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California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poaching
California made it illegal to sell ivory in 1977, but state law still permits the sale of older ivory imported more than four decades ago. If signed into law, Assembly Bill 96 would close that loophole and deter more poaching, says Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego.
PG&E on Tuesday proposed an increase in rates that would, if approved by state regulators, lead to higher electricity and gas bills for the company's customers, according to an official filing.
Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve transportation and other state services.
Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."
Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.
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Review: Three new East Bay pizza spots
As far as we're concerned, there's no such thing as too much pizza, especially when Buma's and The Forge Danville are concerned.
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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen: Is their marriage in trouble?
Reports say that Brady's battle with the NFL over Deflategate has strained an already troubled six-year union.