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1 hr ago | ABC News
A southern New South Wales prune grower is relieved his fruit can be exported to California after completing a successful trial shipment.
5 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News
The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused “water stations” at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
7 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
A Bay Area lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
11 hrs ago | Advocate
Science Magazine stirred up controversy this month when they used a January 2013 photo of two transgender sex workers as the cover image for their July 11 issue.
15 hrs ago | The Detroit News
California is tops when it come to driving with the top down. Convertible car buyers are affluent, educated and tend to live in California, especially Southern California, according to Experian Automotive, an industry research company and arm of the giant consumer credit rating agency.
20 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.
Gov. Jerry Brown is heading to Mexico this weekend, along with 113 California government and business leaders, for a three-day trade mission.
JULY 15: Sprinklers water a lawn in Golden Gate Park on July 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California.
The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
Six months after Gov. Jerry Brown called on Californians to cut water use by 20 percent, only a few state agencies know whether their efforts to conserve water have been effective.
CalCloud will be the first statewide shared service hosted in the cloud. The platform, now available to municipalities and all state and local government agencies on a subscription basis, is the first of its kind to be implemented at the state level.
In this March 26, 2014 file photo, California state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building in San Francisco.
A federal grand jury has returned conspiracy charges against California State Senator Leland Yee, adding to the suspended lawmaker's legal woes after he was indicted earlier this year for corruption and taking part in a scheme to traffic guns.
Gov. Jerry Brown's office informed other state leaders on Friday that he will be leaving the state Sunday and returning Wednesday as he leads a trade mission to Mexico.
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.
California's Legislature has another bill on deck that could bolster its chances of becoming home to Tesla Motor's giant battery plant, and the up to 6,500 jobs it could create.
California's crippling drought has forced many residents to cut back on water-wasting activities, but one company is making the best of a bad situation by helping them keep their lawns looking good by painting them green! Green Canary and other companies in California are painting dead and dormant brown lawns to create the illusion of a lush, ... (more)
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 08:36 pm
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