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  1. Chief justice of California Supreme Court drops Republican Party affiliationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | MarketWatch

    The chief justice of the California Supreme Court said Friday she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing political polarization and incivility in the U.S. Tani Cantil-Sakauye said in a telephone interview that she switched her voter registration to "no party" preference after the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Cantil-Sakauye told the Associated Press she had been considering the move for several years and stressed that it was not a rejection of the Republican Party, but of a broader political climate that no longer reflects her open-mindedness and centrism.

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  2. Southern California gas prices are falling a and fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Daily Breeze

    Gas prices have fallen for seven straight weeks in Southern California, and they're continuing to drop as Christmas and the New Year draw closer. A pipeline problem in the Pacific Northwest will likely spur a slight price hike in the coming days, but it should be shortlived, according to one industry expert.

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  3. Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound TumorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | NBC Miami

    Hector Hernandez thought he was "fat." Then he received some shocking news: What he thought was stomach fat was actually a 77-pound cancerous tumor.

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  4. Make Californiaa s dream a promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Daily Breeze

    California has always evoked dreams of new adventures and opportunities that couldn't be found elsewhere. Those of us who are lucky enough to call it our home hold on to the dream of a wonderful future that only the Golden State can provide.

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  5. Calif. bus agencies ordered to make fleets emission-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | SFGate

    Public transit buses in California, like these on Fremont Street in San Francisco, will be required to run on clean, emissions-free fuel by 2040. The order was approved Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, by the California Air Resources Board.

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  6. Californians enjoy 30 years of a gift to themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Daily Breeze

    A new analysis reveals that California drivers have saved $154 billion on auto insurance since Proposition 103 took effect in 1989. As this winter's gift-giving season proceeds, California voters might want to pause a moment and pat themselves on the back for a gift that has lasted 30 years: Proposition 103.

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  7. California legislators question ICE about detention facilities, including AdelantoRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Daily Breeze

    Members of Congress wrote to ICE to question conditions at the detention facility in Adelanto. U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris and a delegation of fellow Californian legislators sent a letter Friday, Dec. 14 to the head of the country's immigration agency expressing concern about conditions and oversight in migrant detention facilities, including one in Adelanto.

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  8. Trump faces backlash from California Republicans over move to deport Vietnamese refugeesRead the original story

    28 min ago | The Hartford Courant

    President Donald Trump is getting backlash from his own party against his administration's decision to try to deport some immigrants who entered the United States during and after the Vietnam War. In a letter addressed to Trump Thursday, two Republicans representing Southern California condemned the effort.

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  9. California DMV: 589 voter records not sent before electionRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    California's secretary of state called Friday for new leadership at the state's embattled Department of Motor Vehicles after revelations of an error that could have prevented nearly 600 people from voting last month. DMV Director Jean Shiomoto told Secretary of State Alex Padilla in a letter that the agency mistakenly failed to transmit 589 voter records before the Nov. 6 election.

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  10. California chief justice gives up Republican Party label Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPXI

    The chief justice of the California Supreme Court said Friday she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing political polarization and incivility in the U.S. Tani Cantil-Sakauye said in a telephone interview that she switched her voter registration to "no party" preference after the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Cantil-Sakauye told The Associated Press she had been considering the move for several years and stressed that it was not a rejection of the Republican Party, but of a broader political climate that no longer reflects her open-mindedness and centrism.

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  11. California commits to 100 percent electric bus fleet by 2040Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    The decision comes at a time when the nation is facing a crossroads on how to deal with worrisome climate reports that suggest the effects of climate change will soon be inevitable if greenhouse gas emissions are not significantly curbed in the next decade. While the Trump administration has questioned how much the U.S. is responsible for cutting back emissions with other countries like China emiting at higher rates, California leaders have taken the lead in adopting new climate-aiding measures.

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  12. California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Westport News

    In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif.

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  13. Calif. farm linked to romaine lettuce recall issues new recall for cauliflowerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHAS11

    The California farm identified as one possible source of an E. coli outbreak that sparked a nationwide recall of romaine lettuce recalled red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower on Thursday. Adam Bros.

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  14. Core provisions of - Obamacare' ruled unconstitutional by Texas federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Olympian

    Dr. Leonid Basovich examines Medi-Cal patient Michael Epps at the WellSpace Clinic in Sacramento in 2016. Since California has embraced the federal Affordable Care Act, millions more patients have coverage.

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  15. California regulators to develop policy for power interruptions to avoid sparking firesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    With wildfires ravaging California year after year, the state Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously Thursday to begin strengthening rules that govern when utilities should turn off power lines in high winds to keep them from sparking blazes, and to improve the technology used to make those decisions. But commissioners warned it could be a long process , and that other safety precautions like vegetation management around power lines must remain a priority.

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  16. Death of 4 Roosevelt Elk, Including a Pregnant Cow, Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for the public's help in an elk poaching case that was discovered in the Maple Creek region Dec. 9. According to a release, wildlife officers responded to the scene southeast of Blue Lake to find four dead Roosevelt cow elk, one of which was pregnant. All had been recently killed with a firearm.

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  17. Woodland school trustees take officeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    With her daughters held close, Deborah Bautista Zavala takes the oath of office from Yolo County Superior Court Judge Sonia Cortez to become a new trustee to the Woodland School Board. JIM SMITH-DAILY DEMOCRAT In their first sign of collaboration, Woodland's two newest members to the Joint Unified School District's Board of Trustees brought food for their swearing-in ceremony.

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  18. California Public Utilities Commissioncpuc Advances Safety of...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    The California Public Utilities Commission today adopted a decision that will improve the safety of the state's electric and natural gas infrastructure. This decision, issued in the Safety Model Assessment Proceeding , adopts new rules requiring utilities to follow more uniform and quantitative procedures in assessing risks to their systems, identifying mitigation measures, and evaluating the cost-effectiveness of their measures.

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  19. Merkley back in Texas demanding access to immigration campsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Sen. Jeff Merkley is leading a Congressional delegation to the sprawling migrant camps in Texas, where at least 14,600 juveniles are being held. ( Sen. Jeff Merkley is back in Texas, calling attention to what he calls the Trump administration's "government-sponsored child abuse" at the border.

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  20. California housing crisis podcast: The nation's most discussed housing bill returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Last year, legislation that would have allowed for increased apartment construction near transit across California became a national flashpoint for a debate over the future of cities in an era of high housing costs and pressures to address climate change. The bill suffered a quick death in the Legislature.

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