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California drought. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Central Valley Farmers Impacted By California Drought; No Federal Water 2nd Year In a Row

A federal agency says it will not release any water for farmers in the Central Valley of California this year, forcing them to find other sources or leave fields unplanted.

16 hours ago

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Narsai David: McFadden Farm Wines Use Organic Grapes In Some Low-Cost Bottles

Potter Valley, California’s McFadden Farm Wines has three beautiful selections from their Mendocino County vineyard that includes organic grapes at a low cost. Narsai David has a full review.

19 hours ago

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Ben & Jerry’s Founders Would Consider Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream, When It’s Legal

The founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream say they would consider selling a cannabis-infused flavor, when it’s completely legal.

02/26/2015

Fans participate in ''Zombie Walk: San Diego'' during Comic-Con International 2012 on July 13, 2012 in San Diego. (Photo credit  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Driver Who Hurt Woman At Comic Con ‘Zombie Walk’ In San Diego Charged With Felony

A man who drove into a crowd at the annual Zombie Walk during San Diego’s Comic-Con last summer, seriously injuring a woman, will face a felony charge.

02/26/2015

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A ‘Free Ride': Silicon Valley Tech Companies Sit Out Net Neutrality Fight Amid FCC Vote

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The Federal Communications Commission will take a vote Thursday morning adopting rules for broadband providers to keep the Internet neutral—a long battle that, according to one Stanford scholar, Silicon Valley tech […]

02/26/2015

Plastic grocery bags are piled into a grocery cart. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Enough Signatures Gathered To Put Referendum On California’s Plastic-Bag Ban On 2016 Ballot

The secretary of state’s office says a referendum seeking to repeal California’s statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.

02/24/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

East Bay Water Agency Puts Locks On Water Meters To Deter Tampering During Drought

As California’s drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with water meters.

02/23/2015

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California Citrus Prices Dive As Port Labor Problems Keeps Product In U.S.

The Port of Oakland’s slow recovery after a massive West Coast labor-dispute is no consolation to local citrus growers, whose exports to Asia could become almost worthless.

02/23/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

Law Requiring California Parents To Vaccinate Their Children Likely To Pass

Last Thursday, a state law was introduced that would eliminate the “personal belief” exception to California’s vaccination law. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on the proposed law.

02/23/2015

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Towed Helicopter Crashes Onto Lanes Of Southern California Freeway

A helicopter being towed behind a semi struck a freeway overpass and crashed into lanes, hitting at least two vehicles in Southern California.

02/20/2015

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