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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

Unique York with her mother, Denise Anderson. (CBS)

20% Of Nation’s Homeless Public School Students Live In California

More than a million homeless students attend public schools in the U.S., but the highest percentage is right here in California.

02/19/2015

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC)

California Teachers Not Subject To Same Vaccinations Rules As Students

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — There’s a big push to get more California students vaccinated against measles and other diseases but different rules apply to their teachers as it is left up to individual school districts […]

02/19/2015

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Cannabis Business Conference Draws Marijuana Entrepreneurs To San Francisco From Around The World

The International Cannabis Business Conference in San Francisco brought advocates and investors alike to the Hyatt Regency Hotel with the goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in California next year.

02/16/2015

Bay Area BikeShare

Phil Matier: Proposed California Law Requiring Adult Cyclists Wear Helmets Not Gaining Traction With Some Bicycle Advocates

A proposed California state law that would require adult cyclists to wear a helmet while riding or face a fine is not gaining much traction amongst bicycle advocates.

02/16/2015

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gavin Newsom Positioning Self As Pro-Pot Candidate For California Governor

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom joined us live in studio to talk up his efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of California. Earlier this week he announced he’ll run for governor in 2018.

02/13/2015

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California Now Has Twice As Many Charter Schools As Any Other State

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools reported that 87 new charter schools opened in California thisschool year, more than in any other state. The new schools bring the number of charter institutions to 1,184. The states with the next highest number of charter schools, Florida and Arizona, have 653 and 623 each.

02/12/2015

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SF Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit So Her Doctor Can Prescribe Medication To Bring About Her ‘Peaceful Death’

A San Francisco cancer patient and a team of right-to-die advocates are suing to make it possible for a doctor to prescribe medication that induces death to a terminally ill patient without the threat of prosecution.

02/11/2015

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