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California Lawmakers Unveil Health Plan Tax Proposal To Head Off State Budge HoleThe tax is designed to allow California to continue receiving matching funds from the federal government to pay for health insurance for the poor.
Time Running Out To Claim $63 Million California Lottery PrizeOnly hours remain before a $63 million California Lottery prize slips through somebody's fingers.
Time Running Out For Californians To Sign Up For Insurance Through Covered CaliforniaCovered California officials say tax penalties for those who forget or ignore the deadline go up to $695 a person.
Former California High School Students Eligible For Diplomas After Exit Exam Law ChangeThose students met all of the graduation requirements, but failed the California High School Exit Exam. A new law has made them eligible to finally receive their diplomas.
California Wine Industry Excited Storms Are Putting Dent In DroughtKen Freeze of the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium says about 14,000 of the top wine and grape industry professionals are at the center, selling and checking out the latest and greatest technologies and equipment in the industry.
District Attorney Rips Prosecutor Who Called Escaped California Inmate 'Hannibal Lecter'On Tuesday, her boss, District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, called the statements "inappropriate, uninformed, and rash." He added that they were not authorized by him or anyone in his office, and they don't reflect the official position of prosecutors.
California Eagerly Awaits Sierra Snowpack Runoff As It Hopes For More SnowAll this snowfall in the Sierra makes sledding fun and easy. the challenge is turning all this fresh powder into a use for the greater good.
AP: Feds Accused Of Placing Migrant Children In Abusive HomesAs tens of thousands of children fleeing violence in Central America crossed the border in search of safe harbor, overwhelmed U.S. officials weakened child protection policies, placing some young migrants in homes where they were sexually assaulted, starved or forced to work for little or no pay, an Associated Press investigation has found.
California Considers Easing Some Water Conservation MandatesCalifornia is considering easing water conservation mandates for some cities and towns in the state's drought.
Californians Finally See Sun After Series Of El Nino StormsCalifornians cautiously ventured outside Thursday after days of powerful El Nino-driven storms drenched the region, stopping cable cars in San Francisco, stranding motorists and dumping heavy snow in northern Arizona.
Powerball Jackpot Grows To $450 MillionThere was no grand prize winner of Saturday’s Powerball drawing worth $334 million. Since then, the top prize has grown to $450 million and will be drawn on Wednesday night.
Over-The-Counter Birth Control For California Could Be Just A Few Months AwayUnlike Oregon’s law, there is no age restriction on this option and women have to fill out a health questionnaire documenting things like cigarette use, pregnancy and breast cancer history.

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