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  1. The Latest: Assembly moves to speed up taxpayer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    California lawmakers are advancing legislation to get taxpayers' donations into the hands of charities more quickly following a critical report by The Associated Press. Democratic Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys wrote SB1476 after an AP investigation found at least one-tenth of all charitable donations made on tax returns went unspent last year.

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  2. Stunt driver school trains for Georgia's film industry needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Stuntwoman Natalie Govin found work easily in South Florida - until funds for the state's film incentives program recently went dry. With more movies such as the "Furious" series and "Need for Speed" filmed in Georgia, Govin didn't want to get caught in Florida's drought.

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  3. Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    About a dozen lions, tigers, cougars and other big cats came home to a sanctuary north of Los Angeles days after they were evacuated in the teeth of an advancing wildfire. Ten to 15 big cats, along with some hyenas and raccoons, returned Wednesday to the Wildlife Waystation in the Sylmar area from another animal facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said.

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  4. Broadway giant James 'Jimmy' Nederlander dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94. "The world has lost one of its great impresarios," said his son, James L. Nederlander, who confirmed his father died on Monday.

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  5. Malaysia's PM says he's serious about good governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday he is serious about good governance and vowed to "fully cooperate" with a U.S. investigation into a $3.5 billion scandal involving a state fund he headed. The comments by Prime Minister Najib Razak were his first since the U.S. Department of Justice revealed in Los Angeles on Wednesday that it has initiated action to seize about $1.3 billion of the missing $3.5 billion allegedly used to buy assets in the U.S. by people close to Najib.

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  6. US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund and that was used for high-end real estate, fancy artwork and production of the Hollywood film, "The Wolf of Wall Street." Justice Department civil forfeiture complaints seek the forfeiture of property including a Manhattan penthouse and a Beverly Hills mansion, a $35 million private jet and paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet.

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  7. Latest: 2.4M gallons of sewage flow into LA RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Officials say they've stopped the overflow of sewage from a broken pipe but not before up to 1.5 million gallons flowed into the Los Angeles River and on to the ocean. Beaches in Seal Beach and Long Beach remain closed to swimmers Tuesday until health officials can complete testing to determine if the waters are safe.

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  8. For actor Kalani Queypo, Emmy Awards diversity is personalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The topic of Hollywood awards diversity can be both dismaying and clinically dry: So many fine minority actors ignored, so many statistics proving the stubborn whiteness of the Oscars and other honors. But Kalani Queypo chooses to be optimistic.

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  9. Darling no more: Hollywood flees Louisiana for sweeter taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    It's the middle of a recent work day inside a Hollywood-style movie studio in downtown New Orleans, and Trey Burvant turns off the lights on an empty Stage 1. He's a Louisiana-raised actor and producer who came back from the East Coast when the movie industry started to take off a decade ago in his home state, thanks to generous tax breaks for movie makers. But now the slick $32 million state-of-the-art studio Burvant runs - with its air conditioning turned off, its stages dark and its empty parking lot - is a forlorn window into the volatile business of America's race to attract movie makers with tax breaks.

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  10. Six-story building put to earthquake testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Researchers at the University of California, San Diego rocked and rattled a six-story steel frame building on a giant shake table Wednesday to see how the structure would withstand major earthquakes. The towering building jolted, shuddered and let out a hollow, grinding sound but remained standing as drones peeked in its windows.

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  11. The Latest: Six-story building put to earthquake testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Latest on California researchers putting a six-story, steel-frame building to a series of earthquake tests : A six-story steel-frame building on the world's largest shake table has undergone one of a series of tests to see how the structure would withstand major earthquakes. Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, witnessed Wednesday the towering building jolting and swaying in a simulation of the 6.7-magnitude Northridge quake.

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  12. The Latest: Chief: Armed suspect did not say he meant harmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Latest on the arrest of an armed man who told police he was heading to a gay pride parade : Santa Monica's police chief says she was incorrect when she said a heavily armed Indiana man told investigators he was headed to a gay pride parade in order to do harm. Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said in a tweet to The Associated Press that her earlier statement on James Howell was inaccurate. 1 comment

  13. Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    But when she came across an unrecognizable collection made not of spray paint but substances like grease pencil and apparently left there for a century, she was stunned. Phillips had uncovered a peculiar, almost extinct form of American hieroglyphics known as hobo graffiti, the treasure trove discovered under a nondescript, 103-year-old bridge spanning the Los Angeles River.

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  14. Space shuttle tank begins trek to Los Angeles museumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A massive space shuttle fuel tank squeezed through the streets of Los Angeles and loomed over vehicles on a busy freeway Saturday to join the retired orbiter Endeavour on display at the California Science Center. The 33-ton, 154-foot-long external propellant tank began moving a few minutes after midnight from coastal Marina del Rey, where it arrived by barge Wednesday, to the California Science Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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  15. The Latest: Space shuttle tank ends voyage to Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Latest on a giant space shuttle external tank being shipped to California for display with the retired orbiter Endeavour : A barge carrying a space shuttle external tank has entered Marina del Rey on the Los Angeles County coast, ending a long ocean voyage to add the massive piece of NASA hardware to a display of the orbiter Endeavour. A small fireboat sprayed water in a salute early Wednesday as tugs slowly hauled the barge up the yacht harbor's main channel.

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  16. Hollywood Hills main break causes flooding, street closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Los Angeles authorities have closed several streets after a water main break caused flooding and mud flows in the lower part of the Hollywood Hills. The Fire Department says the burst pipe was reported around 12:30 a.m. in a residential area near West Hollywood known for its winding, steep streets.

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  17. The Latest: Assembly passes bill to address Hollywood ageismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    California lawmakers are advancing a proposal to increase state penalties for violating vehicle air emission standards after Volkswagen was discovered to be cheating the environmental tests. The bill would increase California fines for selling a new car that violates emission standards from $5,000 per vehicle to $37,500 per violation.

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  18. How much for that tequila shot? The price is always changingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Down a shot of tequila at The Blind Burro and the second round may cost you more. Or less.

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  19. Bob Hope Airport gets unofficial new name for marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The airport authority on Monday voted to add the word Hollywood to the unofficial name. It will now be called Hollywood Burbank Airport for marketing purposes - although its legal name remains Bob Hope Airport.

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  20. LA rooftop solar array could power 5,000 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A Los Angeles developer wants to build one of the nation's largest rooftop solar arrays, supplying enough electricity for 5,000 homes.

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