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California Home Prices, Sales At 7-Year High

California home prices climbed to a new 7 1/2-year high in April as low interest rates and job growth lured buyers, a research firm said Thursday. Sales were brisk.

05/21/2015

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Medical Association No Longer Opposes ‘End-Of-Life Option’ Act As Bill Goes Through Legislature

The California Medical Association has altered its position on a state bill that covers terminal patients seeking medical assistance to end their own lives.

05/20/2015

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Terminal Single Mother Fights To Validate ‘Die With Dignity’ Law In California

A terminally-ill single mother is fronting a lawsuit claiming that California law actually allows doctors to help terminally-ill patients end their own lives.

05/18/2015

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Spending Tops $7M In Nasty East Bay Senate Contest

A special election Tuesday for state Senate is being pitched as a decision about who represents real Democratic values: the state lawmaker and former teacher endorsed by the California Democratic Party, or the Orinda mayor and longtime adviser to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.

05/17/2015

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Warren Lashes GOP 2016 Field, Warns Of ‘American Nightmare’

The Massachusetts senator and favorite of the party’s left wing criticized Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for proposing a double-digit cut in state aid for higher education, while ridiculing Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s economic ideas.

05/16/2015

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For California Salmon, Summer Of Truck Rides, Bucket Lifts

What do you do when you have 30 million young salmon ready for their big journeys downstream, but drought and development have dried your riverbeds to sauna rocks? In California this year, you give the fish a ride.

05/16/2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks on September 8, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Advocates Push Lawmakers To Help Social Programs In Budget

As California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.

05/15/2015

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Could Desalination Be The Solution To California’s Water Crisis? Israel Shows How New Technology Helped Beat Drought

As California’s drought crisis continues to get worse civil engineers have looked to some of the world’s driest regions for possible solutions.

05/14/2015

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State Lawmakers Advance Bill To Boost Calif. School Immunization Rates

State senators have passed a controversial bill aimed at increasing California’s school immunization rates.

05/14/2015

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Fundraising Efforts Underway For Monterey Park Police Dog Stung By Bees

Three year old Robin and her K-9 handler, Agent Palomino, were chasing two burglary suspects on Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/12/2015

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Parents Rally Against Proposed Mandatory Vaccinations For Students

Southland parents and other protesters gathered Monday in downtown Los Angeles for what they say is their right to choose whether their children are vaccinated against measles and other diseases.

05/11/2015

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Bottled-Water Business In California Grows Despite Drought

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Sunday that the Crystal Geyser Water Co. is opening the latest of more than 100 water-bottling operations by various companies in the state.

05/10/2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks on September 8, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Poised To Increase Public School Spending

With a growing $3 billion surplus, Democrats who control the Legislature will jockey to increase funding for child care, higher education and other social programs.

05/10/2015

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Regulators: California Fell Far Short Of Water-Saving Target

Brown has argued that the voluntary targets in place since early 2014 were insufficient and that Californians needed a jolt to take conservation seriously.

05/05/2015

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Lottery Controversy Brews At Palmdale Chevron After Clerk Pays Out $75 For $75K Ticket

Surveillance video shows a decoy “winning” lottery ticket for $75,000 was paid out for just $75 at a Chevron store, where the California Lottery conducted an undercover investigation March 25. The store manager speaks with CBS2/KCAL9.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/04/2015

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