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California Lawmakers Say There's More To Be Done On Data Privacy

Saturday, March 09, 2019

California's landmark privacy law doesn't even go into effect until next year, but already lawmakers are pushing to make it even stronger.

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Calif. Leaders Vow To Shield PG&E Customers From Bankruptcy Fallout

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

For the second time in two decades, California's largest utility, PG&E, is declaring bankruptcy — this time in the face of potentially massive wildfire liabilities.

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Politics Of Wildfires: Biggest Battle Is In California's Capital

Friday, August 17, 2018

Politics have always been part and parcel of fighting wildfires. With wildfires setting records across the West, political will is growing to change the way we manage forests and fight fires.

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California Wildfires Set Off Political Fight Over Who Should Pay For Damage

Thursday, August 09, 2018

One controversial topic is whether utilities should have to pay for damage their equipment causes — even if the companies followed state safety regulations and laws.

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California Democrats Secure Ballot Spots In Key Races

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

In California's primaries Tuesday, Democrats avoided being shutout of elections in November, while Republican John Cox advanced to challenge Democrat Gavin Newsom in the race for governor.

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California Candidate Calls On Another To Step Down Over Decade-Old Sex Scandal

Friday, March 16, 2018

Amanda Renteria has called on fellow Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom to leave his post as lieutenant governor because of a past relationship he had with a subordinate.

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How San Francisco's Sheriff Is Helping Undocumented Immigrants Find Lawyers

Thursday, February 22, 2018

San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy is required by state law to tell undocumented immigrants arrested by her deputies when Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for them. Her office also helps the immigrants find lawyers.

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After Assessing The Damage, California Fire Officials Looking Into Who Is At Fault For Wildfires

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The wildfires in California this fall caused more than $3 billion in damage. But who will pay is now in question. Pacific Gas and Electric is currently under investigation for possibly being at fault.

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Murder Trial, Involving Man In U.S. Illegally, Expected To Last A Month

Monday, October 23, 2017

Opening statements begin Monday in a San Francisco case that exploded onto the national stage after then presidential candidate Donald Trump seized on it to press his hard-line immigration stance.

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Should Ammunition Buyers Face Background Checks? California's Voters Will Decide

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Voters in four states will decide whether to strengthen gun laws next month. In California, a first in the nation ballot measure would make it much harder to buy ammunition and for felons to own guns.

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Their Crimes Reclassified, Some Californian Felons Get A Second Chance

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Last November, voters in California overwhelmingly approved Proposition 47, which lets people with some nonviolent felonies petition a court to reduce their crimes to misdemeanors. And that has opened up new opportunities for many former offenders.

Take 21-year-old Sofala Mayfield, for instance. Mayfield's life began to fall apart in his ...

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