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‘Living Wage’ Requirement Approved For Companies, Non-Profits With Santa Clara County Contracts

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits with county contracts to pay a living wage as of July 1.

12/09/2014

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East Bay School District Hires Private Investigator In Attempt To Kick Girl Out After Denying Free Lunches

An East Bay school district that denied a Latina girl access to its free lunch program hired a private investigator in its attempt to kick the second grader out of the district for allegedly living outside its boundaries.

12/02/2014

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Authorities Clear Petaluma Duck Farm Of Wrongdoing After Video Surfaces

Authorities have cleared a Sonoma County duck farm of any wrongdoing related to animal cruelty.

10/24/2014

One of the homes destroyed during a wildfire in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County on September 15, 2014. (CBS)

Northern California Lumber Town Of Weed Takes Stock After Devastating Wildfire

Officials said the fast-moving fire caught residents in the small town of Weed near the Oregon border off guard and damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church in this tiny town.

09/16/2014

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Marin Tops ‘Best County In California’ List

The folks living at the southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge may live in one of the most vibrant cities on earth, but they don’t reside in the best county in California, according to the Real Estate website Movoto.

09/11/2014

This map shows the planned layout of California after a proposed split into six states. (Six Californias)

2 Northern California Counties Declaring Independence From California In Hopes Of Forming State Of Jefferson

Residents of Modoc and Siskiyou counties were expected to submit declarations in Sacramento Thursday to formally withdraw from California. They’d like to form the 51st state of Jefferson.

08/28/2014

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Napa Earthquake Damage To County Building Forces Closure Of Some Services

Officials report that multiple Napa County services will be unavailable on Monday, according to county officials.

08/24/2014

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Driver Caught On Video Spinning Doughnuts On Golden Gate Bridge

A driver shut down traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge and spun donuts on the span Sunday, the California Highway Patrol confirmed.

08/20/2014

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California Releasing Thousands Of Inmates Early To Relieve Overcrowded Jails

More than 13,500 inmates across California are being released early each month to relieve crowding in local jails — a 34 percent increase over the last three years, according to the Los Angeles Times.

08/18/2014

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Rep. Honda Proposes Bill To Keep Military Body Armor ‘Out Of Wrong Hands’

Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.

08/06/2014

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