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California Legislators Introduce Bill Abolishing Parents’ Immunization Exemptions

Two California lawmakers who want to make sure as many schoolkids as possible get immunized announced a new bill in Sacramento on Wednesday that would no longer allow parents to exempt their children from vaccines simply because it goes against their personal beliefs.

02/04/2015

Pulmonary Tuberculosis, X-Ray, Spreading Through The Two Lungs Of A Child, Thoracic X-Ray. (BSIP/UIG via Getty Images)

Sacramento High School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis; Parents Warned About Possible Exposure

Sacramento county’s division of public health says the student has been isolated at home and is under care.

02/02/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus is seen. (CDC via Getty Images)

UC Davis Medical Center Patient Tests Negative For Ebola Virus

A patient at the UC Davis Medical Center suspected of having the Ebola virus has tested negative, officials said.

01/30/2015

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Bill Would Raise Legal Smoking Age In California To 21

Senate Bill 151 from state Senator Ed Hernandez would make California the first state in the country to raise the minimum smoking age as high as 21.

01/29/2015

State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sacramento Crime Victims Rally Canceled Over Worries About Anti-Police Protests

Harriet Salarno, founder of Crime Victims United of California, said Wednesday that demonstrators have shown up at the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week march and rally each of the last two years.

01/29/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus is seen. (CDC via Getty Images)

Potential Ebola Patient Being Treated In Sacramento

A patient suspected of potentially having been exposed to Ebola is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

01/29/2015

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Report Finds California’s Financial Comeback Mainly Due To Spending Reductions, Not Higher Revenue

The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.

01/28/2015

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California Fails To Track $13 Billion In Mental Health Funds 10 Years After Voters Approved Tax Measure

State and county officials cannot show how billions of dollars collected through a voter-approved tax on millionaires are being spent or whether the related programs have helped people with mental illness as voters intended, a state watchdog commission reported Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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If Drought Persists, California May Dam 3 Sacramento Delta Channels To Protect Drinking Water

State water officials say they may dam parts of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in an emergency measure to protect freshwater used by millions of Californians.

01/26/2015

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San Francisco’s Driest January On Record Likely, No Rain So Far In 2015

Across much of Northern and Central California there has been little if any rain this month, and monthly totals will wind up at or near long-term records.

01/26/2015

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