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Posts Tagged ‘California’

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Radiation found on state beaches is from natural materials, not from Fukushima, a new report says.

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Chinese wine seeks to quench global thirst

11/14/2013

China is planting more vineyards as producers in France and California struggle to keep up.

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Water is key to a thriving California

10/7/2013

Three-quarters of California precipitation falls up north. Three-quarters is consumed down south.

Bay Area economy doing A-OK

4/1/2013

While numerous California cities have been hit hard by the effects of the recession, the Bay Area seems to be bouncing back just fine.

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A new Field Poll indicates 64 percent of Golden State residents support legal action to save the planet.

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World drinks up Califor­nia wine

2/21/2013

US wine exports — 90 percent from California — brought in $1.43 billion in revenues as demand grew around the world.

California Community Colleges and CSU’s Associate Degree for Transfer program enrollment continues to steadily grow.

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California gas prices creep upward

2/13/2013

Pull out your wallets, California. Gas prices have jumped 45 cents in the last month alone.

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When it comes to pet ownership across the nation, the Golden State barely gets off the ground.

Holding multiple jobs is hardly a rarity these days. Most people who do so, though, aren’t collecting two state paychecks.

A new poll indicates a growing sea change in how Californians feel about immigration.

Law

The Golden State’s gun background check system may become a model for other state’s policies.

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Jerry Brown: ‘California is back’

1/24/2013

Gov. Jerry Brown gave new hope to California and its future in his State of the State address.

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Califor­nians united by our fault

1/13/2013

Scientists are studying whether a massive quake could strike both Northern and Southern California in one fell swoop.

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Five dollar gas is back — and it hurts

10/6/2012

Feeling a sharp pain at the gas station? It’s cash being ripped from your pocket at an alarming rate.

Fresh push for a higher minimum wage

7/24/2012

For all the progress we’ve made in the last half-century, today’s minimum wage buys less than it did back in 1956.

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Freakin’ French want to ban our vino

7/12/2012

A French official is calling for a boycott of California wines in response to our foie gras ban.

Art

Filmmakers document blacklisted parks

7/4/2012

Last May, three filmmakers took off in a converted airport shuttle to document 70 of California’s State Parks threatened due to budget cuts.

Radioactive tuna found off California coast

5/29/2012

Cesium-134 and 137 isotopes from Japan’s Fukushima disaster have been detected in bluefish tuna caught near San DIego.

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Wineries battle over baby vines

4/10/2012

A shortage of young vines is making vintners scramble to expand amid rising demand for California wine.

Though it’s now long gone, radioactive iodine from Japan was detected just weeks after last year’s nuclear disaster.

Texas vs. California in the Economy Bowl

4/8/2012

With a lower unemployment rate and better job growth, Texas is scoring while California can’t seem to move the ball.

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California wine pops cork on new record

4/2/2012

California winemakers may have hip hoppers Drake and Trey Songz to thank for a record year of wine sales.

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Salmon are jumping this year

3/28/2012

Salmon lovers rejoice – Bay Area fishermen are baiting up for what should be the best salmon season since 2005.

San Jose expecting free Wi-Fi

3/12/2012

San Jose is taking a large yet predictable step in defending its (self proclaimed) title – “Capital of Silicon Valley.”

Jobless benefit extension cuts both ways

2/23/2012

President Obama signed an unemployment extension bill today that also slashes the maximum length of benefits by six months.

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Preventing the shame of repeated injustice

2/20/2012

As people gathered to remember Japanese internment during World War II, some also worried that it could happen again.

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California drops behind in world economies

1/12/2012

California’s economy has taken a hit lately, enough to drop it behind an up-and-coming country on the world economic rankings.

CAL

Cal, Stanford setting the pace in Pac-12

1/1/2012

Prior to the season, UCLA was picked to in the Pac-12, but two months in, Cal and Stanford are looking like the top dogs.

Californians leaving for the Lone Star state

11/16/2011

The state of Texas seems to have an appeal for recession-fatigued Californians, who last year uprooted in noticeable droves.