Sudden Oak Death May Be Unstoppable In CaliforniaA new study shows that an epidemic of the tree disease "sudden oak death" has surged beyond control in California.
Gov. Brown Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Deadline Looms For Gov. Brown On Raising Tobacco Age To 21Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including a bill to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21.
California Measure Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use Headed To November BallotBackers of a marijuana legalization initiative say they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the California ballot this November.
Gov. Rick Scott Tries To Lure California Companies To Florida With Low Minimum WageFlorida Governor Rick Scott is attempting to lure California companies to Florida by highlighting his state's low minimum wage.
Drought-Stricken California Boosts Conservation In MarchResidents of drought-stricken California doubled their water conservation efforts in March compared with the month before by turning off their sprinklers when the rain fell and changing habits, officials said Tuesday.
Scavengers May Be Only People Profiting In Current Recycling MarketIn the dead of night, five nights a week, a man we'll call "Daniel" goes to work at a San Francisco Dumpster.
California, Alaska, Hawaii Facing Above-Average Wildfire Threat This SummerCalifornia, Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday.
Protesters Burn Trump's Effigy, American Flag After His GOP Convention SpeechWhile GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had to enter and exit the Republican Convention in California through a backdoor this afternoon, anti-Trump protesters burned his effigy, and an American flag outside.
Cal's Star QB Jared Goff Selected With First Pick In NFL DraftThe Los Angeles Rams have selected California quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.
State Seeks $90 Million From PG&E For WildfireCalifornia officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line.
State Senate Rejects Bill That Would End Extended Sentences For Repeat Drug OffendersThe state Senate is rejecting a bill that would end a practice of extending jail and prison sentences for repeat drug offenders.

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