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  • California's new vaccine law: Freshman senator wins plaudits from colleagues
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:40:25 GMT
    When word of a measles outbreak at Disneyland hit the nightly news six months ago, state Sen. Richard Pan began fielding calls from panicked parents. They worried that their children could be exposed to the infectious disease and wanted to know what he planned to do to keep them safe....
  • Local officials react to vaccine law
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:04:00 GMT
    Opponents of a measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated gathered on the west steps of the Capitol after lawmakers approved the bill, in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, June 25, 2015. The bill, SB277 co-authored by state Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento and Ben Allen D-Santa Monica was approved by the Assembly....
  • For higher education funding, softer touch gave Cal State a leg up
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:00:00 GMT
    In January 2013, Gov. Jerry Brown and Cal State Chancellor Timothy P. White talk during a meeting of the university system's board. In January 2013, Gov. Jerry Brown and Cal State Chancellor Timothy P. White talk during a meeting of the university system's board....
  • Several Teens In Manteca Injured After Explosion At Party
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:47:02 GMT
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  • Sacramento School: Hey, Let's Dumb Down Education for Immigrants
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:11:00 GMT
    Unfortunately, a Sacramento city school district is doing everything it can to prevent children of immigrants from acquiring the skills of citizenship. The Sacramento City Unified School District's Board of Trustees has unanimously agreed to establish an ethnic studies pilot program because, as Drudge put it in a headline that is almost an oxymoron, eighty percent of the students in the school are minorities....
  • Rancho CucamongaSAN Bernardino County: Training centers aim for job success
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A short time ago, Lawrence David Dinkins of Rialto was a part-time forklift operator and a single father of two who wanted to step up his paycheck. After a 16-day truck driving training course, he got his Class A California's driver's license and was hired the next day by Werner Enterprises in Fontana....
  • Ballot measure proposed to overturn vaccine law
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:23:25 GMT
    Opponents of California's new law to boost vaccination rates among schoolchildren by strictly limiting exemptions are continuing to fight the legislation online and in public protests, even after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law this week. Critics of the legislation are rallying around an effort by former state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who has filed paperwork for a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the vaccine mandate, continuing their outspoken criticism on Twitter and other s...
  • Veterans invited to regional VA town hall meeting Tuesday in Chico
    published on Sat, 04 Jul 2015 00:25:12 GMT
    Chico >> Regional officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Chico for a town hall meeting Tuesday. The event from 6-8 p.m. at the Chico Elks Lodge is geared for veterans, their families and caregivers to voice their concerns and compliments to David Stockwell, the director of the VA Northern California Health Care System, according to public affairs officer Tara Ricks....
  • Video: Vaccination law protest at Golden Gate Bridge
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:19:41 GMT
    Golden Gate Bridge Protestors against California's new vaccine law say they have a message of liberty this holiday weekend. KRON4's Kate Cagle is talking to protestors this afternoon....
  • Exclusive interview of Patrick Brice, director of Sundance hit 'The Overnight'
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:11:34 GMT
    Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles' Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends....
  • Best Performances By Athletes On Their Birthdays
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:38:21 GMT
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  • South Bay school districts weigh in on vaccine bill
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Jennifer Wonnacott hold she son Gavin as he points to a sign showing supporte of a measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated, at a news conference after the bill was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Sacramento,Calif. The bill, SB277, which was in response to a measles outbreak in Disneyland last year, gives California one of the toughest vaccination laws in the country....
  • California sees fewest complaints filed against police officers since since 1990
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:01:21 GMT
    In this Wednesday, June 24, 2015 photo, a person at right records Sacramento Police officers taking a suspect into custody, who was stopped in what police say was a stolen vehicle, in Sacramento, Calif. Amid increasing national scrutiny over shootings of unarmed minorities by police, citizen complaints about police are at a 25-year low in California....
  • Columbia announces parade grand marshal, 'goddess'
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    The Columbia Chamber of Commerce announced the selection of David Kelley as parade grand marshal and Cheryl Nelson as Goddess of Liberty for the 2015 Glorious Fourth of July Celebration to be held Saturday at Columbia State HIstoric Park. Anyone is welcome to decorate themselves, kids, groups and pets , bicycles, or vintage vehicles, and join the free parade....
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    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:36:45 GMT
    Opponents of California's new law to boost vaccination rates among schoolchildren by strictly limiting exemptions are continuing to fight the legislation online and in public protests, even after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law this week. Critics of the legislation are rallying around an effort by former state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who has filed paperwork for a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the vaccine mandate, continuing their outspoken criticism on Twitter and other s...
  • Bronze sculptures of Rolf Kriken on display in Ukiah
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 05:38:49 GMT
    Representing the horrors of war is the piece “We Don't Need a Medal of Honor; We Need a Son” – a fragmented bronze head on the end of an M16 rifle. Rolf Kriken, master foundryman, commissioned to create the bronze sculptures for the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Sacramento and whose work has been exhibited in more than 60 locations over the span of 45 years, is Corner Gallery's featured artist for the months of July and August....
  • Martins Beach open for the summer
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:27:21 GMT
    People fish for smelt at Martins Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Thursday, July 2, 2015. After shutting out the public for most of the past four years, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla apparently has decided to allow people to visit the scenic and secluded San Mateo County strand for the next two or three months....
  • Large hike touted as landmark tax reform
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Pieper warned of the modern trend toward sophistry - e.g., distorting words to dupe the public. Pieper would have had a field day in California's Capitol, where the simple word "reform" means something very different than the dictionary definition : "make changes a in order to improve it."...
  • Bill could boost voter rolls by millions
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Advocates for the California New Motor Voter Act say it will be "a game changer" for citizen participation, though civics experts cautioned on Friday that it takes more than automatic registration to engage people in democracy. "Our democracy is stronger when more people in the community have a voice at the ballot box," Gonzalez said in a statement....
  • Fewer State Residents Admitted To University Of California
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:11:08 GMT
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