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TechWire
California axes smartphone ‘kill switch’ legislation

Apr 24, 2014
California axes smartphone ‘kill switch’ legislation

Proposal would have mandated anti-theft software be installed on smartphones sold in the Golden State. California lawmakers narrowly shot down legislation that would have required anti-theft software be installed on... Read more »

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FOX40
Woman Arrested for Yolo County Courthouse Arson

Apr 24, 2014
Woman Arrested for Yolo County Courthouse Arson

WOODLAND-

The person responsible for setting courthouse doors on fire in now in custody.

Vanessa Rivers turned herself in to Yolo County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday night. She faces arson and vandalism charges in connection with what happened at the Yolo …


Capitol Alert
Jerry Brown makes Time’s 100 list, with blurb by Gray Davis

Apr 24, 2014
Jerry Brown makes Time’s 100 list, with blurb by Gray Davis

Gov. Jerry Brown made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people. The author of his blurb? Gray Davis, the former governor and Brown's former chief of staff. "Things are looking up in California," Davis writes in the magazine. "Governor...

HealthyCal.org
An Increasing Number of US Elderly Are Dealing with Hunger

Apr 24, 2014

By Fran Kritz

One in 12 American older people regularly go hungry, according to a new study. Researchers at University of Illinois and the University of Kentucky used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). The report also shows that seniors who go hungry also face negative health and nutrition consequences.

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YubaNet.com
Colder Pacific Storm Tonight Into Early Saturday

Apr 24, 2014
Colder Pacific Storm Tonight Into Early Saturday

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HealthyCal.org
Activists, Refinery Neighbors Start to Monitor Air Quality

Apr 23, 2014

By Chris Richard Residents in the most polluted neighborhood of Los Angeles band together to keep tabs on air quality.The post Activists, Refinery Neighbors Start to Monitor Air Quality appeared first on California Health Report.

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Man Claims Getting Violent Threats from Accused Killer

Apr 23, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

There’s shocking new information about the suspect in a deadly beating in Sacramento’s Meadowview area.

One man who knows 28-year-old suspect Matthew Drake says he never should have had the opportunity to kill.

He has no trouble believing Drake …


HealthyCal.org
Some Still Struggling to Afford Affordable Care

Apr 23, 2014

By Pamela K. Johnson

Chanee Houston has decided to take her chances. As the open enrollment period for health insurance under Covered California closed this month, the 26-year-old remained uninsured.

The Irvine resident had considered purchasing a plan through the state’s marketplace, “but even with the financial aid they give you, it’s still kind of expensive,”...

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Police Make Gigantic Drug Bust in El Dorado Hills

Apr 23, 2014

CITRUS HEIGHTS-

$2.5 million dollars worth of pot, illegal guns and hundreds of thousands more in cash were all found at a home in El Dorado Hills, police say.

“This is, by far, the largest drug case that we have …


FOX40
Man Arrested for Murder at Meadowview Group Home

Apr 23, 2014

SACRAMENTO -

A man was arrested Wednesday for murdering a Sacramento woman at a group home, police say.

Sacramento Police Department Spokesperson Doug Morse said the suspect was found on Winnett Way on Tuesday.

Police believe the victim was hit …




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