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Historic climate-change bills go down to the wire

After passing the Senate by a wide margin in June, the bills face a much tougher test in the Assembly, which is expected to take them up as early as this week. Some moderate Democrats, charging 'coastal elitism,' say the bill will harm the middle-class families they represent in the Central Valley and others are trying to shake down legislative leaders for handouts that benefit their districts.
 
( Karl Mondon )
Timmy's time with Giants may already be over

San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015 and he will be a free agent after this season. 
( Doug Duran )
Canseco to be starting pitcher for Pittsburg team

Jose Canseco, 51, will be starting pitcher for the independent Pacific Diamonds on Sunday.  
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State lawmakers propose sweeping ivory ban

Supporters of the measure, AB 96, note that scientific studies show poachers are killing 35,000 African elephants a year, or 96 every day, for their tusks, causing the African elephant population of about 500,000 to shrink at alarming rates. 
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( Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health New )
Achieving mental health parity: Slow going even in 'pace car' state of California

California regulators have tried harder than most to make mental health parity laws work, but it's been tough to enforce the rules and gain the cooperation of insurers.  
Celebrities
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Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints. 
SPORTS
( Karl Mondon )
Lincecum's career with Giants might be finished

San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015 and he will be a free agent after this season. 
BUSINESS
Who owns your digital afterlife?

As tech companies and estate lawyers battled this summer over who gets the keys to our digital data after we die, the father of bestselling novelist Marsha Mehran sued Google searching for her lost works and clues to her tragic death. 
(Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.