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20 min ago | Contra Costa Times
The Obama administration's announcement Wednesday that allows a two-year extension for individual health insurance policies that don't conform to the health care law applies nationwide -- but only to states that agree to the plan, according to a spokeswoman with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
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4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The our latest State Worker column has drawn a range of comments and emails from readers tossing in their thoughts about vital qualities the next director of the Department of Human Resources must possess.
5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
In some of his most aggressive remarks to date about the Democratic incumbent, Kashkari said Brown's political legacy is "the destruction of the middle class of California."
7 hrs ago | Reuters
California Democrats, whose supermajority in the state legislature was effectively lost after two party lawmakers were either indicted or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, proposed a sweeping package of ethics reforms on Thursday.
9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter
The state's share of the top 25 live action films declined from 64 percent in 1997 to just 8 percent in 2013.
13 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com
Despite a few recent rounds of rain , extreme to exceptional drought maintains its tight grasp on the state of California.
17 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
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Pictures shows Arnold Schwarzenegger in his role as the Terminator in his most recent sequel "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines."
A California talent agent for film, television and Broadway actors pleaded guilty in New York to stealing over a half million dollars from clients after spending lavishly on himself.
California taxpayers don't have to fall sleep to have a nightmare. They experience one each and every day when they encounter a costly, confusing and constantly-changing tax system.
The runoff from heavy rain is causing mudslides in California foothill communities like Glendora that lie below recent wildfire burn areas.
California Gov. Jerry Brown talks to reporters about the State Budget for 2014-2015 during a January 2014 press conference at the Capitol.
But one person after another stepped to the microphone and expressed fear that the licenses, far from helping them, could instead be used to deport them.
Although he talked freely about how he committed the crimes, it's still unclear why a Marine deserter from California fatally stabbed an Eastern Oregon motel maid and beat another woman with a metal pipe, an investigator says.
Clued-in Californians should quickly check out the Obama administration's proposed Fiscal 2015 budget, because it won't last long.
SEPTEMBER 25: California Gov. Jerry Brown looks on during a news conference at Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California.
The surface of the sea takes up nitrogen oxides that build up in polluted air at night, new measurements on the coast of southern California have shown.