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Cost Of Healthcare Coverage Going Up For California Plans

Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row.

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Survey: US Gas Prices Down A Penny In The Past 2 Weeks; But LA Still Highest

The highest was $4.13 a gallon in Los Angeles. Lundberg says California saw huge wholesale price hikes during a brief supply shortage. She says supplies are flowing again and pump prices are poised to drop in the Golden State.

07/26/2015

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California Lottery Sees Record With $5.5B Sold In Tickets

Now in its 30th year, the lottery’s 2014-15 numbers will generate about $1.3 billion for schools.

07/25/2015

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Schools Chief Presents Blueprint For California Education

California should provide a cradle-to-career education system in which children are provided learning opportunities from a young age and given support and services inside and outside the classroom.

07/24/2015

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Some ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Don’t Enforce Federal Immigration Policies For Fear Of Lawsuits

The term “sanctuary city” has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.

07/23/2015

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LA Judge Won’t Intervene In Kelly Rutherford’s International Custody Battle

A Los Angeles judge says he doesn’t have the authority to make new orders in actress Kelly Rutherford’s international child-custody battle because she has moved to New York.

07/23/2015

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Fountain Valley Earns Top Water Conservation Spot In Orange County

While California residents continue the struggle of trying to conserve water through the drought, one local community raised the bar for water management.

07/22/2015

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Blue Ribbon Panel Urges Tight Regulation For Proposed Calif. Pot Legalization

A new report on proposed guidelines to implementing marijuana legalization in California may be changing the views of one of the state’s most high-profile pot advocates.

07/22/2015

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Experts Say Predicted El Nino System May Do More Harm To California Than Good

While the predicted El Niño system, expected to arrive this Winter, may bring with it plenty of much-needed rain, some experts believe it may do more harm to the drought-ridden region than good.

07/20/2015

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California Supreme Court Weighs In On Marriage Separation

The court’s unanimous ruling clarified what it means for a couple to separate. Under state law, income and property each spouse has during the marriage is considered community property to be divided between them in a divorce.

07/20/2015

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More Rain Expected In 2nd Day Of Summer Storm In California

National Weather Service meteorologist David Sweet says the region is expected to again receive scattered showers Sunday as remnants of a tropical storm off Baja California brings warm muggy conditions northward.

07/19/2015

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‘Beginning Of The End’ For Lawns? Officials Order Limits On Water Use For Landscaping

State officials Wednesday ordered an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.

07/15/2015

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California’s Invasive ‘Contraband Watch’ Often Yields Little

Inmates are handcuffed and shackled for days or even weeks while guards watch around-the-clock until nature takes its course.

07/11/2015

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California Shark Attack Rates Plunge 90 Percent Since 1950s

In California, researchers put the odds of a swimmer getting attacked by a great white at about one in every 738 million beach visits.

07/10/2015

Kelly Rutherford attends City Harvest's 21st Annual Gala - An Evening Of Practical Magic at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 30, 2015 in New York City.  (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for City Harvest)

Judge Considers Actress Kelly Rutherford’s Legal Residency In Custody Battle

Former “Melrose Place” and “Gossip Girl” actress Kelly Rutherford is hoping a judge will enforce a previous order, giving her temporary custody that would allow her to bring her children to California.

07/09/2015

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