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131 Confirmed Measles Cases In California

Health officials say there have been 131 confirmed cases of measles since December with most of them linked to an outbreak that originated at Disneyland.

03/02/2015

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California Issues 110K Driver’s Licenses To Undocumented Immigrants

California has handed out 110,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the first seven weeks of applications.

02/27/2015

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Agency To Vote On Reducing Calif. Gas Tax By 7.5 Cents

California officials are considering reducing the state’s gas tax by 7.5 cents, although consumers may not see a difference at the pump.

02/24/2015

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$6 Billion In Unclaimed Money Held By State, Available To Millions Of Residents

$6 billion worth of unclaimed money and property now sits with the state, and people are able to check if some of their unclaimed money is included.

02/23/2015

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Measles Infections In California Grow To 123

The number of measles cases in California has reached 123 in the wake of a December outbreak at Disneyland. The California Department of Public Health released the new figure on Friday.

02/20/2015

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Few Rules Exist Concerning Teacher Vaccinations

While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation’s classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated.

02/16/2015

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California’s Medi-Cal Program For Poor Grows To 12M

Medi-Cal, the $95 billion joint federal-state program, covers 12 million people — nearly one in every three residents — for their doctor visits, hospital care, pregnancy-related services, as well as some nursing home care, making California the largest health care purchaser in the state.

02/15/2015

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California Attorney General Unveils New Effort To Support Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice

California Attorney General Kamala Harris called on officials Thursday in every county across the state to help safeguard child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

02/12/2015

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California Continues To Lead Nation In Charter School Growth

A new study shows that California continues to far outpace the rest of the nation in charter school enrollment and growth.

02/11/2015

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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom To Raise Money For California Governor Bid In 2018

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will begin raising money to run for California governor in 2018.

02/11/2015

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California Pledges Changes In Protecting Underground Water

State oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.

02/09/2015

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More Water Rationing? California Agency To Decide Next Move In Drought Fight

Persistent drought conditions could trigger mandatory water rationing measures throughout Southern California for the second time in six years, officials said Monday.

02/09/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To At Least $380 Million

The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s draw had been $360 million but brisk sales nationwide have upped the pot to $380 million.

02/06/2015

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AP: Oil Drilling Waste Dumped Into Calif. Aquifers Used For Irrigation, Drinking Water

Oil companies in California have been allowed to dump waste materials into underground aquifers that hold water for irrigation and drinking, according to an Associated Press report.

02/05/2015

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Proposed ‘Road User’ Fee Would Help Fund California Highway Repairs, Maintenance

Would you pay about fifty bucks year to help cover the cost of repairing and maintaining California’s roadways?

02/05/2015

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