California Newswire (Page 9)

California Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for California. (Page 9)

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  1. Higher Cigarette Taxes in California?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tax Foundation

    California might be facing calls for a higher cigarette tax in the near future. This session, the state Senate had been considering SB-591 , which would raise the tax to $2 per pack.

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  2. Shyp reclassifies contract couriers as employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

    ... a Boston lawyer with suits pending against car-booking companies Uber and Lyft in the Northern District Court of California, filed the suits. And The California Labor Commissioner last month ruled that an Uber driver who filed a complaint was an ...

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  3. Ex-state senator pleads guilty to racketeering in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown. Leland Yee could face a maximum of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced in October after entering the plea to conspiracy to conduct the affairs of an enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity.

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  4. CEQA Under Attack in Sacramento: Call TodayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Pacifica Riptide

    The stated purpose of this bill is to improve process. But if this bill passes, the CEQA process will be more confusing to everyone.

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  5. 'Terminator' is back, but can Schwarzenegger still...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

    ... decades after his humanoid cyborg assassin first stormed onto the big screen. But after an eight-year stint as California's governor, has Schwarzenegger, 67, still got the muscle to pull in the crowds in the role that cemented his international ...

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  6. Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage. California legislation believed to be the first of its kind in the nation is set to change that.

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  7. Piedmont: School board OKs 2015-16 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... up the remaining expenditures. A significant future challenge is the increase of funding required for CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System) and CalPERS (California Public Retirement System). "A continuing challenge for multiyear ...

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  8. More Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Authorities say a California man charged with murder in the killing of his business partner and the partner's family owed $30,000 to the victim, who planned to fire him. Court records unsealed Wednesday show San Bernardino County sheriff's investigators learned that victim Joseph McStay had lent defendant Charles "Chase" Merritt money to cover a gambling debt before McStay and his family disappeared in February 2010.

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  9. Suit accuses L.A. Unified of diverting millions meant for needy studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... foster placement, as required by state law. He said L.A. Unified appears to be the only major school district in California counting special education funds in this way and that it has artifically inflated its current spending on needy students, ...

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  10. California cities show biggest water savings yet in droughtRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    California water regulators say cities showed their best drought conservation yet by cutting water use 29 percent in May compared to two years ago. The data released Wednesday by the State Water Resources Control Board comes as communities are ordered to save water in case the four year dry spell persists.

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  11. Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PC World

    Someone hacked through yet another fiber optic cable in the San Francisco Bay area early Tuesday morning, continuing a rash of incidents that have disrupted Internet traffic and vexed law enforcement officials. The latest attack occurred at around 4.30 am Pacific Time near the town of Livermore, about 50 miles east of San Francisco.

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  12. Dolphin Leaps Onto Boat, Breaks SoCal Woman's AnklesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving [] A dolphin leaped onto a family's boat in the waters off Dana Point in Southern California. SANTA ANA - A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.

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  13. Jim Carrey on vaccine law: Carrey rips Calif. law mandating school vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Jim Carrey spouted off a very non-comedic rant on the vaccine law - a controversial California law mandating vaccinations for nearly every school-aged child in the state. Carrey issued a series of tweets, condemning the law that has now eliminated most parents' ability to object to vaccinations based on their personal health or religious beliefs.

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  14. Board: Unlicensed California contractors nabbed in stingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    ... bids on painting, landscaping and other work. The unlicensed contracting suspects face misdemeanor charges, the California Contractors State License Board announced Wednesday. The charge carries a maximum possible penalty of six months in jail and a ...

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  15. Christy O'Donnell seeks right to die: Calif. mom suing for 'death with dignity'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Christy O'Donnell doesn't want to die, but if she does, she wants it to be on her own terms. The terminally ill mom has taken a legal stand against her home state of California , suing for the right to end her life when she chooses, before her stage IV lung cancer takes away her dignity.

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  16. Flames plague hot, dry NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    New flames ignited in drought-stricken Washington state, not far from where a destructive wildfire reduced homes to rubble. Crews also are battling blazes in California and Nevada.

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  17. Severed major internet cables in California causes service disruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... internet cables on Tuesday. There have been least 11 physical attacks on high-capacity Internet cables in California 's San Francisco Bay Area are being investigated by the FBI . The attacks dating back a year, include the latest one one early ...

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  18. Dolphin leaps onto boat, injuring California womanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles. The Orange County Register reports that Chrissie Frickman was boating with her husband and two children June 21 when a pod of dolphins swam alongside them.

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  19. Leland Yee pleads guilty in corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Former California legislator Leland Yee pleaded guilty Wednesday to one far-reaching racketeering charge, capping a case that exposed political corruption in the state Capitol. Under a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Yee faces a likely prison term for his felony conviction for using his political influence to accept bribes.

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  20. Man wanted by Oakley police taunts publicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... police and insisted that he didn't have any active warrants, since he had recently been arrested in Southern California, said Oakley police Detective Scott Griggs. But police told him that he was mistaken; that he still had a number of active ...

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