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Signs and Wonders 11.21

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Put your clothes on! Some stories are so ridiculous you almost don’t know where to start in pointing out its ridiculousness. Here’s one: On Tuesday, San…

Cap and tax begins

By Daniel James Devine
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Environment | California launches a massive greenhouse-gas taxing scheme over local business protests

California Democrats gain supermajority

By Angela Lu
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Politics | Democratic lawmakers in California appear to have captured a supermajority in the state Assembly and the Senate, which will allow them to pass tax legislation…

Anti-tax group sues California State University for promoting tax initiative

By Angela Lu
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Education | California Gov. Jerry Brown has recently been touring state college campuses to tout Proposition 30, a $50 million sales and income tax initiative that will…

Oakland sues to keep marijuana dispensary

By Mary Jackson
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Courts | The city of Oakland moved last week to prevent federal law enforcement from closing its biggest marijuana dispensary, the largest pushback since an aggressive…

Film festival provides rare glimpse into Myanmar

By Jordan Lee
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Myanmar | Monks in saffron shrouds waiting in line for a scoop of breakfast rice at dawn. Groups of men with tattooed thighs artfully juggling a woven ball. Myanmar…

California gas prices hit record levels for fourth day

California gas prices hit record levels for fourth day

By Angela Lu
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Economy | As gas prices in California hit record levels for the fourth day today, with the average price of regular unleaded gas at $4.671 per gallon, analysts say the…

California college shooting suspect's case suspended

By Wire Reports
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Crime | OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)—The murder case of a suspect accused of killing seven at a small California Christian college was suspended Monday after the suspect's…

Weekend’s Carmegeddon II had little effect on L.A. life

Weekend’s Carmegeddon II had little effect on L.A. life

By Sophia Lee
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California | LOS ANGELES—Interstate Highway 405 in Southern California usually fumes with car exhaust and the resigned temper of Angelenos who bake inside their barely…

Family intrusion

By Angela Lu
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Homosexuality | Two groups will challenge the constitutionality of a new California law banning minors from receiving reparative therapy

Extending access to abortion

By Angela Lu
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Abortion | California law continues a program allowing non-physicians perform first-trimester abortions, a dangerous practice according to pro-life advocates

A million flee

A million flee

By Lynn Vincent
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California | Fires stretching through seven Southern California counties remained out of control on Oct. 24, forcing nearly a million people to flee their homes

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