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  1. Initiative to toughen criminal penalties and expand DNA collection makes 2020 California ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    California voters will decide whether to increase penalties for some crimes while expanding the collection of DNA from those convicted of nonviolent offenses under an initiative that earned a place Monday on the 2020 ballot. The initiative by the group Crime Victims United of California was determined by the secretary of state's office to have enough signatures to qualify for the ballot.

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  2. Fernando Gaviria sprints to victory in Stage 5 of Tour of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    The riders began toppling over a few miles from the finish line, the crash cluttering up the left side of the road into Elk Grove with broken bikes and bodies. The Colombian sprinter dodged all the trouble during a chaotic finish to the fifth stage of the Tour of California, then held off hard-charging Caleb Ewan and world champion Peter Sagan at the finish line Thursday to pick up his second victory of this year's race.

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  3. 'Double-dipping' lawmakers? More like elected leaders collecting the pensions they earnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    To the editor: I can be outraged about many things: people in power denying climate change, military strikes on civilians, bigoted politicians lauding Martin Luther King Jr., heads of agencies created to protect the public bent on destroying those agencies, the list goes on. I am, however, not outraged by legislators who earn a salary for being a legislator and also collect a pension earned by working for many years in a job that had a pension as part of their compensation package.

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  4. California lawmaker wants to crack down on organized retail theft by making it a felonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    A state assemblyman wants to create a new felony offense to penalize organized retail theft, a crime some have called an unintended consequence of a 2014 ballot initiative that reduced drug possession and some theft crimes to misdemeanors. Under Proposition 47, a theft crime has to involve $950 worth of property in a single incident to rise to a felony.

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  5. California lawmaker proposes a new gun and ammunition fee to pay for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student stops at a memorial following students' return to school in Parkland, Fla. Californians who buy guns or ammunition would have to pay a new fee to fund more counselors and safety officers at schools under legislation proposed in response to the recent mass shooting at a Florida high school.

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  6. Democratic candidates are flooding the ballots even in solidly Republican California districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Tom McClintock talks with voters after speaking to a tea party group Democrats may have added both the 4th and 22nd congressional districts to their California target list, but they face an uphill battle where Republicans hold a large voter registration advantage and where President Trump won by a large margin. Still, several candidates are banking on a wave election to attempt to oust sitting Republicans.

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  7. Two California GOP seats moved in Democrats' favor by election prognosticatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Following last week's campaign finance reports, the nonpartisan Cook Political Report is saying Democrats have a better chance of winning two Republican-held seats in California. McClintock of Elk Grove was outraised by two of his opponents in the last three months of last year .

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  8. In Rep. Ami Bera's district, poll finds likely voters are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

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  9. #MeToo movement sparks increased scrutiny of California politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Assemblyman Jim Cooper was the subject of a 2005 sexual harassment investigation, according to multiple reports. Politicians courting endorsements from influential activists and party groups are used to being grilled on their policy positions or voting records.

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  10. The 'Lady Bird' guide to Sacramento hot spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Greta Gerwig gives Gunther's the edge in Sacramento's great ice cream wars with its inclusion in "Lady Bird." Greta Gerwig gives Gunther's the edge in Sacramento's great ice cream wars with its inclusion in "Lady Bird."

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  11. Mountain bikers are not asking for access to all wilderness trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Mountain bikers ride down a trail at Snow Summit in Big Bear Lake, Calif. The ski resort runs a mountain bike park in the summer.

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  12. Former GOP Rep. Doug Ose announces he is running for California governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Doug Ose, left, and Inderjit Kallirai talk at the Republican headquarters in 2014 before volunteers left to walk precincts supporting Ose and other Republican candidates in Elk Grove. Former Northern California Republican Rep. Doug Ose said Friday he plans to run for California governor, adding to an already crowded field of candidates.

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  13. Keep mountain bikes out of wilderness areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Mountain bikers ride up the Cholla Trail in the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park April 29, 2008. The federal Wilderness Act of 1964 was not vague about its intent: to protect significant and as-yet unspoiled land and wildlife habitat from the ravages of "an increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization."

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  14. GOP lures some mountain bike groups in its push to roll back protections for public landRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Some mountain bikers frustrated by being locked out of land designated as federal wilderness are looking to House Republicans for help. Major environmental groups warn they should be careful what they wish for.

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  15. An all-league team with 122 players? Yes, it happened in SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    There are all-league football teams in which coaches are afraid to leave anyone out for fear of parental reaction. But the Delta League in Sacramento deserves kudos for the audacity to honor an astounding 122 players as first, second team or honorable mention, as pointed out by Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee.

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  16. California Democratic Party members start petition seeking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    California Democratic Party delegates are circulating a petition to seek the resignations of two state lawmakers who have been accused of sexual misconduct in recent weeks. "When we remain silent in the face of sexual assault or harassment, we contribute to a culture of impunity for those that use their power to oppress, we send a message to survivors that they do not matter, and we normalize abhorrent behavior, allowing perpetrators to believe that they can act without consequences," the petition reads.

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  17. Rep. Tom McClintock says he'll vote against GOP tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    McClintock was undecided on Wednesday night, and Knight had said he was leaning toward yes.

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  18. House tax bill vote could hinge on the undecided California RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Tom McClintock of Elk Grove is urging fellow Republicans to revise the tax overhaul to "leave no taxpayer behind." Failure or success for the House GOP tax bill in Thursday's expected vote could hinge on a handful of undecided California Republicans.

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  19. Majority of California House Republicans support tax bill, but passage could hinge on the undecidedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Tom McClintock of Elk Grove is urging fellow Republicans to revise the tax overhaul to "leave no taxpayer behind." Rep. Tom McClintock of Elk Grove is urging fellow Republicans to revise the tax overhaul to "leave no taxpayer behind."

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  20. This California Republican has been begging his colleagues to change...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

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