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California state workers approve union pact

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Members of California’s largest public employee union have overwhelmingly approved a three-year contract with Gov. Jerry Brown. The Sacramento Bee reports SEIU Local 1000 announced Tuesday that 90 percent of […]

07/09/2013

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Calif. Senate passes $96.3B Democratic budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Legislature began passing California’s massive state spending plan Friday amid sharp divisions over whether the compromise struck by Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown will further the state’s recovery or eventually […]

06/14/2013

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California set to pass on-time budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers are expected to approve on an on-time Democratic spending plan that includes a historic change in the school funding system to help poor and minority students. Lawmakers are expected […]

06/14/2013

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Bill to ban lead ammo advances in Calif. Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state of California is one step closer to becoming the first in the nation to ban lead ammunition for hunting. The state Senate’s Natural Resources Committee voted 7-1 on Tuesday […]

06/11/2013

High speed rail

Board approves Calif high-speed rail construction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s High-Speed Rail Authority board has approved a nearly $1 billion contract to start construction on the first leg of the bullet train in the Central Valley. The board approved a […]

06/06/2013

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

Mercury in California fish

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Sport fish from rivers and streams in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have higher levels of mercury in their systems than fish taken from anywhere else in California, a new survey has […]

06/02/2013

High speed rail

High-speed rail plan hinges on voter promises

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys are arguing in a Sacramento County Court that California’s high-speed rail agency has broken a promise made to voters who approved selling $10 billion in bonds to build the nation’s […]

05/31/2013

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Agency failed to collect millions in cleanup fees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Polluters liable for $100 million in cleanup fees for contaminated properties were never billed, and instead California taxpayers were stuck with the tab. The Sacramento Bee reports the state Department of […]

05/30/2013

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Calif. bill would prohibit ticket-buying software

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Music and sports fans would have one less obstacle in buying tickets to popular events under a bill advancing through the California Legislature. Legislation by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento […]

05/23/2013

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

Calif. council adopts delta management plan

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California agency has unanimously adopted a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Delta Stewardship Council voted 7-0 on Thursday to approve the final version […]

05/17/2013

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