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Global Warming: Snow in Los Angeles

Los Angeles experienced a rare winter weather phenomenon on Thursday afternoon: snow. Several areas reported falling snowflakes — though without any real accumulation.

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Gavin Newsom Struggles With Revenue Misses from SALT, Marijuana

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing lower-than-expected tax revenues, thanks to unexpectedly low sales tax revenues from legal marijuana, and the first implementation of the new federal cap on state on local tax (SALT) deductions.

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#RedforEd Campaign Continues with Oakland Teachers’ Strike Thursday

“Red for Ed,” a nationwide campaign of teachers’ strikes, will continue this Thursday in Oakland, California, as the Oakland Education Association (OEA) plans to strike against the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Bay Area public radio station KQED reported Saturday: “Teachers

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Fire at Tesla Plant Requires Hazmat Response

A recent fire at Tesla’s production plant in Fremont, California, required a hazmat unit to extinguish, but Elon Musk’s car company claims it will not affect production.

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Gavin Newsom Cuts Jerry Brown’s Twin Tunnels to One

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday in his first “State of the State” address that he would be cutting the California WaterFix, also known as the “Twin Tunnels,” from one tunnel to two.

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Report: Apple’s Contractors Work in ‘Black Site’

Bloomberg published an article on Monday detailing an Apple “black site” for contractors in Cupertino, California, where workers are allegedly treated as “inferior” to the permanent Apple employees at the Big Tech giant’s new HQ.

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Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he is looking to scale down the state’s National Guard presence at the U.S.-Mexico border, pulling nearly 400 troops from the border assisting President Donald Trump’s border enforcement efforts and assigning them to other duties.

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Kethia Dorelus a social worker with the Cooperative Feeding Program displays a Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food on February 10, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Recent statistics show that nationwide, one in seven Americans receives help from the Federal government …

Texas State Rep Sponsors Bill Requiring Photos on EBT Cards

A Texas state representative is looking to combat food stamp fraud by sponsoring a bill which would require the state’s health and human service commission to add names and photos to state identification cards for food stamp users.