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Video: Claire Bailey Discusses Mainframes, Agile Development, Open Data with Christina Gagnier

Aug 25, 2015

Claire Bailey, former Arkansas State CIO and current Compuware Director of Federal, State and Local Mainframe Solutions, spoke with TechWire Host Christina Gagnier at the California Technology Forum in Sacramento on Aug. 13, 2015.

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California Announces $50 Million in Grants for School Broadband

Aug 25, 2015

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Monday announced $50 million in grant funding for California schools to enhance networking infrastructure. “Because of a wise investment approved by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown,

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GEICO To Pay $6 Million To Settle Civil Rights, Deceptive Rate Quote Complaint

Aug 25, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 24, 2015 – GEICO will pay six million dollars to settle the Consumer Federation of California (CFC) complaint alleging the insurance giant violated civil rights and insurance law by targeting low- and moderate-income women and unmarried motorists with deceptive and inflated automobile insurance rate quotes. The settlement also requires GEICO to change...

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Department of Insurance Launches Online Complaint Apps

Aug 25, 2015

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) rolled out two new consumer-facing applications last week. The apps are designed to provide self-service capabilities to both consumers and providers. The first app, dubbed the Consumer Complaint Center (CCC),

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Some Funding Progress Made on California’s Earthquake Warning System

Aug 25, 2015

Earthquake warning system funded for now, but long-term funding has yet to materialize.

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CA Assembly Backs Bill to Restrict Drones Over Private Property

Aug 25, 2015

By Timm Herdt, Ventura County Star, Calif. SACRAMENTO — Despite objections that it could potentially stifle a promising new industry, the Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would make drone operators guilty of trespass if

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More gentrification, displacement in Bay Area forecast

Aug 24, 2015
More gentrification, displacement in Bay Area forecast

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State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides

Aug 24, 2015

August 24, 2015 - Late Friday, state officials responded — and again signaled delay — on implementing restrictions for the use of the cancer-causing pesticide Telone. This comes on the heals of repeated requests to end the practice of “banking” allowances for hazardous pesticide use from year-to-year. And across the state, children are...

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Half of Kids and a Quarter of Adults in California Are Enrolled in Medi-Cal

Aug 24, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

Half of children and a quarter of adults in California are enrolled in the state’s low-income health plan, according to numbers released Wednesday.

There are 5.2 million children and 7.4 million adults enrolled in Medi-Cal, according to the figures provided by the Department of Health Care Services. That’s about 57 percent of the...

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Need to Know

Aug 24, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know. By Hannah Guzik To fight obesity, we need healthier communities. Positive moods can spread throughout friend groups, warding off depression. Attitudes toward hospice care can vary ...

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