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  1. Brittany Maynard's fight continues in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a rented house in Portland on Nov. 1, 2014 -- one month after her second wedding anniversary, five days after her husband's 43rd birthday and eight months after she had been given six months to live -- the Alamo resident drank five ounces of a liquid prescribed to her by an Oregon physician. Within five minutes, she had fallen asleep.

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  2. Ethnic festival celebrates all things PolishRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    The Dixieland jazz band hailed from west-central Poland, with a vocalist from Sacramento. Musicians playing folk music of the Carpathian mountain region came from Berkeley and central Europe.

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  3. Northern California man faces murder charge in shooting death of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man accused in the shooting death of his friend, who was wearing a bulletproof vest when he died, has appeared in court. The Sacramento Bee reports Sacramento County district attorney's prosecutors filed a murder charge against 21-year-old Elijah Lambert Wednesday in the May 22 death of 19-year-old Miguel Martinez outside Bannister Park. 10 comments

  4. Roadshow: California may allow more green carpool stickersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Q Gary, it doesn't make sense. Why in the world would the state cap hybrid carpool stickers? We want more efficient vehicles, and this clearly discourages the goal.

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  5. Livermore police blame medical pot's hazy rules for crackdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    When police swooped in and effectively shut down the city's lone medical marijuana collective in a raid in March, cannabis advocates weren't surprised. They said the action was emblematic of Livermore's heavy-handed crackdown on medical marijuana patients, exerting a level of force unlike any they've seen in other major Bay Area cities.

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  6. Could waste and fraud be happening in your school district?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment .

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  7. For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    For Shannon Henderson, getting a cold or flu could be the difference between putting food on the table and going hungry. As a part-time customer service representative at a Walmart in Sacramento, Henderson is one of an estimated 40 million American workers for who calling in sick is a luxury.

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  8. Charlton H. Bonham: Brown's Delta plan will restore habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.'s announcement of a modified approach to restoring Delta habitat and securing water supplies for 25 million Californians reinforced the state's commitment to habitat conservation in the Delta. After an unprecedented public outreach effort and in response to thousands of public comments, the decision was made to separate the Delta water conveyance facility and habitat restoration measures into two distinct but complementary efforts: California Water Fix and California Eco Restore.

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  9. In case you missed our video chat, here it is again -- setting up irrigation systems in the droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Berryessa Sun

    Yes, set up your irrigation system in the garden during one of the worst, if not the worst, drought ever. Our experts explain how to do it and also talk about why drip irrigation is particularly good to have in the drought.

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  10. California drought good for businesses that paint lawns greenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The drought has many in California worried, but for a West Sacramento lawn painter, the water shortage has brought a boom in business. KXTV reports that David Bartlett paints lawns green through his business Xtreme Green Grass and says he's taking more orders now than ever before.

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  11. Police Explorers win awards in statewide competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    The Pacifica Police Explorers attended the recently held State Capital Explorer Challenge hosted by the California Highway Patrol at the CHP Academy in Sacramento. Fifty other Explorer Posts from around California also attended the Explorer competition.

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  12. Florey's Book Event Candid, mystical work to help women find their voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    Artist Mara Friedman's cover art to the recently published work "Singing with the Sirens: Overcoming the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Sexual Exploitation," written by Ellyn Roberts Bell and Stacey Ault Bell, is soothing. It invites you to journey into a raw, healing work where the authors' message of peace and comfort dwells hand in hand with the heart-wrenching realities of sexual exploitation and "its consequences for women's adulthood."

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  13. Pacifican drives 1800 miles to deliver a rockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    Deidra Kennedy grew up in Pacifica. She is the eldest of six, four boys and two girls.

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  14. Plastic pollution: California lawmakers to vote on banning 'microbeads' from personal care productsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    They are in soaps, cosmetics, shampoos, even toothpaste. Tiny pieces of plastic -- most no bigger than a pencil dot -- called "microbeads" are designed to do everything from help exfoliate skin to whiten teeth.

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  15. Vaccine exemptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    A controversial bill that abolishes "personal belief exemptions" for vaccinations won overwhelming approval in the California Senate on Thursday, bolstering supporters' hopes that it will also clear the Assembly and be signed into law. The measure by Democratic Sens. Richard Pan, of Sacramento, and Ben Allen, of Santa Monica -- introduced after a outbreak of measles in December at Disneyland sickened 136 Californians -- passed 25-10 after the two senators agreed to compromises aimed at easing its passage.

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  16. Vaccine exemptions: California Senate overwhelmingly passes SB 277, abolishing most opt-outsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A controversial bill that abolishes "personal belief exemptions" for vaccinations won overwhelming approval in the California Senate on Thursday, bolstering supporters' hopes that it will also clear the Assembly and be signed into law. The measure by Democratic Sens. Richard Pan, of Sacramento, and Ben Allen, of Santa Monica -- introduced after a outbreak of measles in December at Disneyland sickened 136 Californians -- passed 25-10 after the two senators agreed to compromises aimed at easing its passage.

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  17. High school students not given safety instructions before deadly Northern California bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The high school students who struggled to escape from a burning tour bus after a collision with a tractor-trailer last year that killed 10 never received the required safety instructions from the driver before the crash, according to documents released Wednesday. Every student questioned by National Transportation Safety Board investigators said neither of the bus drivers on their trip told them about emergency exit windows or showed them a safety video as bus company Silverado Stages required by policy.

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  18. California budget: Brown set to release revised spending proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    When Gov. Jerry Brown this morning releases a revised draft of his state budget, Californians will learn the size of the surplus and how Brown plans to dole out the extra cash. The state's public schools will receive the bulk of the windfall under Proposition 98, the statewide ballot measure passed in 1988 that establishes a minimum annual funding level for K-12 schools and community colleges.

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  19. Drummond: Contentious vaccination bill on march to Senate floorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    For a while, it looked as though California might go the way of Oregon and Washington state, where intense opposition derailed legislation that would have required mandatory vaccinations for all schoolchildren except for medical exemptions. SB277, which removes opt-outs that have enabled parents to skirt vaccination requirements for philosophical or religious reasons, had stalled.

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  20. Dan Walters: Workers' comp bill sparks new battle in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Three years ago, the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown enacted a significant overhaul of California's multibillion-dollar system of compensating workers for job-related injuries and illnesses. In 2012, employers and labor unions, with the friendly neutrality of insurers, ganged up on lawyers who specialize in disability cases and on providers of medical care and rehabilitation.

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