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  1. AP Exclusive: Drug use up in prisons with intensive programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> Drug use behind bars appears to have increased since California started using drug-sniffing dogs and machinery to try to stop smuggling at state prisons, where overdose deaths are nearly five times the national rate, records show.

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  2. How does Los Angeles County end homelessness? Advocates are split over a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Press-Telegram

    Bob McKennon, who has been part of the East San Gabriel Valley Coalition since it was founded in 1990, listens to a homeless man who was visiting the Emergency Assistance Center in Hacienda Heights for food and a shower on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/Southern California News Group) For Los Angeles-area officials hoping to solve the region's acute homelessness crisis, it's clear spare change will no longer cut it.

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  3. Whata s the best way to end L.A.a s homeless crisis? Advocates are split over a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Press-Telegram

    Bob McKennon, who has been part of the East San Gabriel Valley Coalition since it was founded in 1990, listens to a homeless man who was visiting the Emergency Assistance Center in Hacienda Heights for food and a shower on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/Southern California News Group) For Los Angeles-area officials hoping to solve the region's acute homelessness crisis, it's clear spare change will no longer cut it.

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  4. California regulators to decide whether to forego review of Diablo Canyon due to early closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Press-Telegram

    SACRAMENTO >> California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their long-standing environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an environmental review before renewing a contract with Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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  5. Gov. Jerry Brown signs California budget of more than $122 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Press-Telegram

    SACRAMENTO >> Gov. Jerry Brown signed a state budget Monday that uses a slice of California's revenue surplus to boost assistance for the poor and send more money to universities but keeps other new ongoing spending commitments to a minimum. In negotiating with Democratic legislative leaders on the $122.5 billion spending plan, Brown secured a commitment to boost the state's rainy day fund, pay down debts and use cash instead of debt for building maintenance and construction.

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  6. 10 stabbed, beaten outside California Capitol building during neo-Nazi rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Press-Telegram

    Sean Moore, 23, of Sacramento waits for medics with a friends after being stabbed by protesters at the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, June 26, 2016. Sacramento Fire Department spokesman Chris Harvey says a rally by KKK and other right-wing extremists groups turned violent Sunday when they were met by counterprotesters.

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  7. Southern California is getting cheated on cap and trade: Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Press-Telegram

    With the adoption of Assembly Bill 32 in 2006, California established ambitious greenhouse-gas reduction goals to combat the growing effects of global climate change. For the past decade, the state has implemented a variety of programs to help meet this mandate, including establishing a cap-and-trade auction.

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  8. California lawmakers advance bill to remove tampon taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Press-Telegram

    SACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers are becoming the latest among several states to advance a measure to repeal sales tax for tampons and feminine hygiene products. The Senate's governance and finance committee voted 5-0 Wednesday to eliminate the tax, sending it to the appropriations committee.

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  9. Water, sewer rates may rise this fall for Long Beach customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Press-Telegram

    The rate hike, effective Oct. 1 , would increase bills for the average single-family household by about $1.83 per month for water. Sewer bills would increase by approximately $0.48 per month.

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  10. a Original Night Stalker,a active across California, eludes police for 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Press-Telegram

    Authorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s. He was dubbed the East Area Rapist after his start in Northern California.

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  11. Loretta Sanchez faces a close to impossiblea road to U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Press-Telegram

    In this June 7, 2016, file photo, Attorney General Kamala Harris, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, thanks supporters who worked a phone bank for her at the California Democratic Party headquarters on election day in Sacramento, Calif. Harris won a commanding victory in Tuesday's primary to claim one of two runoff spots, winning all but a handful of the state's 58 counties.

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  12. Californians continue to rack up water savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Press-Telegram

    This 2013 file photo shows Marcus Castain of Generation Water, adjusting some of the mulch at Upland Public Works in Upland. The new landscape includes drought tolerant native plants.

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  13. With La Nina around the corner, dry weather in Southern California could returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Press-Telegram

    Last month, state water officials eased conservation mandates in response to slightly above-average winter rain and snow in much of California, leading many to speculate that the state's long-running drought has tapered off. The El Niño winter that forecasters said could drench the state with rain and snow veered north instead, striking mostly the Pacific Northwest. 1 comment

  14. Judges say high cost of Long Beach courthouse is depriving other areas of courtroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    The complex boasts a crystalline facade with 20 types of glass, including two five-story suspended glass curtains; a Brazilian tropical hardwood ceiling; glittering aluminum-leaf “air columns” by the award-winning environmental artist Ned Kahn, and landscaping with more than 30 varieties of drought-tolerant plants. It resulted from a public-private development deal with high-profile contractors that includes a service contract leaving Golden State residents on the hook for $53 million in annual costs for 35 years.

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  15. New gun-control laws approved in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    State Senate President Pro tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, smiles as his gun control bill SB1235 is approved by the Senate, Thursday in Sacramento. The bill, which deals with sale of ammunition, now goes to the Assembly.

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  16. California Senate approves sweeping gun-control measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    SACRAMENTO >> Democrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control bills that were approved. Lawmakers also voted to require that people turn in magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds as they approved nearly a dozen measures that would significantly reshape California's gun laws, already among the strictest in the U.S. The move follows last year's terrorist attack in San Bernardino.

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  17. Bernie Sanders parts ways with California campaign directorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    The Bernie Sanders campaign parted company with its California state campaign director Wednesday, just weeks before the state's primary election. The shake-up comes at a time when the Sanders campaign is facing steep odds in trying to secure the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.

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  18. Two major housing, hotel and retail developments are in store for downtown Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    This rendering shows a proposed 20-story hotel with 427 rooms at 100 E. Ocean Blvd., the site of the former Jergins Trust Building downtown. Tourists may one day be able to swim in a rooftop pool at the summit of a planned hotel towering 20 stories above Long Beach's Ocean Boulevard at the site of the former Jergins Trust Building .

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  19. California Assembly passes gender-neutral restrooms billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    SACRAMENTO >> California lawmakers passed a proposal Monday that would require all single-person public restrooms to be gender neutral, hours after North Carolina's governor sued the federal government to defend that state's law requiring transgender people to use the restroom matching the sex on their birth certificate. Members of the California Assembly voted 52-18 on an initial ballot in favor of the proposal from Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco, who says it aims to help transgender people, parents with kids of different genders and adults caring for aging parents.

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  20. Air district, manufacturers to work on developing zero-emission trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    The regional air quality agency that oversees Inland skies has received $23.6 million in funding for a program to develop and demonstrate zero-emission short-haul trucks that originate at seaports and use several freight corridors. Joining the South Coast Air Quality Management District in the project are air districts in the Bay Area, Sacramento, San Diego and San Joaquin Valley, said the California Air Resources Board, which announced the funding and outlined the program.

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