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Vote To Endorse Log Cabin Republicans An Incremental Change In Acceptance Of Gays

Yet even after Sunday’s vote, the party’s official platform states its opposition to promoting “alternative lifestyles,” and the party remains opposed to gay marriage and same-sex partner benefits, child custody and adoption.

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Court Rules Against California Sex Offender Residency Law

The court did not strike down the law itself, saying sex offenders could still be forced to live more than 2,000 feet from schools. But it said the decision would have to be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Gas Prices Soar In California As Supply Shrinks

Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.

02/27/2015

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California Lawmakers Demanding Swastikas Come Down From Sacramento Home

They’re united against an Israeli flag on Moddison Avenue with the star of Davis replaced with a blue swastika, along with other symbols. There is also a Palestinian flag, Christmas lights and a row of religious candles in the window.

02/26/2015

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California Lawmaker Wants Tobacco Banned From Baseball Fields Across State

The ban targets a notorious habit that has been with the game forever. The proposal comes months after Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died from mouth cancer.

02/24/2015

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Sacramento Couple Suspected Of Crimes In California, Colorado

Authorities in California believe a man and woman being held in Sacramento are linked to 11 armed robberies and other crimes in California and Colorado.

02/23/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Ali Zenaidi, 2, cools off in the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain inside Grand Park during a major heat wave in Southern California on June 28, 2013 in downtown Los Angeles, California. Temperatures are expected to be in the triple digits in most areas of Southern California. According to the national Weather Service, the heat wave is expected to linger into early next week prompting heat advisories and opening of cooling centers.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Drought May Force New Limits On Restaurants, Hotels, Decorative Fountains

Possible new rules under consideration include a ban on running outdoor water fountains and prohibiting lawn watering during cold and rainy periods. “The key is to get away from very light mandatory restrictions,” said Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the board.

02/17/2015

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California Lawmakers: Archbishop’s Morality Clauses For Teachers Send Message Of ‘Intolerance To Youth’

The statement outlines the church’s teaching that using contraception is a sin and that sex outside of marriage, whether it is in the form of adultery, masturbation, pornography or gay sex, is “gravely evil.”

02/17/2015

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Calif. Water Officials Eyeing New Water Limits On Restaurants And Hotels

As the California drought drags on, water officials are considering expanding mandatory outdoor water restrictions on homeowners and adding new limits on restaurants, hotels and decorative fountains.

02/17/2015

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Woman Stung By Scorpion On Flight From Los Angeles To Portland

Meanwhile, flight attendants killed the scorpion and checked overhead compartments for any additional unwanted arachnids. The flight then took for at 8:40 p.m., about an hour late. Members of Oregon State University’s men’s basketball team were on the flight, Cosgrove said.

02/15/2015

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Lawmakers Call For Action On Dispute That Has Stymied 29 California Ports

As cargo piles up at harbors backing up both imports and exports, pressure is building from lawmakers for the shippers and their union to end the labor dispute.

02/12/2015

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New Effort Wants Easier Way To Return Unclaimed Property To California Taxpayers

A new report by the legislative analysts office is shining a like on that money. The state is spending the value of the unclaimed property in its own general fund each year. The LAO says more should be done to get the money where it belongs.

02/10/2015

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