California

 A shopper carries a shopping bag while walking in the Union Square district on February 27, 2018 in San Francisco, California.
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Matt Bigler
July 31, 2019 - 3:11 pm
A new study out of UC Berkeley finds about half of California workers have no retirement savings and experts are warning the state may be heading toward a retirement crisis. The study looked at private sector workers in California and found not only are they not saving enough for retirement, many...
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Election Polling Place Station. Government, booth
Election Polling Place Station. Government, booth (Photo credit: Jixue Yang)
Patti Reising
July 25, 2019 - 3:12 pm
The state of California is looking for a few good men and women with strong analytical skills and lots of patience for its Citizens Redistricting Commission. The commission was created by California voters in 2008, authorizing a panel to draw the boundaries for the district maps of members of...
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An executive order from President Trump could open the California coast to drilling.
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Keith Menconi
July 25, 2019 - 11:11 am
California is teaming up with the United Nations to fight the effects of climate change by hoping to spur insurance companies to start covering important natural features like marshes and reefs.
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MJ buds in stack jars
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Holly Quan
July 22, 2019 - 10:02 am
Despite efforts to crack down on black market pot, illegal weed is flourishing in California, because there's not enough enforcement, according to a state audit.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention at the Moscone Center on June 01, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Doug Sovern
July 09, 2019 - 4:41 pm
California is about to hold police to a much tougher standard when it comes to using their weapons on duty, although the new rules are not quite as strict as originally proposed. Gov. Gavin Newsom intends to sign the bill that both houses of the state legislature have approved. Families of people...
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aniela Chavarriaga holds her daughter, Emma Chavarriaga, as pediatrician Jose Rosa-Olivares, M.D. administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children's Hospital on June 02, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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Tim Ryan
April 25, 2019 - 11:52 am
The number of reported measles cases rose sharply over the past week in California, according to new figures from the state Department of Public Health.
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Governor Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom pray at the tomb of Oscar Romero in San Salvador
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Doug Sovern
April 08, 2019 - 12:30 am
On the first day of his unprecedented trip to El Salvador Sunday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom seemed to relish his role as a global foil to President Donald Trump, declaring that he came here to deliver “a counter-narrative” to what he called the president’s “toxic and repugnant” anti-immigrant...
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Mount Shasta in Northern California is a high-risk volcano, according to the United States Geologic Survey.
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Margie Shafer
February 25, 2019 - 9:23 pm
There is a 16 percent probability of a volcanic eruption in California in the next 30 years, according to a new study from the United State Geologic Survey.
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High school students
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Melissa Culross
February 18, 2019 - 5:30 am
Few schools offer classes that teach students about personal finance and barely any make such classes a requirement before graduation, according to a recent report from the non-profit Next Gen Personal Finance.
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An aide to Sen. Kamala Harris says fake accounts regularly pop up on Facebook that seek to spread false information about the California senator.
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February 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A new Quinnipiac University Poll out this morning finds former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris are creating about equal amounts of excitement among Democratic voters.
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