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California Lottery Data Shows Some Ticket Sellers Winning Dozens, Hundreds Of Times

How many times have you played the lottery and lost? You’d have better luck at the blackjack table. But some people in California are winning hundreds of times, sometimes multiple times a day.

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29-Year-Old SF Woman Battling Brain Cancer Reconsiders Date To End Her Life

A terminally ill 29-year-old woman from San Francisco is giving more thought on her decision to die by assisted suicide two days after her husband’s birthday on Nov. 1.

20 hours ago

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Quake Strikes In Nevada Near California, Oregon Border

A moderate earthquake has hit a remote part of Nevada near the Border with both Oregon and California.

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State Announces 21-Day Quarantine For Anyone At Risk Of Ebola; To Be Determined On Case-By-Case Basis

California is requiring a 21-day quarantine for people traveling from Ebola-stricken areas who have had contact with infected patients.

10/29/2014

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Drought Sucking California’s $5 Billion Rice Harvest Dry

California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

10/29/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Attorney General Warns Personal Data Hacks Affected 18.5 Million Statewide Last Year

The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped six-fold to 18.5 million accounts. That assessment comes from California Attorney General Kamala Harris in a new report on data breaches.

10/28/2014

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AT&T Sued By Government Over Misleading Customers On Data Plans

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company—slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

10/28/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Makes Campaign Stop In Pleasanton; Promotes Props 1 & 2

Governor Jerry Brown rode through Pleasanton on Monday to encourage members of the Democratic Party in preparation for next week’s election and to promote California’s Propositions 1 and 2.

10/27/2014

A man casts his ballot on Election Day. (Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

California The Least Democrat-Friendly State On The West Coast?

If you’re planning to run for office with a donkey on your campaign flyer you are better off gracing the ballot in Washington or Oregon than California, according to new rankings from The Hill.

10/27/2014

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Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s Closest

The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.

10/27/2014

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