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California Unveils Nation’s Strictest Rules On Noxious Pesticide Use

California farmers now must abide by the nation’s strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce.

01/15/2015

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Covered California Urges 1 Million Uninsured Californians Facing Tax Penalties To Sign Up

The state is ramping up advertising and marketing efforts in the final month of open enrollment for health insurance to minimize the estimated 1 million Californians who will face tax penalties for staying uninsured, exchange officials announced Tuesday.

01/13/2015

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Head coach Cuonzo Martin of the California Golden Bears looks on from the bench against the Texas Longhorns at Madison Square Garden on November 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Where Do Pac-12 Coaches Rank Among Their Peers?

It’s no secret that Pac-12 basketball has been on the decline the past several years. Since UCLA reached its third straight Final Four in 2008, the conference has not had a Final Four team.

01/13/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Kamala Harris Formally Announces Run For Senate Seat Vacated By Barbara Boxer

State Attorney General Kamala Harris has formally announced plans on Tuesday that she will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer in 2016.

01/13/2015

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

Attorney General Kamala Harris To Run For U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to announce on Tuesday that she will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

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

Newsom Not Running For Boxer’s U.S. Senate Seat In 2016

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom posted on Facebook Monday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat that Barbara Boxer will give up in 2016.

01/12/2015

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NorCal JC Penney Stores Survive Nationwide Closure Of Dozens Of Stores, Loss Of 1000s Of Jobs

JC Penney Co. plans to close 33 stores and cut about 2,000 jobs by April.

01/10/2015

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Adds To Rainy Day Fund With $113 Billion State Spending Plan Released Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown plans to unveil a record $113 billion state spending plan that boosts schools and pays debt, but will reject additional funding for the University of California.

01/09/2015

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Meat Recall: 48,000 Pounds Of Beef And Pork Contaminated With Metal

A Los Angeles-area company is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of frozen beef and pork that may be contaminated with metal.

01/09/2015

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Climate Scientists Confirm 2014 Was California’s Warmest Year On Record

The National Climate Data Center (NCDC) released end-of-year weather information for the U.S. Thursday, and it confirms that 2014 was California’s warmest calendar year on record.

01/08/2015

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