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Inside Bay Area
California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poachingSACRAMENTO -- Hoping to discourage the alarming killing of African elephants, t
California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poaching
Inside Bay Area / Posted 12 hours ago
SACRAMENTO -- Hoping to discourage the alarming killing of African elephants, the state Senate on Wednesday voted to ban the sale of old elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn. California made it illegal to sell ivory in 1977, but state law still... Read more
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The Mercury News
California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poachingSACRAMENTO -- Hoping to discourage the alarming killing of African elephants, t
California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poaching
The Mercury News / Posted 12 hours ago
SACRAMENTO -- Hoping to discourage the alarming killing of African elephants, the state Senate on Wednesday voted to ban the sale of old elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn. California made it illegal to sell ivory in 1977, but state law still... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poachingSACRAMENTO -- Hoping to discourage the alarming killing of African elephants, t
California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poaching
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 hours ago
SACRAMENTO -- Hoping to discourage the alarming killing of African elephants, the state Senate on Wednesday voted to ban the sale of old elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn. California made it illegal to sell ivory in 1977, but state law still... Read more
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Philly.com
Familiar voice announces Alec Asher's arrival"I looked up and I just saw his face and I'm like, 'Why is he on the big screen
Familiar voice announces Alec Asher's arrival
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
"I looked up and I just saw his face and I'm like, 'Why is he on the big screen?' " Asher said. "But it made sense after it happened. "I'm sure he loved it." A 23-year-old righthander acquired from Texas in the Cole Hamels deal, Asher was the... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
California Senate advances vaping, smoking regulation bills SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers advanced a package of tobacco
California Senate advances vaping, smoking regulation bills
Bakersfield Now / Posted 6 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers advanced a package of tobacco regulation bills on Thursday, reviving proposals that earlier stalled in the Legislature amid opposition from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Widow of slain deputy again presses for changed immigrant custody lawsSeizing on the well-publicized slaying of a woman last month in San Francisco,
Widow of slain deputy again presses for changed immigrant custody laws
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Seizing on the well-publicized slaying of a woman last month in San Francisco, Republican state senators on Thursday announced legislation they believe would prevent undocumented immigrant felons from evading custody to commit more crimes. Sen.... Read more
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The Daily Review
All proposals to help vulnerable must be heardIt surely looks as though partisanship is getting in the way of the state's com
All proposals to help vulnerable must be heard
The Daily Review / Posted 6 days ago
It surely looks as though partisanship is getting in the way of the state's commitment to take care of its most vulnerable citizens. All the signs are there. While bills introduced by Democrats are sailing through the state Senate's special session... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Legislators should boost funding for our most vulnerable citizensPhilosophically, Republicans in the California Legislature are correct in their
Legislators should boost funding for our most vulnerable citizens
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Philosophically, Republicans in the California Legislature are correct in their view of the state’s failure to properly fund developmental services in the 2015-16 budget. It was a cynical move by Gov. Jerry Brown and the majority Democrats in the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California Senate approves increase to initiative filing feeAfter passionate debate over the initiative process, the California State Senat
California Senate approves increase to initiative filing fee
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
After passionate debate over the initiative process, the California State Senate on Monday approved a controversial proposal to raise the filing fee for ballot measures to $2,000 from $200. Proponents contend that Assembly Bill 1100, which was... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘Sanctuary cities’ are focus of new immigration fightDonald Trump, at his presidential campaign announcement, offered a provocative
‘Sanctuary cities’ are focus of new immigration fight
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
Donald Trump, at his presidential campaign announcement, offered a provocative warning about the dangers lurking at the U.S. Mexico border: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.” “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing... Read more

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