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  1. The year in review: Laguna Niguel's top stories in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Laguna Niguel News

    The San Clemente High School gym is original, Principal Chris Carter said, but it has leaks and the bleachers need replacing. In November, Capistrano Unified voters rejected a bond measure that would have provided upgrades and repairs to all district schools.

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  2. Nestle's permit for taking water from San Bernardino Mountains challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Fountain Valley View

    LOS ANGELES Three environmental and community-based groups have given their notice of intent to appeal a federal court's ruling allowing a subsidiary of Nestl to continue to remove millions of gallons of water annually from the San Bernardino National Forest. This notice comes after Riverside-based federal Judge Jesus G. Bernal rejected plaintiffs's arguments in September that the U.S. Forest Service had broken federal procedures in allowing Nestl Waters North America to remove water from the remote West Fork of Strawberry Creek, which is located above San Bernardino.

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  3. Cities pass taxes on sugary drinks; advocates predict moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | RSM News

    Volunteers make calls from a phone bank to urge approval of soda taxes, in Oakland on Nov. 3, 2016. Soda-tax advocates won four major victories on Nov. 8, with San Francisco, Oakland and Albany joining Berkeley in embracing plans to tax sugary beverages.

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  4. Vigils, protests flare up in wake of Trump victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Fountain Valley View

    People hold signs as they listen to speakers at a protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Wednesday, in downtown Seattle. Thousands of high school and college students march to Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus to protest the presidential election of Donald Trump on Wednesday, in Berkeley.

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  5. Fraternity parties back at UC Berkeley with new guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Wave

    SAN FRANCISCO Fraternity and sorority parties are back on this weekend at the University of California, Berkeley, after a one-week suspension, but with new guidelines aimed at keeping fraternity row free of sexual violence. Berkeley's Greek system imposed a voluntary ban on parties a week ago, after two women reported being sexually assaulted at off-campus fraternity houses.

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  6. WHO urges tax on sugary drinks to fight obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Wave

    A customer reaches for a soft drink at a market in Richmond on May 31, 2012. WHO is recommending that countries tax sugary beverages in an attempt to stem obesity.

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  7. Scientists: Endangered native frog rebounding in Yosemite parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Dana Point News

    In this June 11, 2004, file photo, Vance T. Vredenburg, a researcher from the University of California, Berkeley, inspects a mountain yellow-bellied frog caught in a pond near in the Sierra Nevada near Ebbetts Pass, Calif. Scientists say that the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, once on the brink of extinction, is making an encouraging comeback in Yosemite National Park.

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  8. State's water tunnels would need more than $5 billion in U.S. fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Wave

    In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. Giant tunnels that Gov. Jerry Brown wants to build to haul water across California are economically feasible only if the federal government bears a third of the nearly $16 billion cost because local water districts may not benefit as expected, according to an analysis that the state commissioned last year but never released.

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  9. Candidate list finalized for Saddleback Valley Unified boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Saddleback Valley News

    The list of candidates for Saddleback Valley Unified School District board of trustees is set as six candidates will run for three open seats in November. Two incumbents, Suzie R. Swartz and Amanda Morrell, will run against four challengers Edward Wong, Theo Hunt, Mark Tettemer and David Johnson in the election.

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  10. a Csuf expert explains how soda taxes affect consumer behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Wave

    Soda sales and their contribution to the greater risk of obesity have been widely debated. In addition to ongoing campaigns to educate the public about soda's associated health risks, the idea of soda taxes is proposed specifically to discourage soda consumption and raise government revenue to offset the increase in its consequent economic costs.

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  11. Sen. Barbara Boxer to donate congressional papers to UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | RSM News

    In this July 26, 2016, photo, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Boxer is leaving Capitol Hill, but the record of her work will find a new home at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  12. UC Berkeley chancellor resigns post after being called lenient on sexual-harassment casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Capistrano Valley News

    In this Nov. 27, 2012, photo, University of California, Berkeley chancellor Nicholas Dirks speaks to students, staff and alumni at a ceremony welcoming Dirks to the campus in Berkeley, Calif. Dirks has resigned his post after critics alleged he was too lenient when handling sexual harassment cases involving high-profile faculty members.

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  13. Get to know Lisa Kirtman, CSUF's new Dean of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Wave

    Kirtman who currently serves as the college's associate dean and professor of elementary and bilingual education succeeds Claire Cavallaro, who retired this year. Growing up in a family in which teaching was a popular profession, Kirtman originally decided to veer from the career path.

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  14. Officials: France truck attacker may have become radicalized quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Wave

    A police officer on Sunday surveys people gathering around a floral tribute for the victims killed during a deadly attack, on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice. A police officer on Sunday surveys people gathering around a floral tribute for the victims killed during a deadly attack, on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice.

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  15. Minimum Wage: A mess of his own makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | The Wave

    While states and cities in the U.S. look to higher minimum wages and mandated benefits to reduce poverty, Swiss voters last month considered a different path: guaranteed monthly checks from the government for all adults and children, regardless of other family income or employment. This particular expansion of the welfare state was a bridge too far for the Swiss, 77 percent of whom voted against it at the ballot box.

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  16. Her major in college was designing Disney theme parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Wave

    Kristine Sanders, a resident of Newport Beach and graduate of Newport Harbor High School, stands in the hub of her favorite place in the world, Disneyland. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2016 with a Bachelors degree and majored in her own self made major of Disney Imagineering.

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  17. Japanese, Italian bodies flown home as Bangladesh investigates cafe attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Wave

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, lays flowers on the coffins of the victims who were killed in the last weekend's attack on a restaurant in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. The bodies of the Japanese victims arrived Tuesday morning in Tokyo on a Japanese government airplane.

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  18. Islamic State bombing in Baghdad casts doubt on Iraqi leader's ability to uniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Wave

    Children light candles at the scene of a massive car bomb attack in Karada, a busy shopping district where people were shopping for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday, in the center of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday. People light candles at the scene of a massive car bomb attack in Karada, a busy shopping district where people were shopping for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday, in the center of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday.

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  19. Donald Jelinek, lawyer for Indians who seized Alcatraz Island, civil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Dana Point News

    Officials and inmates negotiate at Attica State Correctional Facility in upstate New York, Sept. 1971.

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  20. 20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Wave

    Bangladeshi soldiers come out of an area housing a restaurant popular with foreigners after heavily armed militants attacked it on Friday night and took dozens of hostages, in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka A relative Saturday tries to console Semin Rahman, covering face, whose son is missing after militants took hostages in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Dhaka, Bangladesh. DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners.

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