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  1. As oil production has soared, so has pipeline leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    A clean up worker heads to the shoreline while a larger group of workers begin clean up operations at Refugio State Beach, site of an oil spill, north of Goleta, Calif., Wednesday, May 20, 2015. A broken onshore pipeline spewed oil down a storm drain and into the ocean for several hours Tuesday before it was shut off, creating a slick some 4 miles long about 20 miles west of Santa Barbara.


  2. Undocumented students disrupt Janet Napolitano speech at UC summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Protesters raise their fists in demonstration during a speech by UC President Janet Napolitano at the University of California's National Summit on Undocumented Students in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, May 7, 2015.


  3. Bill limiting vaccination exemptions for California schoolchildren advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    SACRAMENTO >> Legislation aimed at reversing the state's liberal vaccine exemption law took a major step forward Wednesday in the state Senate, only a week after support for the bill seemed to be on shaky ground. The dramatic 7-2 vote by the Senate Education Committee surprised some Capitol observers, as one East Bay Democrat, Loni Hancock, of Berkeley, switched sides and voted yes.


  4. Second UC Berkeley study on raising L.A.a s minimum wage set for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    The Center for Labor Research and Education at University of California, Berkeley is slated to release its analysis of boosting wages to $13.25 by 2017 and $15.25 by 2019, said Los Angeles' Chief Legislative Analyst Sharon Tso. The study comes amid a national debate about income inequality and six months after Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a plan to boost wages to $13.25.


  5. California drought sends skiers to Idaho, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, Alana Wilson, 5, skis on a Methow Valley community cross country trail in Winthrop, Wash. Warm temperatures and drought conditions in the West has changed the migratory patterns of birds and wildlife, but it also has impacted another group of animals: skiers, especially cross country skiers.


  6. NOAA, NASA say 2014 was the warmest year on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    WASHINGTON >> For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping.


  7. Berkeley protesters march for 4th straight nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    BERKELEY >> Hundreds of protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers marched through downtown Berkeley streets for a fourth straight night, briefly blocking traffic on a highway and delaying metro and train services. Organizers of a protest planned for Wednesday morning in Oakland said they expect hundreds of white people to come out and help shut down a federal building.


  8. 159 arrested in third night of California protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    BERKELEY >> Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protested grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men on the other side of the country. Protesters blocked traffic on both sides of Interstate 80 in Berkeley, while another group stood and sat on train tracks, temporarily forcing an Amtrak train to stop Monday night.


  9. 2nd night of Berkeley protest turns violent againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    BERKELEY >> Raucous demonstrations hit Berkeley's streets for a second straight night as protesters angered by police killings in Missouri and New York clashed with officers, vandalized businesses and even fought with each other, officials said. Sunday's protest began peacefully on the University of California, Berkeley, campus but eventually grew rowdy and spilled into Oakland.


  10. Berkeley protesters smash windows; 4 hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Demonstrators toss out smoke bombs during a march in Berkeley, California on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Two officers were injured Saturday night as a California protest over police killings turned violent with protesters smashing windows and throwing rocks and bricks at police, who responded by firing tear gas, authorities said.


  11. Berkeley, Santa Cruz students protest fee hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    BERKELEY, Calif. >> Student protesters remained inside buildings at two University of California campuses Friday as their demonstrations against tuition hikes stretched into another day.


  12. Tuition hike tentatively approved by UC governing board committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    SAN FRANCISCO >> A proposed tuition hike was tentatively approved Wednesday by a committee of the University of California governing board. The committee voted 7-2 to approve the plan recommended by UC President Janet Napolitano that would raise tuition in each of the next five years.


  13. UCLA vs. Colorado College Football: Live Updates and ChatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    File photo: Marcus Rios of the UCLA Bruins celebrates with teammates after he intercepted a pass against the California Golden Bears late in the fourth quarter at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif. The Bruins won the game 36-34.


  14. Election 2014: Tax on sodas eyed in San Francisco, BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Fracking: In Santa Barbara County, Measure P would ban high-intensity oil and gas operations that include fracking, well-stimulation treatments and some steam injection. Measure J in San Benito County and Measure S in Mendocino County would enact similar bans.Strong mayor: In Sacramento, Measure L would give more power to mayors to decide issues and less power to the city council and city manager.


  15. Schools chief race may be electiona s tightestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Experience: State Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2010-present; state Assembly, 2008-2010, 1996-2000; state Senate, 2000-2008; Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, 1980-1996; Antioch City Council, 1978-1980; high school science teacher, Mt. Diablo Unified School District, 1972-1980; adjunct faculty member, Los Medanos College, 2007-2012.


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