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Cal Fire Burns Through Annual Funding Ahead Of Peak Wildfire Season

Despite the peak months of the 2014 wildfire season still to come, Cal Fire has already burned through its budget for fighting major fires.

09/30/2014

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Experts Fear Outbreak As Polio-Like Enterovirus Strikes Children Across Country

Experts fear an outbreak as children across the country are being attacked by the rare, p0lio-like Enterovirus, right as flu season is set to begin.

09/29/2014

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Deadline Looms For ACA Enrollees To Verify US Citizenship

About half of 100,000 Californians who enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act still must prove they are in this country legally to continue to receive benefits.

09/29/2014

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Group Finds Adventure, Unity In Trek To Hidden ‘Social Pool’ In Mojave Desert

A number of local friends were given keys and a set of coordinates to take part in a one-of-a-kind desert adventure to find a pool installed somewhere in the middle of the Mojave desert.

09/24/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Clear-Air Vehicle Legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

09/21/2014

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Rand Paul Urges California GOP To Try New Tactics

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul urged California Republicans on Saturday to attract new voters by trying approaches that are typically associated with Democrats: pushing for expanded voting rights, reforming criminal drug sentences and talking to minorities.

09/20/2014

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95 Percent Of California Seniors Pass High School Exit Exam

New data shows that the percentage of California seniors passing the high school exit exam required for graduation matched last year’s results.

09/19/2014

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Brown Signs Order To Buy Drinking Water For Residents Whose Wells Are Dry

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under an order Gov. Jerry Brown signed Friday.

09/19/2014

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LA County Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 8.1 Percent

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.1 percent in August, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

09/19/2014

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A Magical Day At Bedrocktoberfest

What do Houdini and Hanson have in common (besides all of the ladies they bed)? You could have seen both of them at the coolest festival of the season, if they were still around…  With an event as awesome as the Bedrocktoberfest, it hard to believe it’s only $5.

09/18/2014

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UC Task Force Unveils Plan To Tackle Sexual Violence On Campuses

Officials with the University of California have created a task force to tackle the issue of sexual abuse throughout its 10-campus system.

09/18/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Mudslides

California may be in the midst of an historic drought, but when the skies open up, there’s a very real prospect of mudslides and floods.

09/18/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: California Earthquake Authority

All of the experts say the “Big One” is coming, but only a small percentage of the homes in California are protected by earthquake insurance.

09/18/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Volcanoes

Many people don’t realize it, but there are volcanoes in California – and there could be all sorts of problems if they erupt.

09/18/2014

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Water Through Food: Chef Shares Water-Rich Dishes To Help You Stay Hydrated

Whether due to the drought or personal preference, some people have a difficult time getting enough drinking water. However, a chef for celebrities is sharing tips and recipes to help people get more water through eating the right foods.

09/16/2014

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