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    Tuesday Aug 11 | KFI

    Introduced by Senate Pro Tempore Kevin De Leon , SB 350 would impose three separate clean-energy goals that the state would have to meet by 2030. The bill calls for: An article by Steven Greenhut in Reason outlines just how much California Legislators want to change about California's energy use.

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  2. Feds say California DMV employees traded cash for licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KFI

    Federal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento says Emma Klem, a 45-year-old Salinas DMV employee, and a trucking school owner from Turlock each pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit bribery and to commit identity fraud.

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  3. According to report, pilot swerves to avoid colliding with drone 10 feet away.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KFI

    As Jason Thrasher lowered his helicopter to a park with seven firefighters aboard, he saw what he thought was another firefighting chopper battling a blaze that was threatening homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection pilot suddenly identified the object as a four-rotor drone only 10 feet from his windshield, forcing him to make a hard left to avoid a collision about 500 feet above ground, according to a report he filed the next day.

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  4. Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KFI

    California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars. The delta smelt lives in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the West Coast's largest estuary that supplies water to Central Valley farms and millions of Southern California residents.

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  5. Brown told his audience that Humanity has reached a tipping point on global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | KFI

    At a climate summit at the Vatican, Gov. Jerry Brown said the world may have reached a tipping point on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction. The Sacramento Bee reports Tuesday that Brown is at the Vatican amid stepped up efforts to bring support for policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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  6. California flexes muscles in water tussle with farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | KFI

    California water regulators flexed their muscles by ordering a group of farmers to stop pumping from a branch of the San Joaquin River amid an escalating battle over how much power the state has to protect waterways that are drying up in the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board issued the cease and desist order Thursday against an irrigation district in California's agriculture-rich Central Valley that it said had failed to obey a previous warning to stop pumping.

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    Jul 1, 2015 | KFI

    When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace. They charged her with felony lynching.

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  8. Residents urged to conserve as heat strains power gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KFI

    State officials are calling on residents to voluntarily conserve electricity during California's heat wave, as demand on the power grid surges. California's Independent Supply Operator has issued a Flex Alert urging consumers to set thermostats to 78 degrees and reduce the use of appliances between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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  9. No word on whether Governor Brown will sign it.Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | KFI

    California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged debates. The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking California's personal belief exemption for immunizations on a 24-14 vote.

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  10. California Legislature passes strict school vaccine billRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | KFI

    California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged debates. The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking California's personal belief exemption for immunizations on a 24-14 vote.

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  11. California: Many farmers miss deadline to report water cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KFI

    A majority of farmers and others holding some of California's strongest claims to water have missed a deadline to confirm they stopped pumping from rivers and streams during the drought, state officials said Monday. Data show less than a third of the farmers, water districts and communities responded to the State Water Resource Control Board's broadest conservation order ever for those with nearly ironclad water rights.

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    Jun 12, 2015 | KFI

    Drought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights. State water officials announced the decision Friday to tell more than a hundred senior rights holders in California's Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds to stop pumping from those waterways.

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  13. Traffic fine policy banned in California court systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | KFI

    The governing body for California's court system has banned county courts from requiring people to pay traffic fines before they can contest their tickets. The Judicial Council abolished the practice in a unanimous vote on Monday.

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  14. #WhatYouMissed at 3pm today on the John and Ken ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | KFI

    Sacramento looking to raise our gas tax, plus, lane splitting is legal, but will it get the official go ahead in California? John and Ken wrap up each week by playing back messages left by listeners. Call in, leave your rant, and then listen live every Friday at 6:05 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. to see if you made the cut.

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  15. California Senate terminates ride service for lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | KFI

    The leader of the California Senate says he's ending a practice of providing free after-hours transportation to lawmakers in an effort to restore public trust. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon announced Friday that he directed staff to stop offering rides immediately.

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  16. Democrats Leland Yee and Ron Calderon are facing separate federal corruption cases.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | KFI

    Photo: Leland Yee and Ron Calderon Yee Photo: Getty Images SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Legislature must release the calendars, appointment books and meeting schedules of two former lawmakers facing separate federal corruption prosecutions, a judge ruled.

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  17. CA Motor Voter Bill Speeds UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | KFI

    June 2, 2015 - SACRAMENTO Legislation sponsored by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to modernize California's motor voter registration system was approved by the State Assembly today. The California New Motor Voter Act, AB 1461, would register every eligible citizen who goes to a Department of Motor Vehicles office to get a driver's license or renew one, potentially adding millions of new registered voters to California's voter rolls.

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    Jun 2, 2015 | KFI

    A California appeals court has upheld former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's decision to dramatically reduce the manslaughter sentence of a political ally's son. The 3rd District Court of Appeal in Sacramento ruled Tuesday that Schwarzenegger's actions may be seen as deserving of censure and grossly unjust.

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  19. Lawmakers can now drink and pass bills in SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | KFI

    Members of the California State Senate were given plastic cards with a number on it they could call anytime they feel like they had too much to drink. Senate officials say they hired two part-time employees that could provide late-night transportation for Senate officials who have too much to drink while in Sacramento.

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  20. California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | KFI

    California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Officials with the state Water Resources Control Board made the announcement involving farmers in the delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers who hold some of California's strongest water rights.

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