Mountain lion dies after being tranquilized outside Southern California mall

A mountain lion that was tranquilized after it wandered into the parking lot of a Southern California mall has died.  
California's employment picture was far more robust during 2014 than initially estimated, according to a report released Friday, a surge of strength that bodes well for the job market in the Bay Area and the statewide jobless rate fell to its lowest level in nearly six years.  
 
The Sonoma County Water Agency has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to continue a fish monitoring program geared toward aiding the recovery of endangered or threatened salmon and steelhead in the Russian River watershed, the agency announced Wednesday.  
 
California did a better job of enrolling more minorities and young people for health care coverage during the second year of expansion, but a shortfall in overall enrollment could lead to increased fees in the future, according to new state data released Thursday.  
 
A diverse coalition of global businesses operating in California launched a campaign Thursday to seek and support solutions to the state's water supply crunch.  
 
(John Green/Bay Area News Group)
Dad bloggers rewrite rules of fatherhood

Men blogging about newborn care, toddler tantrums and playground politics have become a force in changing the national conversation about what it means to be a man and a father in contemporary society.  
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Katie Couric returning to NBC?

New network news chief Andy Lack reportedly has good relationship with former 'Today’ co-host.