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‘No Chance Of Ebola’ School Officials Say After SoCal College Quarantine

School Officials are cordoning off an area of the Southwestern College Campus after reports that a student who may have been in contact with someone from the same flight as the most recent U.S. ebola patient has vomited in class.

10/16/2014

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Lending Circles helping Borrowers Meet Financial Goals

A traditional form of peer-to-peer lending that’s been practiced in other countries for centuries is helping Californians meet their financial goals – and build credit at the same time.

10/15/2014

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Money Remains Largest Obstacle For California’s Earthquake Early Warning System

California has been working on an earthquake early warning system for over a year and at San Francisco City Hall, there is one state senator who wants to know when instituting the program can begin.

10/15/2014

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Strikes Mammoth Lakes Area

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck near Mammoth Lakes Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/12/2014

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Elusive Mammal Threatened By Illegal Pot Farms

Illegal marijuana farms may be to blame for the dwindling population of an elusive mammal many have never seen—the Pacific fisher.

10/11/2014

Smoke billows from the Dog Rock fire. (Yosemite National Park.)

Cal Fire Makes Gains On Northern California Wildfires

Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday night on a wildfire along Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.

10/11/2014

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Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Up Riverside County In Southern California

A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck near the city of Banning, an eastern suburb about 85 miles east of Los Angeles. There are no reports of injuries or damage.

10/11/2014

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 Opens Investigation Into State Public Utilities Commission

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opened an investigation into the state public utilities commission.

10/10/2014

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Milpitas Woman Wins $5 Million With 4th Lottery Scratcher Ever Purchased

A Milpitas woman’s once-a-month habit of buying a lottery ticket paid off in a big way last week as she hit the top scratcher jackpot of $5 million.

10/10/2014

Brittany at home in San Francisco with her dog Charley. (Photo courtesy of thebrittanyfund.org)

29-Year-Old San Francisco Woman With Brain Cancer Plans To End Her Life On Nov. 1st

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman battling stage 4 brain cancer from San Francisco, plans to die two days after her husband’s birthday by assisted suicide and is launching a nationwide campaign calling for death with dignity laws.

10/07/2014

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