at 'frivolous' ADA lawsuits

State senator takes aim at 'frivolous' ADA lawsuitsPart of Senate Bill 67 would require attorneys filing suit over ADA violations would have to show actual harm from those violations.
  • California News
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Stockton: Central-E-S

New San Joaquin Co. district attorney plans changes

New San Joaquin Co. district attorney plans changesThe new DA says there will an emphasis on identity theft, fraud, elder abuse and combating gang violence in troubled neighborhoods
  • Stockton: Central-E-S
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Lawmakers target Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk fee

Lawmakers target Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk feeAssemblymen Phil Ting and Marc Levine said a sidewalk toll would be the wrong message to send when officials are trying to cut greenhouse gas pollution and encourage people to walk and bike.
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  • 4 months ago
Stockton: Central-E-S

Stockton cops blast back at council member questioning traffic stop

Stockton cops blast back at council member questioning traffic stopA police report said Christina Fugazi rolled through stoplights, and when she was pulled over, there was the odor of marijuana coming from her vehicle.
  • Stockton: Central-E-S
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

Bera re-elected to 7th District congressional seat

Bera re-elected to 7th District congressional seatWith 98 to 99 percent of votes counted in the 7th District, Ami Bera's lead over Doug Ose grew by 1,432 votes.
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Sacramento city councilman criticizes his eager successor

Sacramento city councilman criticizes his eager successorNo one can blame the winners in the Nov. 4 election for being anxious to take office, but outgoing Sacramento city councilman Darrell Fong is accusing his eager successor of overstepping his bounds.
  • Land Park-Pocket
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

Bera, Ose race still undecided

Bera, Ose race still undecidedIncumbent Ami Bera leads challenger Doug Ose by 697 votes with some mail-in and provisional ballots yet to be counted
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

Bera, Ose race still undetermined with thousands of ballots uncounted

Bera, Ose race still undetermined with thousands of ballots uncountedAbout 19,000 mail and provisional ballots still need to be counted before the race for the U.S. 7th Congressional District between Rep. Ami Bera and Doug Ose is decided
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

Elections bring odd write-in candidates from voters

Elections bring odd write-in candidates from votersIn every election, without fail, there are write-in votes for candidates that aren't qualified.
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

More than 30K ballots yet to be counted in Bera, Ose race

More than 30K ballots yet to be counted in Bera, Ose raceA week after Election Day, the race for the U.S. 7th Congressional District between Rep. Ami Bera and Doug Ose is still undecided.
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac

Ose vs. Bera congressional race still undecided

Ose vs. Bera congressional race still undecidedAlmost a week after the election, the vote counting continues at the Sacramento County Board of Elections.
  • Midtwn-Downtwn-N Sac
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
California News

McNerney retains Northern California House seat

McNerney retains Northern California House seatDemocratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has won re-election to his Northern California congressional seat
  • California News
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago