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Lawmakers Denounce Ballot Initiative Making Gay Sex Punishable By Death

Members of the California Assembly are denouncing a proposed ballot measure that would make it legal to murder gay and lesbian people.

06/22/2015

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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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California Vaccine Requirement Bill Gets First Public Debate

A bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday after similar efforts to limit exemptions in Washington and Oregon failed to advance.

04/08/2015

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119-Year-Old Diploma Reunited With Relatives Of Deceased Recipient

A 119-year-old diploma that was found in the basement of a Chino home was reunited Thursday with relatives of the deceased recipient.

01/29/2015

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Mother: Aid-In-Dying Bill Carries Brittany Maynard’s Legacy

The mother and husband of Brittany Maynard appeared Wednesday in the state capitol to support a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives in California.

01/21/2015

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Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag Ban

If the referendum qualifies, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.

12/29/2014

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Inmates Who Work State Prisons Could Get Out Early

The settlement was filed Friday in federal court, where judges would need to approve it before any changes take effect.

12/13/2014

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UC Irvine Beats Sacramento State 74-62

John Ryan scored 14 points and Alex Young added 13 to lead UC Irvine to a 74-62 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.

12/06/2014

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Capitol Shoe Shine Guy Among Senate Layoffs

A man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.

12/05/2014

Governor Brown greets President Peña Nieto during their meeting in Sacramento Monday. (Photo credit: Joe McHugh/California Highway Patrol)

Gov. Brown: No Comment On Plight Of Marine Jailed In Mexico

The plight of an Afghanistan war veteran jailed south of the border may or may not come up Tuesday during a high-level meeting in Sacramento.

08/26/2014

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Push To Delay Hike In Gas Prices Stalls In Sacramento

A bipartisan effort by lawmakers in Sacramento to delay an upcoming increase in gas prices appears to have stalled Monday.

08/25/2014

A look inside the old water main pipe that busted on Sunset Blvd by UCLA. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

LA Mayor Heads For Sacramento In Push For Water Bond, Film Tax Credits

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be in Sacramento Wednesday ahead of vote by state lawmakers to overhaul an $11 billion water bond.

08/13/2014

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Clippers’ Matt Barnes Pleads For Help In Solving Aunt’s Murder

Clippers player Matt Barnes is pleading for the public’s help to apprehend the man who killed his aunt.

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Is Your Neighbor A Snitch? New Water Waster Hotline May Soon Find Out

“Hin Carla,” said the caller. “I want to report a house that is trying to drain the rest of the American River.”

07/18/2014

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Man Gets 6 Years In Trafficking, Prostitution Case

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and prostitution charges involving 16- and 17-year-old girls.

06/28/2014

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