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Romney Tells Supporters He Won’t Run For President In 2016

Three weeks after unexpectedly saying he was considering a third campaign for the White House, the former Massachusetts governor told members of his staff during a Friday conference call that he is out of race.

01/30/2015

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Salon.com Founder’s Speech Blasts His New Bernal Heights Techie Neighbors For Ruining The Vibe

Bernal Heights, once home to artists and blue-collar workers is now “the hottest zip code in town.” David Talbot says that’s a bad thing and blames the techies who moved in.

01/29/2015

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Bill Would Raise Legal Smoking Age In California To 21

Senate Bill 151 from state Senator Ed Hernandez would make California the first state in the country to raise the minimum smoking age as high as 21.

01/29/2015

Senator James Mountain "Jim" Ihnofe (R-Oklahoma), chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (Wikimedia Commons)

VIDEO: Chair Of Senate Environment Committee Says Only God Can Change Climate

A video of the chair the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee has gone viral because of his statements linking climate change and God.

01/29/2015

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7 Percent Of LGBT Community Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, Survey Finds

Those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender aren’t universal in their support of their own right to marry, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.

01/29/2015

State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sacramento Crime Victims Rally Canceled Over Worries About Anti-Police Protests

Harriet Salarno, founder of Crime Victims United of California, said Wednesday that demonstrators have shown up at the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week march and rally each of the last two years.

01/29/2015

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State Health Advisory Issued For E-Cigarettes; Study Calls For Devices To Be Strictly Regulated

The state’s top health official has issued a health advisory on electronic cigarettes, calling them unsafe and urging people to avoid the increasingly popular devices.

01/28/2015

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Report Finds California’s Financial Comeback Mainly Due To Spending Reductions, Not Higher Revenue

The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.

01/28/2015

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Uber’s Chief Strategist Says Ride-Sharing Services Are Reducing Drunk Driving

San Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.

01/27/2015

Anonymous Gun Buy Back Program In San Francisco

SF Supervisors Vote To Create Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

The ordinance comes following the release of a city report that shows $208 million was spent on violence prevention in the city over the last five years.

01/27/2015

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