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How Will Sequester Cuts Affect Northern Californians?

President Obama on Monday sounded the alarm to governors gathered at the White House about the automatic budget cuts set to kick in on March 1. CBS13 took a deeper look at how could those forced spending cuts could impact us here in California.


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National Parks Memo Lists Potential Effects Of So-Called Sequester

The towering giant sequoias at Yosemite National Park would go unprotected from visitors who might trample their shallow roots. At Cape Cod National Seashore, large sections of the Great Beach would close to keep eggs from being destroyed if natural resource managers are cut.


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UC Leaders: No Tuition Hike Needed Under Brown’s Budget

University of California leaders say the 10-campus system can avoid raising undergraduate tuition this fall if UC gets the funding increase proposed in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.


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Analysts Agree Gov. Brown’s Budget In Balance

The Legislature’s nonpartisan budget analyst agreed Monday with Gov. Jerry Brown that the state budget is balanced.


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5 Sexy Halloween Costumes For Less Than $20

Get creative, shop in the right places and you won’t be spooked about looking sultry on Halloween.


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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.


California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference about the state budget on May 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Brown proposes $8.3 billion cuts in California to help close a projected $16 billion budget shortfall. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Democrats Push Top Billing For Governor’s Tax Hike

Democratic lawmakers are moving a bill that could give the governor’s tax initiative top billing on California’s November ballot.


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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.


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Democrats Talk Budget Ahead Of Friday Deadline

Democratic legislative leaders are meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown as they chase a Friday deadline to approve a state budget that addresses California’s nearly $16 billion deficit.


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California 9/11 Fund Raided For Deficits

A Sept. 11 license plate program in California advertised as a way to help victims’ children attend college and support anti-terrorism efforts has been raided by successive governors and provided only a fraction of the scholarship money intended.


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UPDATE: Brown Says Tax Hikes Needed For $16B Budget Gap

California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing more than $8 billion in cuts to close a widening California budget deficit but also says public schools will receive more money if voters approve his tax-hike initiative in November.


Governor Jerry Brown introduces his California budget proposal on January 10, 2011.

Analyst Estimates Lower Tax Revenue Than Governor

California’s nonpartisan budget analyst is giving a more sober projection of tax revenue than the one contained in Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for the coming fiscal year, mostly because it forecasts less from personal income taxes.