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  1. Vaccine bill stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Kelly Trutter, of Lincoln, Calif., an opponent of a measure requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated, reacts after lawmakers delayed the vote on the bill Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. After questions concerning the bill arose in the Senate Education Committee, lawmakers requested additional time to address concerns members of the committee had on the measure.

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  2. Auction house cancels controversial sale of photos and craft works from Japanese internment campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    After protests by Japanese-American groups, the planned auction of 450 photos and craft works that provide a rare glimpse into one of the country's darker moments -- when the U.S. imprisoned Japanese residents fearing they might be spies for imperial Japan -- was canceled late Wednesday, according to the Sacramento Bee. Thousands of Japanese-American individuals, groups and sympathizers had posted their opposition to the sale on social media petitions and even on the auction house's Facebook page.

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  3. Vaccine exemption bill temporarily stalls in California Senate Education CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Saratoga News

    Kelly Trutter, of Lincoln, Calif., an opponent of a measure requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated, reacts after lawmakers delayed the vote on the bill Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. After questions concerning the bill arose in the Senate Education Committee, lawmakers requested additional time to address concerns members of the committee had on the measure.

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  4. Herhold: The dying words of a young mother on Bascom AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Who knows whether the conversation happened exactly the way the family described it? It was hearsay, maybe hearsay squared, not the stuff you'd leap to swear to atop a bible. Yet the words hold something haunting and sad and true.

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  5. Seasoned Collector: 'Remnants of Past' comes to PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Antiques buffs along the Central Coast and in Southern California probably are familiar with "Remnants of the Past" -- a bash known for bringing together vendors with unusual goods that are creatively displayed. Collectors in our region now will be able to experience the excitement when show promoter Judy Watkins brings her fun event to the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday.

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  6. Vaccine exemption billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Berryessa Sun

    In this Feb. 4, 2015 file photo, Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, accompanied by concerned mothers and their children, answers a question about his proposed legislation that would require parents to vaccinate all school children. As he seeks to push his controversial vaccine bill through another committee vote Wednesday, Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, is expected to confront a legion of even more determined opponents than he witnessed last week when Senate Bill 277 cleared its first hurdle.

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  7. Vaccine exemption: California SB 277 opponents vow to pull kids from school if bill passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    In this Feb. 4, 2015 file photo, Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, accompanied by concerned mothers and their children, answers a question about his proposed legislation that would require parents to vaccinate all school children. As he seeks to push his controversial vaccine bill through another committee vote Wednesday, Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, is expected to confront a legion of even more determined opponents than he witnessed last week when Senate Bill 277 cleared its first hurdle.

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  8. Vaccines and autism: Robert Kennedy Jr. apologizes for holocaust referenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Robert Kennedy Jr. on Monday apologized for describing the number of children injured by vaccines as "a holocaust" during a film screening last week. The nephew of President John F. Kennedy and son of former U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy used the term last week at a screening in Sacramento of the film "Trace Amounts."

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  9. Delta tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    File: In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, a boat cruises down the Delta Cross Channel between the Sacramento River and Snodgrass Slough near Walnut Grove, Calif.

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  10. Mystery water lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    As California struggles with a devastating drought, huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta -- and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations. A state investigation was launched following complaints from two large agencies that supply water to arid farmland in the Central Valley and to millions of residents as far south as San Diego.

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  11. Drummond: California should remove vaccine exemptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    When the overwhelming percentage of people in a community have been vaccinated against a contagious disease -- measles, say -- the virus can't get a foothold. It's not just those who have been immunized who are protected.

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  12. Delta tunnels: Major changes to environmental restoration could endanger Brown's water planRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Gov. Jerry Brown has billed his $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels under the Delta as a way to not just make it easier to move water from north to south, but also increase the reliability of water supplies and bring back salmon and other endangered species. But now the Brown administration is proposing a major and politically risky change: dropping a 50-year guarantee to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta's environment.

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  13. San Jose: Police identify woman found dumped on street and suspect in her deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police say a Sacramento man got into an argument with woman, fatally shot her and then dumped her body on the street as their one-year-old daughter was in same car. Friday, police identified the dead woman as 33-year-old Kendra Gonzalez and the man as 25-year-old Andrew "Drew" Butler, who is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

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  14. Pro-vaccine bill advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Saratoga News

    Unswayed by a relentless parade of opposition, a key Senate panel on Wednesday passed a bill that would strengthen California's vaccination requirements, capping an emotional hearing that marked the beginning of a battle over what has become Sacramento's most contentious issue this year. For more than 11/2 hours, an extraordinary wave of parents and children from across the state crept one by one to a microphone to implore the Senate Health Committee to kill the legislation they insist violates parents' rights and puts their children at risk.

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  15. Vaccine foes rally at California CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Hundreds of protesters, many not only seeing red -- but also wearing red T-shirts -- descended on the state Capitol today to decry proposed legislation that would end their ability to opt their child out of vaccinations. Chanting "My Child, My Choice'' and carrying signs that read "Force my veggies, not vaccines," and "Protect the Children, Not Big Pharma -- No on SB 277," the crowd listened as one speaker after another addressed both the harm they said vaccines have caused their children and the threat of an arrogant state government that is seeking to make health care decisions on their behalf.

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  16. San Jose homicide: Woman shot, pushed from car on Bascom AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Sacramento woman was shot to death in West San Jose late Tuesday, police said, her body abandoned on a busy thoroughfare after her killers reportedly pushed her out of a vehicle and drove away. San Jose police were called about 9:55 p.m. to South Bascom Avenue near Stokes Street, a block from Del Mar High School, after someone called to report seeing an apparent shooting victim lying in the street.

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  17. BANG lawsuit leads to landmark open access rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    In a first of its kind decision for open government, a Sacramento judge ruled last week that the public has a constitutional right of access to California state Legislature meetings and writings of public officials. In an eight-page ruling Friday, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny denied the state's pleading to throw out part of the case brought by Bay Area News Group and its Southern California partners Los Angeles Newspaper Group.

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  18. Apple's ban on felons for construction project draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Apple policy barring workers convicted of felonies from the construction of its new campus has drawn criticism from union leaders and advocates, who say the jobs are a key source of labor for ex-convicts trying to find a foothold in society. Iron Workers Local Union 377 spoke out against the policy this week, questioning why workers with recent felony convictions should be shut out from work on Apple's spaceship-themed campus, a massive undertaking in Cupertino that is expected to yield thousands of construction jobs.

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  19. Chaotic egg hunt in Sacramento: Kids cry, parents push in world record bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    What should have been a fun-filled Easter egg hunt in California turned rowdy, with toddlers crying and parents pushing to snag the colorful eggs. The Sacramento Bee reports that organizers ordered 510,000 plastic eggs to try to break the world record of 501,000 from a 2007 hunt in Florida.

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  20. Bay Area and other parts of California enjoy a total lunar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A lunar eclipse is seen on Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Placerville, Calif. Early risers in the western U.S. and Canada should have been able to catch a glimpse before dawn Saturday.

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