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And now for all the fun of the fair: State Fair!

Jul 19, 2014
And now for all the fun of the fair: State Fair!

Fairground ride, California state fairI'm off to the fair, today. Goats, sheep, llamas (I hope!), horses, heavy horses, new-born calves; ferris wheels, crazy rides (I'm an observer, not a participant), bungee jumping, catch-a-rubber-duck, dart-a-soft-b...

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Los Angeles Times: California Stem Cell Agency Rife with Conflicts and Unrealistic Expectations

The Los Angeles Times, California’s largest circulation newspaper, is carrying a piece this weekend about “cronyism,” conflicts of interest and “inflated expectations” at the state’s $3 billion stem cell agency.


The column by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author Michael Hiltzik used this month’s Trounson Affair as a starting point to dissect the situation...

Davis Vanguard
Obamacare – A View from the Front Line

Jul 19, 2014
Obamacare – A View from the Front Line

by Tia Will As an advocate of single party payer health care administered through an integrated health care model such as Kaiser, I was not happy with the ACA. I wanted more. But that has not stopped me from realizing the benefits that I have seen directly both within my own family and for...

YubaNet.com
National Park Tourism in California Creates $1.5 Billion in Economic Benefit

Jul 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO July 18, 2014 - A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that more than 35 million visitors to national parks in California spent over $1.53 billion and supported 20,089 jobs in the state in 2013.

"The national parks of California attract visitors from across the country and around the world," said Pacific...

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CDPH Warns Not to Use Certain Tattoo Products Due to Risk of Infection

Jul 18, 2014
CDPH Warns Not to Use Certain Tattoo Products Due to Risk of Infection

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YubaNet.com
California’s Oil Regulator to Review Underground Injection Control Program

Jul 18, 2014

SACRAMENTO July 18, 2014 - The Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) today announced steps to review the state's Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program in order to ensure that the program fully complies with the requirements of th...

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TechWire
Eshoo, Issa, Matsui Sponsor Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act

Jul 18, 2014

U.S. Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Doris Matsui (D-CA) are co-sponsoring a Wi-Fi innovation bill introduced in the House on Tuesday. The bill’s primary sponsor, Rep.

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TechWire
Microsoft to Wind Down Hollywood Operations

Jul 18, 2014

New Chief Executive Satya Nadella, who succeeded Steve Ballmer, has indicated that the company is shifting much of its focus to mobile and cloud-based technologies. The post Microsoft to Wind Down Hollywood Operations appeared first on TechWire.net.

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Josh Nisbet Leaves CGI, Joins Deloitte in Sacramento

Jul 18, 2014

Nisbet's role will include market eminence, and building and expanding relationships with clients in the California state and local government marketplace, Deloitte said. The post Josh Nisbet Leaves CGI, Joins Deloitte in Sacramento appeared first on T...

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No Evidence California Cellphone Ban Decreased Traffic Accidents

Jul 18, 2014

The study, published in the journal Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, examined the number of daily car accidents in Calif. in the six months preceding and the six months after the state adopted the ban. The post No Evidence Californi...

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