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Land Around San Andreas Is Rising and Sinking, New Research Shows

By Dipannita - Jun 24, 2016 11:05 AM EDT

Huge parts of California around that San Andreas fault are rising and sinking, a new research has found. For the first time, a team of researchers has come up with a computed image that shows this surprising phenomenon.

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California Raises Legal Smoking Age from 18 To 21

By Jenn Loro - May 06, 2016 10:00 AM EDT

After grueling policy debates, Democratic Governor of California Jerry Brown has just approved a series of regulations that restrict tobacco use statewide. One of these approved measures is raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21.

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Minimum Paying Wage to be raised to $15 in California

By Ajay Kadkol - Mar 27, 2016 06:17 PM EDT

California legislators and labor unions have reached an agreement that will take the state’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said. However the state senator quickly added up telling that this was done yet done a deal and everyone were in good faith that this would go through to be passed in the legislature

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California Wildfires caused $1 Billion Worth of Insured Losses

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 25, 2016 04:27 PM EST

The two wildfires that blazed through Northern California in September have caused damages of up to $1 billion in insured losses so far.

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Authorities Search for 3 Californian Inmates who Cut through Wire, Metal to Escape

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 25, 2016 01:06 PM EST

Californian authorities are searching for three dangerous inmates who escaped from the Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana.

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Jamie Foxx 'Heroically' Rescued Civilian Driver Trapped Inside Burning Car

By Jenn Loro - Jan 20, 2016 01:58 PM EST

Jamie Foxx encountered a real-reel accident that required no stunts and prompted him to save a trapped driver to get out from his burning truck.

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Glenn Fry, Eagles Guitarist, Dies At 67 Due To Multiple Illnesses

By Jenn Loro - Jan 19, 2016 12:05 PM EST

Another celebrity died this week, Days after David Bowie's death, Eagles guitarist, Glenn Fry, was pronounced dead in January 18.

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Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation tied to a Norovirus Case in California

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 06, 2016 03:12 PM EST

Chipotle has been subpoenaed in relation to a criminal investigation into an isolated case of norovirus at a Chipotle location in Simi Valley.

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California Governor Jerry Brown Pardons Robert Downey Jr.’s 1999 Drug Case

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 24, 2015 04:44 PM EST

Jerry Brown, the Governor of California, has pardoned Robert Downey Jr. for his 1999 drug conviction case on Thursday.

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Kim Kardashian Relationship Updates: Hubby Throws Lavish Black and White Birthday Bash for TV Star

By Maria Slither - Oct 22, 2015 10:27 AM EDT

Kim Kardashian has a happy celebration of her 35th birthday with Kanye West and the rest of the Kardashian clans.

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4-Million-Year-Old Baleen Whale Ancestor Unearthed At California Construction Site

By Peter R - Sep 22, 2015 11:50 AM EDT

The fossil dates to a time when whales seperated from their ancestors. Scientists have said it can help further understanding of whale evolution. The fossil was found in Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Global Warming Blamed for California's Worst Drought in 500 Years

By Peter R - Sep 15, 2015 03:44 PM EDT

Researchers found that the levels were at the lowest in 500 years.

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James Franco Soon To Teach Film In A California High School

By Maria Slither - Sep 07, 2015 02:54 PM EDT

James Franco will share his talents with kids at Palo Alto High School.

Green Beret who Stood Up for Rape Victim to be Booted Out of Army

Green Beret who Stood Up for Rape Victim to be Booted Out of Army

By Dustin Braden - Aug 20, 2015 06:44 PM EDT

The U.S. Army is expelling a Green Beret for actions he took after learning that a young boy in Afghanistan was raped and the police weren't going to do anything about it.

California Drought

Global Warming And Climate Change Worsened California Drought, Study Claims

By Peter R - Aug 20, 2015 04:11 PM EDT

The study claims emissions associated with human activity may have contributed as much as 25 percent to the natural drought.

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