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Covered California Awards Millions In No-Bid Health PactsThe race to meet federal deadlines meant millions of dollars in no-bid contracts by the California health insurance exchange, a new investigative report reveals. Officials with Covered California, however, are defending the decisions that were made.
Democratic State Sen. Ben Hueso Arrested For DUI In SacramentoThe California Highway Patrol said Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso has been arrested on charges of drunken driving early Friday morning.
Lawrence Beats Cyrus, Netflix For Top EntertainerThe battle for entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire & Twerking Queen
49ers Top AP's Preseason NFL Power RankingsThe San Francisco 49ers are No. 1 in the Associated Press NFL power rankings heading into the preseason, with the Denver Broncos second and the Jacksonville Jaguars at the bottom of the list.
Bill Would Protect California Reporters' Phone RecordsState agencies would be required to give journalists five days' notice before they issue subpoenas to a third-party company for telephone records under legislation announced Thursday by a state senator.
Phony AP Tweet Says President Hurt In White House Explosions; Stocks BounceHackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out a false tweet about an attack at the White House.
Adrien Brody Sues Over Release Of 'Giallo' Film