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Dreams dashed in fatal college tour bus crash

Apr 11, 2014

ORLAND – It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to

Nine killed in Orland crash involving tour bus

Apr 10, 2014

ORLAND – Nine people were killed Thursday in a three-vehicle crash involving a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college.

Deadly Truck, Bus Crash Closes I-5 in Orland

Apr 10, 2014
Deadly Truck, Bus Crash Closes I-5 in Orland


UPDATE: At Least 9 Killed in Bus, Truck Crash

Part of Interstate 5 in Glenn County was closed Thursday afternoon after a tour bus and FedEx truck collided, according to the CHP.

Traffic was being diverted away from I-5 …

Jobs reach pre-Recession total

Apr 4, 2014

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all of the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession.

State’s population growth rate highest in years

Dec 13, 2013

SACRAMENTO — California's population grew by the highest rate in nearly a decade over the last year, swelling the state's ranks to more than 38.2 million, new population figures released Thursday show

Poll: Californians split on federal health reforms

Dec 5, 2013

SACRAMENTO — Californians twice voted overwhelming for President Barack Obama, but they are split on his most important domestic policy achievement — health care reform.

Voices of Egyptians during and after Morsi’s trial

Nov 4, 2013

Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohammed Morsi, appeared in court Monday on charges of inciting the murder of his opponents during clashes outside the presidential palace when he was still in ...

Problems persist in prison mental health ward

Oct 27, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Although California has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to improve psychiatric treatment for convicts, the biggest mental health unit in the state prison system for high security inmates remains in disarray, according to...

Gun groups consider recalling Callf. lawmakers

Oct 24, 2013

SACRAMENTO — Gun owners groups said Thursday they are considering recall campaigns against five Democratic lawmakers in California, including Assembly Speaker John Perez, for supporting a variety of firearms bills this year. The effort could be...

Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

Oct 12, 2013

People in Ohio, Michigan and 15 other states found themselves unable to use their food stamp debit-style cards on Saturday, after a routine check by vendor Xerox Corp. resulted in a system failure. The electronic benefits system experienced a...

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