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Capitol Alert: Census Bureau graphically details California recession

Capitol Alert: Census Bureau graphically details California recession | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
The sudden, deep and lasting effects of California's great recession are revealed in a detailed bloc of business data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Chula Vista receives $750K grant to hire veterans as police officers

The U.S. Department of Justice Monday announced a $750,000 to the city
of Chula Vista to hire six recent military veterans for its police
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California Business Scores Settlement in Thorny Cybercrime Case - PCWorld

California Business Scores Settlement in Thorny Cybercrime Case - PCWorld | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
California Business Scores Settlement in Thorny Cybercrime CasePCWorldOver two days in March 2010, nearly US$466000 disappeared from the accounts of Village View Escrow, a small business in California that holds funds for real.and more »...
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Men with beards aren't more attractive to women, study suggests

Men with beards aren't more attractive to women, study suggests | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
My husband likes to let his beard grow in. In this way, he’s like a lot of young(ish) men you might find these days on sports fields and in hipster bars.
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Magnitude 2.9 - OFFSHORE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

Magnitude 2.9 - OFFSHORE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards.
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Obama campaign: Romney in 'death march' to nomination

Obama campaign: Romney in 'death march' to nomination | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
As the Republican presidential candidates savage one another in the GOP nominating contest, advisers to President Obama said Wednesday his campaign is busy laying the groundwork for their fall campaign, registering voters, opening field offices and...
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Massive solar flare ripples sun's surface; storms speed to Earth

Massive solar flare ripples sun's surface; storms speed to Earth | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
A powerful solar flare Tuesday evening caused the surface of the sun to shudder. A second smaller flare followed about an hour later, and the blasts caused by those flares have hurled a “big blob of magnetized material” toward Earth.
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Plastics News - Three California lawsuits highlight bag ban struggle

Three California lawsuits highlight bag ban struggle: http://t.co/rtNRganu #bagban...
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Marine's daughters held 13 hours after he was shot, attorney says

Marine's daughters held 13 hours after he was shot, attorney says | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
The girls, ages 14 and 9, were held for questioning and allegedly not allowed to be with their mother after their father was killed by an Orange County sheriff's deputy at San Clemente High.For 13 hours after they watched an Orange County sheriff's...
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Study suggests breakthrough in organ transplants

Study suggests breakthrough in organ transplants | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
A small pilot study indicates that following up an imperfectly matched organ transplant with an infusion of the donor's stem cells may free recipients from a lifetime of anti-rejection drugs.Patients who are lucky enough to get a transplant for a...
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Mitt Romney finds the game has changed

Mitt Romney finds the game has changed | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
In any other election year, he might be the Republican presidential nominee by now. But it's a whole new game.By just about every measure, Mitt Romney has done what it takes to nail down the GOP presidential nomination.
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California snowpack at '30 percent' of normal, but no drought yet

California snowpack at '30 percent' of normal, but no drought yet | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Don't call it a drought (yet).(RT @A_ThinkingGirl: U.S.News - California snowpack at '30 percent' of normal http://t.co/P0Hd5EYC...)...
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CA Gov. says flags flown at half-staff for Marines

CA Gov. says flags flown at half-staff for Marines | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
California Governor Jerry Brown says flags are flying at half-staff to honor the Marines killed in this week's helicopter collision.
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UC Berkeley grads develop printable battery

UC Berkeley is known to power ideas of all kinds. One newly engineered idea discovered on campus that will be a power source itself is the printable battery.
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Put pension reform in California to the vote - Los Angeles Times

Put pension reform in California to the vote - Los Angeles Times | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Put pension reform in California to the voteLos Angeles TimesMaking a few key changes would solve the problem. But does the Legislature, and do the voters, have the will?
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Viewpoints: California has a better proposal for state immigration ... - Sacramento Bee

Viewpoints: California has a better proposal for state immigration ... - Sacramento Bee | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Viewpoints: California has a better proposal for state immigration ...Sacramento BeeAlthough organized labor, immigrants' rights advocates and the Chamber of Commerce all agree that immigration laws should be exclusively federal, the ...and more »...
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California man arrested after girlfriend killed by cannon blast - Chicago Sun-Times

California man arrested after girlfriend killed by cannon blast - Chicago Sun-Times | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Sky NewsCalifornia man arrested after girlfriend killed by cannon blastChicago Sun-TimesAP March 7, 2012 8:56AM A man arrested after a homemade cannon blasted through his mobile home, killing his girlfriend, “liked to live life on the edge,” his...
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Right to vote sought for California inmates transferred to jails - Los Angeles Times

Right to vote sought for California inmates transferred to jails - Los Angeles Times | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
News OneRight to vote sought for California inmates transferred to jailsLos Angeles TimesThe League of Women Voters and prisoners-rights organizations filed a lawsuit Wednesday against California Secretary of State Debra Bowen seeking to restore the...
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Hawaii flooding: Governor declares disaster on two islands

Hawaii flooding: Governor declares disaster on two islands | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Anyone dreaming of a sunny winter break in Hawaii this week can forget it: Gov.
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GOP slugfest could drag on till June

GOP slugfest could drag on till June | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
The party loses some ground as Mitt Romney's conservative foes dig in, forcing him to fight for each delegate.A presidential primary season that opened with great promise for Republicans is entering its second half with a flawed front-runner and...
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Who will win the men’s Pac-12 Tournament?

Who will win the men’s Pac-12 Tournament? | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Washington, No. 1 seed
It’s boring to pick the top seed to win the tournament, but the Huskies seem like the best bet. For the starters, they won the regular season title for a reason — even in a weak conference, that still means something.
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California suddenly matters after Super Tuesday - San Jose Mercury News

California suddenly matters after Super Tuesday - San Jose Mercury News | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukCalifornia suddenly matters after Super TuesdaySan Jose Mercury NewsWith a muddled outcome from the 10 Super Tuesday states, there's no sign the GOP presidential primary process will be resolved before California Republicans hold a...
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California school district mulls fate of teacher believed to have appeared in ... - Washington Post

California school district mulls fate of teacher believed to have appeared in ... - Washington Post | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
HULIQCalifornia school district mulls fate of teacher believed to have appeared in ...Washington PostThe teacher's contract does not contain a moral turpitude clause, but Chancer said the California Education Code outlines employment conditions...
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The Governor of CA: Do not repeal any provisions of the Hayden Law

The Governor of CA: Do not repeal any provisions of the Hayden Law | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
The Hayden Law was passed in California in 1998 and provides the nation's most comprehensive laws to protect shelter animals. Governor Jerry Brown is... (Speak on behalf of shelter animals in California; Governer Brown, don't repeal the Hayden Law!
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Young killers serving life without parole may get chance at freedom

Young killers serving life without parole may get chance at freedom | California News and Commentary | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court, in a case involving two 14-year-olds, will consider whether such sentences are cruel and unusual.
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