California Newswire (Page 9)

California Newswire (Page 9)

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

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  1. California minimum wage initiative cleared for signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A union-backed proposal to raise California's minimum wage to $15 an hour was cleared Monday to begin collecting signatures for a ballot initiative next year as local efforts continue nationwide to boost the minimum wage to better reflect the cost of living. The proposal by the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West would increase California's minimum wage by $1 an hour annually until it reaches $15 an hour in 2021.

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  2. CEO, project manager get 2 years for laborer's deathRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    A judge is Northern California has sentenced the CEO of a construction company and a project manager to two years in jail each for the death of a carpenter who was buried alive by a dirt wall at a construction site. The San Jose Mercury News reports Monday a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge imposed the minimum jail sentenced to Richard Liu, CEO of US-Sino Investment, Inc., and project manager Dan Luo.

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  3. CMWS 2015: D-BAT holds off East Cobb 3-0 in Game 12Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    ... Maxwell to line out to first in the next at-bat and sealed the win. The win sets up D-BAT against the Southern California Renegades (41-5-2) at 7:30 today at Ricketts Park. "They're an excellent team, and it's going to be a battle just like this ...

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  4. In California blaze, strategy calls for fighting fire with fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... spanning parts of Lake, Colusa and Yolo counties, is the largest and most challenging of 20 active wildfires in California. Many broke out amid a week of scorching temperatures and lightning storms that ignited more than 300 blazes in numerous ...

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  5. Let Californians decide about vaccinations: Shannon Kroner and Tim DonnellyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    A recent editorial by the Los Angeles News Group editorial board advised readers against signing a referendum to overturn California's new forced vaccination law. However, the piece was long on emotion and void of facts.

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  6. Cooler weather helps crews battling explosive California wildfire; 13,000 are urged to fleeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 680News

    Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze - one of 20 wildfires burning in California. Cooler weather had helped crews build a buffer Monday between the wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it threatened as it tore through drought-withered brush in Lake County that hadn't burned in years.

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  7. Kapors pledge $40 million investment in tech diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... invest $6 million to expand the SMASH (Summer Math and Science Honors) Academy, a five-week summer program in California for underrepresented students. SMASH recently finished its 12th summer. Kapor Capital will make more than $25 million in ...

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  8. Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAXRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport was found sleeping on a lawn five miles away Monday afternoon, hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California. Sihon Ange Ismael Kone, 15, of the Ivory Coast was found lying in the grass in front of an Inglewood house with his identification hanging by a passer-by, Los Angeles Police Department Cmdr.

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  9. Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars. California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars.

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  10. Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    ... said. Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said. Firefighters were working ...

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  11. Gallery: Edison takes the field for football practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Safety and running back William Lee, right, during football practice at Edison High School in Fresno, California on August 3, 2015. Defending D-I champion Edison took the field for practice as the high school season begins in the Central Section.

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  12. Contractor urges high court to affirm criticism of FUSD leaseback contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    An attorney for a local contractor is urging the California Supreme Court to deny Fresno Unified's request that it OK the district's use of a controversial multimillion dollar no-bid contract. Fresno Unified School District last month petitioned the Supreme Court to reverse an opinion from the 5th District Court of Appeal in Fresno.

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  13. Central FC adds fire power ahead of CCLRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... FC's CCL opener away to US Major Soccer League champions, LA Galaxy on Thursday at Stub Hub Centre, Carson, California, USA on Thursday from 10 pm. The acquisition of the three players is a great coup for Central FC which, after enjoying its best ...

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  14. Sidelines: Butte College softball standout Mansfield an All-American; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Menlo College, joined Mansfield on the all-state team. Roadrunners shortstop Taylor Peters was an all-Northern California pick and the sophomore later committed to UC Davis for a scholarship. Oroville High football meeting >> The Oroville High ...

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  15. Bee swarm kills Calif. construction workerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    A fire chief says a worker has died after being stung by bees that swarmed a Southern California construction site. Riverside Battalion Chief Tony Perna says three construction workers were stung Monday morning when a contractor was grading a parking lot.

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  16. NH firefighters will join battle against California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    A Cal Fire firefighter sets a backfire with a driptorch along Highway 20 during the Rocky Fire near Lower Lake, California August 3, 2015.

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  17. Long Beach Council to consider minimum wage studyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    ... not vote on any new wage law before studying the matter and is considering possible methods to help employers. California's minimum wage is currently set at $9 per hour, but those favoring a movement toward a $15 minimum have already won major ...

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  18. Pomona businessman, supporter of non-profits was a much loved husband, fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    ... that led to the early deaths of those who did, she said. At the end of his stint in the Army, Newton returned to California and attended Santa Clara University but wasn't happy and enrolled at Claremont Men's College, as Claremont McKenna College ...

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  19. Grabbagreen plants franchise roots into California marketRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Grabbagreen is preparing for a big launch in California after a deal to establish nearly 95 stores in Southern California. Keely Newman, founder of Grabbagreen, said she's excited to see her fast and fresh food stores in expand into one of the largest markets in the U.S. Grabbagreen hopes to have its first location in southern California by the end of the year.

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  20. Former Teacher Appointed to AUSD Board of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Board of Education for the Alameda Unified School District voted on July 22 to appoint Gray Harris, a former AUSD teacher, parent, and union president who is active in several community organizations, to the seat left empty when Niel Tam passed away in late May. In her role as UniServe Director with the California Teachers Association, Harris works with teachers in five South Bay school districts, as well as with local and state political groups and other labor unions. Prior to taking that position with the CTA, she worked for six years as an elementary school teacher in AUSD and then for two years as president of the Alameda Education Association.

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