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Bag Makers Launch Push To Sack California’s Ban On Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags

The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris cleared the way for the groups to begin collecting signatures for a referendum vote on the ban on the November 2016 ballot.

10/10/2014

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Nissan Recalls 2013 Altima Cars Because Hoods Can Fly Open

Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because the hoods could fly open while they’re being driven.

10/10/2014

US President Barack Obama waves while exiting Air Force One on arrival in Los Angeles, California on October 9, 2014. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Apply Now: Obama Gets A Job Offer In California

He’s still got two years left on his current contract, but President Barack Obama is already fantasizing about the day he can go to work in sweatpants.

10/09/2014

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Blighted Part Of K Street Poised For A Comeback

The 700 block of K Street in downtown Sacramento looks almost like a forgotten part of the city, but it’s about to undergo a major facelift.

10/09/2014

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Tahoe Ski Resort Glitch Leads To $1 Season Tickets, Offer Voided And Replaced With Half-Off Deal

Nick Cahill thought he hit the jackpot with the deal after getting an email confirming his order. But just hours later, he was informed by the resort that a programming error caused the mistake in pricing.

10/08/2014

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Twitter Suing FBI, DOJ To Reveal Information About Surveillance Of Users

Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.

10/07/2014

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Folsom Company Develops Technology To Track Down Handicap Placard Abusers

It’s the lowest of the low. People are scamming the system to get phony handicap parking placards just so they can park wherever they want. But now a Folsom company has created the first-of-its-kind technology to track the parking fraudsters.

10/03/2014

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Residents Living Near Escalon Complain Of Putrid Smell

Residents in in a subdivision just south of the city of Escalon say the sewer smell is making them miserable.

10/03/2014

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Connecticut Couple Suing U.S. Airways After Abducted Teen Flown To Sacramento International Airport

Authorities say 29-year-old Nathan Salas of Merced, California, met the girl online and flew her on a US Airways flight from New Haven to Sacramento International Airport, where he was arrested.

09/23/2014

Google's autonomous cars have racked up many miles of testing on public roads. (credit: Google)

California DMV Begins Issuing Testing Permits For Self-Driving Cars

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around.

09/16/2014

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Apple Unveils Larger iPhones And Smart Watch

long with larger iPhones, Apple is poised to unveil a wearable device — marking its first major entry in a new product category since the iPad’s debut in 2010.

09/09/2014

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Nevada Lawmakers Scrutinizing Details Of Tesla Factory Tax Breaks And Incentives

Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick says it’s too early to say whether a huge package of tax breaks and incentives needed to land Tesla Motors Inc.’s lithium battery factory will have smooth sailing at a special legislative session next week.

09/05/2014

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Forbes 2014 List of the World’s Richest People

Forbes released its 28th World’s Billionaires issue on Monday. Here’s the top 10. You can find the rest of the list on Forbes.com

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E3 Conference Kicks Off In L.A.

Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Space X Launch To Space Station

Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.

The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True…

Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.

Take the top tennis players in the world and focus just on their cleavage. That was the premises of the "Adult Tennis Boobs" app. Apple said no thanks. (credit: Overdamped)

Banned: Most Controversial iPhone Apps

Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.

An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rise Of Facebook

Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.

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Apple Through The Years

Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.

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