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John Burton pledges neutrality in Dem races for California controller, secretary of state

Mar 5, 2014
John Burton pledges neutrality in Dem races for California controller, secretary of state

john_burton.jpgAs California Democrats head to Los Angeles this weekend for their state convention, the party's leader has declared neutrality in the two most competitive statewide Democratic primary fights: controller and secretary of state.

In an e-mail Wednesday to party activists, California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton said he has heard...

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California Stem Cell Report
$72 Million for Commercial Stem Cell Therapies?

The $3 billion California stem cell agency next week is likely to move to pump about 12 percent of its remaining, dwindling cash into business-friendly efforts to develop commercial therapies.

Coming before the agency's governing board on March 13 are two “concept” proposals for grant and loan programs totaling $72 million that...

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Three Men Plead Guilty to Causing Severe Environmental Damage by Cultivating Marijuana on Ecological Reserve

Mar 5, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 – Chou Vang, Vang Pao Yang, and Pao Vang of Eureka, Calif. pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco yesterday to willfully injuring federal property stemming from a marijuana grow the three men cultivated on protected federal lands, United States Attorney Melinda Haag announced.

In pleading guilty, C. Vang,...

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Capitol Alert
Verizon, Accenture drop Kevin Sloat’s lobbying firm

Mar 5, 2014
Verizon, Accenture drop Kevin Sloat’s lobbying firm

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Sacramento's Sloat Higgins Jensen & Associates lobbying firm lost three prominent clients last month as revelations surfaced that founder Kevin Sloat would pay a record-breaking fine for giving prohibited campaign contributions to California officials.

Sloat lost contracts with Accenture, the San Francisco 49ers and Verizon, according to the latest filings...

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Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Meet the Cast Members From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!

Meet the Cast Members From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!

Meet the cast members from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film as they sign copies at Walmart at these locations in celebration of Lionsgate's home entertainment release of the movie on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, Digital HD, VOD and Pay-Pery-View March 6 at 11 pm leading up to the midnight release March 7th! Once the clock hits...

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Weekend Top 10: March 8th – 9th

Weekend Top 10: March 8th – 9th

Play games and build a fort during SCIENCE SATURDAY: IMAGINE A STICK at the Placer Nature Center. Saturday Celebrate being a girl during the CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU WORKSHOP at the Roseville Barnes & Noble or GIRLS LIKE YOU! at the McKinley Library. Saturday FREE Build a BIRDHOUSE and get an apron, goggles,...

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