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Kalinina overcomes big deficit for Challenger title

Jul 27, 2015

   Note: Photos will be added to this story early this afternoon (California time).   GOLD RIVER, Calif. -- An-Sophie Mestach was cruising.   The Belgian, whose sculpted 5-foot-7 (1.70-meter) physique makes Jillian Michael...

TechWire
Santa Barbara to Reactivate Desalination Plant as ‘Last Resort’

Jul 27, 2015

The Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility was built during a drought in the 1990s but closed in 1992 when desperation for water subsided. The plant was never utilized beyond a testing period, but the city maintained it in the event that a severe water...

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Startups Ramp Up the Fun in Fierce Contest to Retain Talent

Jul 27, 2015

The fun and games long synonymous with the tech industry can appear frivolous on the surface. But company founders and executives say it's especially important today because of the intense competition for software engineers and other tech workers.

HealthyCal.org
In-home care allows seniors to stay independent

Jul 27, 2015

By Veronica Moscoso

(Elizabeth Smigiel and Siti Erodogan sing together in Elizabeth’s home)
I’m the one who loves you.

Siti Erodogan
Yes, how about me? Do I?

Elizabeth Smigiel
We’ve been together so long now we’re blood sisters.

Elizabeth Smigiel
88-years-old
(Interview) I have a care provider that helps me with everything.

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HealthyCal.org
Disabled Advocates Rally for Health

Jul 26, 2015

By Jessica Portner In every corner of California, in living rooms, community centers, and grassroots organizations, disabled activists are determined and organized to fight to preserve health programs and social services that help them and their commun...

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HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Jul 26, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know. By Hannah Guzik A San Diego program shows the value of housing first. A new California law allows homeless people to get free IDs. Health care hurdles for people with disabilities:...

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Come Together: Bay Area Organizations Help Survivors of Human Trafficking

Jul 26, 2015

By Linda Childers

As the volunteer director for the Bay Area Youth Dance Team, Vanessa Scott was shocked when one of her 15-year-old students became ensnared in the web of human trafficking and was forced into prostitution. Like many Bay Area residents, Scott was unaware that the San Francisco area ranks as one of the nation’s...

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NorCal Tennis Czar
Surging Dream clinches WTT playoff berth

Jul 26, 2015

   The California Dream, which was 2-3 at one point this season, today clinched a berth in the World TeamTennis playoffs with its fifth consecutive victory and sixth in seven matches.   California defeated the host Philadelphia Free...

The State Hornet
Associated Students, Inc. members resign after fighting to keep their position

After fighting to keep their positions in office, Associated Student, Inc. President Yajayra Gonzalez; Director of Undeclared Felicia Vasquez; and Vice President of Academic Affairs Iris San have decided to resign instead of continuing the fi...

Alison Toon
Chase Rice, country boy but rocking it at the California State Fair

Jul 26, 2015
Chase Rice, country boy but rocking it at the California State Fair

Chase Rice, California State FairI could tell it was going to be one of those country-girl nights; the audience was full of fresh-faced young ladies, every one busy with a cell phone; lots of cowboy boots and hats, despite the achingly-high Sacramento ...

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