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Building Healthy Communities Initiative Makes Strides in California Communities

Apr 13, 2014
Building Healthy Communities Initiative Makes Strides in California Communities

In 2010, a health foundation called the California Endowment, which strives to improve health standards by providing grants and support statewide, launched the Building Healthy ...

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‘Shrimp Boy’ off the hook for legal fees, attorneys say

Apr 11, 2014
‘Shrimp Boy’ off the hook for legal fees, attorneys say

An undercover FBI agent spent thousands building a case against Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow - but Chow's lawyers say his defense against the government's charges won't cost him a cent. An FBI affidavit depicts an agent repeatedly paying Chow money th...

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Video: 4/10/14 Senate Oversight Hearing on IT Procurement

Apr 11, 2014
Video:  4/10/14 Senate Oversight Hearing on IT Procurement

Video courtesy of the California Channel. Part 1 Part 2 The post Video: 4/10/14 Senate Oversight Hearing on IT Procurement appeared first on TechWire.net.

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Recommending Mammograms for Elderly Women Should be Determined by Expected Longevity

Apr 11, 2014

By Fran Kritz A new review of studies on breast cancer and elderly women by researchers at UCSF and the Harvard School of Medicine suggests that doctors should focus on how long a patient is likely to live when deciding whether to order mammograms for ...

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Gore: So these guys from Google walk in with $100M

Apr 11, 2014
Gore: So these guys from Google walk in with $100M

System integrators listen up – a significant, global niche industry has no cross-silo (Intentional pun.) communications or data management capabilities, and no device coherence. The industry is led by California-based... Read more »

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Issues Statement on Tragic Bus Accident near Orland

Apr 11, 2014

SACRAMENTO April 11, 2014 - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today issued the following statement regarding Thursday evening's tragic bus accident: "The news of last night's bus crash near Orland continues to grow more grim and...

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High school field trip to Silicon Valley benefits students and tech industry

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Apr 11, 2014
High school field trip to Silicon Valley benefits students and tech industry

Joe Rodriguez, McClatchy News Service Juan Rico wanted a computer in the worst way when he was 12 years old. In this bustling Silicon Valley city, he might have received... Read more »

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California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

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Apr 11, 2014
California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

Marc Lifsher, McClatchy News Service Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gear under a... Read more »

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D.C. bill may speed ACE rail service between Stockton and Silicon Valley

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Apr 11, 2014
D.C. bill may speed ACE rail service between Stockton and Silicon Valley

The Stockton Record, McClatchy News Service Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, announced Thursday he has introduced legislation that could bring as much as $450 million over the next decade to speed... Read more »

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Arson Arrest in Siskiyou County

Apr 11, 2014

Yreka April 11, 2014 - CAL FIRE law enforcement arrested a Grenada woman on arson charges for allegedly starting a vegetation fire off of Highway A-12, one mile east of Interstate 5. Nia Coles, 33, was booked into the Siskiyou County Jail late Wednesd...

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