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2015/08/01 06:20
2015/08/01 06:20
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Climate is not weather, thank you very much Thank you for publishing the informative article by Paul Rogers on climate change and party identity (“We can’t agree on the weather,” Times-Standard, July...
2015/08/01 06:20
2015/08/01 06:20
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2015/07/31 14:25
2015/07/31 14:25
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A new statewide poll finds that nearly two-thirds of Californians believe that global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought. The findings released Wednesday by the Public...
2015/07/31 00:06
2015/07/31 00:06
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At one time, the politics of environmentalism cut across party lines, with both Democrats and Republicans supporting policies that were at least intended to safeguard the natural world and fight...
2015/07/30 14:58
2015/07/30 14:58
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Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, July 30, 2015. Hot, hot, hot again today The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 103 degrees for Thursday in Sacramento. On Wednesday...
2015/07/30 07:58
2015/07/30 07:58
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Anti-abortion activists rallied in cities across the country in recent days, invigorated by the release of videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the procurement of fetal tissue for...
2015/07/30 07:58
2015/07/30 07:58
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If global warming doesn’t feel like a threat by now, it ought to. Last week, 16 leading scientists joined the former lead climate scientist for NASA in warning that glaciers in Antarctica and...
2015/07/30 06:58
2015/07/30 06:58
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Strong majorities of Californians believe that a warming climate has already begun affecting their state and favor policies to tackle the problem, according to a new Public Policy Institute of...
2015/07/30 04:22
2015/07/30 04:22
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More than 60 percent of Californians -- including a majority in every region of the state, from the inland areas to the coast -- say global warming is already affecting California, a new poll from the...
2015/07/29 14:22
2015/07/29 14:22
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SAN JOSE -- Nine days after a woman was gunned down in San Francisco -- allegedly by an illegal immigrant felon whom city authorities had released without notifying federal authorities -- Mayor Sam...
2015/07/29 04:02
2015/07/29 04:02
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A variety of licensed jobs – including architect, barber, boxer and accountant – soon will be open to undocumented immigrants in California. The shift figures to change lives for tens of thousands of...
2015/07/26 08:02
2015/07/26 08:02
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This month marks 14 years since Portugal decriminalized the purchase, possession and use of all drugs – even cocaine and heroin. As Californians consider joining Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington...
2015/07/23 00:57
2015/07/23 00:57
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A blue ribbon panel released a report today that outlines important issues that activists, businesses, law enforcement agencies and public officials should consider if Californians vote to legalize...
2015/07/21 10:02
2015/07/21 10:02
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Laguna Beach, spurred by the drought, last week became the first city in Southern California to impose a 45-day moratorium on new pool construction. The ban could become permanent for the duration of...
2015/07/19 05:58
2015/07/19 05:58
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When the Census Bureau began calculating poverty a half-century ago – as a “war on poverty” became a hot issue in Washington – it devised a rather simple formula. The formula defined income that...
2015/07/17 15:22
2015/07/17 15:22
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SACRAMENTO -- Proponents of a proposed ballot measure aimed at making California the fifth state to legalize pot for recreational use are a few weeks away from kicking off their November 2016...
2015/07/17 04:18
2015/07/17 04:18
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California has an official state flower (poppy), an official state insect (the dogface Butterfly), even an official state theater (the Pasadena Playhouse). But no official state sport. Unless you...
2015/07/12 08:02
2015/07/12 08:02
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Last time around, Chuck Reed seized the third rail of California politics – launching the Hugest! Pension! Battle! Ever! – and suffered the inevitable burn. This time around, he’s more circumspect,...
2015/07/10 20:14
2015/07/10 20:14
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If you don't recognize the name Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, don't worry: You will. He's not a candidate for president, but before long he'll have higher name recognition than Jeb Bush. A felon...
2015/07/09 13:15
2015/07/09 13:15
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If you don’t live in California, the serious drought—which is now in its fourth painstaking year—may not affect your everyday life. But you are probably eating their almonds. The state produces 80% of...
2015/07/09 10:02
2015/07/09 10:02
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Latinos outnumber whites in California, according to a new census report. The state had some 14.99 million Latinos, compared with about 14.92 million non-Hispanic whites, as of July 1, 2014, the most...
2015/08/01 06:20
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