LOS ANGELES | Authorities investigate California explosion as intentional

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LOS ANGELES — Federal and local investigators searched through debris, looking for remnants of a possible explosive device, after a blast at a Southern California medical office building that left a woman dead and three other people injured.

California military base psychologist accused of rape

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Continue reading California military base psychologist accused of rape at STL.News. General California military base psychologist accused rape TodayNews

WASHINGTON  | Trump wants negotiations with California on auto gas mileage

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WASHINGTON — Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives.

California News: Attorney General Becerra Defends Dreamers in DACA Hearing Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Department of Justice today continued to defend Dreamers before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case Regents of the University of California, et al.,

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. | Investigators seek motive in deadly California explosion

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Federal and state authorities are investigating whether a Southern California woman killed in an explosion that ripped through the day spa that she owned was targeted in the crime. Investigators seek motive in deadly California explosion at STL.News. ALISO VIEJO, Calif.

California News: Bay Area Doctors Agree To Settle DOJ Claims That They Failed To Maintain Adequate Records Regarding Controlled Substances

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Continue reading California News: Bay Area Doctors Agree To Settle DOJ Claims That They Failed To Maintain Adequate Records Regarding Controlled Substances at STL.News. SAN FRANCISO, CA – Drs.

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif | Giant California teacher pension system targets gun sellers

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billion California State Teachers’ Retirement System said it will try to unseat board members at companies that resist and could dump its stock in those retailers if they still refuse to conform to laws already in effect in California. WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)

LOS ANGELES | Feds sue to close stem cell clinics in California, Florida

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors in California and Florida have sued to stop two companies from providing stem cell treatments, alleging the clinics marketed their procedures as remedies for ailments including cancer and heart disease without proof of safety and efficacy.

California REALTORS® announce “Pathway to Homeownership” Affordable Housing Project

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LOS ANGELES/ May 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — In a demonstration of its commitment in advocating for affordable workforce housing in California, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.)

FAIRFIELD, Calif. | California mom of 10 to appear in court on abuse charges

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Prosecutors will file nine counts of felony child abuse against the California mother of 10 children who investigators said suffered long-term abuse in a filthy home, authorities said. California mom of 10 to appear in court on abuse charges at STL.News. FAIRFIELD, Calif.

California AG Becerra: Data Collection on Violence Against LGBTQ Youth is Critical for the Safety & Welfare of Our Students

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Leading a coalition of 10 Attorneys General, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today submitted a comment letter to the U.S. General Attorney General Becerra ca ag California california news TodayNews

LOS ANGELES | Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

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LOS ANGELES — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday.

California News: AG Becerra & San Diego Water Board: We’re Ready to File Suit Over Public Health Threats Posed by Tijuana River Sewage

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Mexico border, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board today submitted to the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (the U.S.

SAVRAMENTO, Calif | CORRECTS: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Judge tosses California law allowing terminally ill to take life-ending drugs

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AP) — Judge tosses California law allowing terminally ill to take life-ending drugs. AP) – Judge tosses California law allowing terminally ill to take life-ending drugs at STL.News. General APNewsAlert that misspelled Sacramento Judge tosses California TodayNewsSAVRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) AP) — CORRECTS: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Sacramento. By Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC (R.A).

California Group Helps Shape Water Conservation Policies

Associations Now

After years of drought, California saw a deluge of rain and snow. As the governor lifts the drought emergency status, the Association of California Water Agencies is helping inform the next conservation policy moves.

Extreme Weather Extends California Ski Season Into Summer

Associations Now

This summer, people will be able to surf and ski in the same day as some of California’s ski resorts stay open into the summer, thanks to the winter’s unusually high snowfall. The post Extreme Weather Extends California Ski Season Into Summer appeared first on Associations Now

California Uber Ruling Boosts Taxi Associations, Unions

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A recent California Labor Commission ruling found that a former Uber driver should have been considered an employee—a conclusion that could bolster the case against Uber’s policy of treating drivers as contractors. “The NLA commends the state of California.

NAACP Secures Changes to California Marijuana Initiative

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After successfully voicing their concerns about how a marijuana legalization measure could negatively impact African American and Latino urban communities in California, the state’s NAACP chapter endorsed the ballot initiative.

California’s Nut Producers Have a Costly Problem: Organized Crime

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40K The weight, in pounds, of the truck shipment recently stolen from a California nut producer. Sophisticated thieves have been making life pretty difficult for California’s nut industry, and that’s prompted some of the region’s trade groups to fight back.

A Revival: California Rural Health Association Reorganizes

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After closing its doors early last year, the California State Rural Health Association has recently been making a comeback. “The short version is we had a near-fiscal-death experience,” board member Will Ross told California Healthline.

Native American Group Cheers California Ban of “Redskins” Mascot

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In California, however, the term “redskin” will soon be retired from use by the state’s high school sports teams. The California law has drawn complaints from four communities where the mascot name is still used.

California Meeting Facilities Work With Drought Conditions

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A years-long drought in California has made water conservation a priority for convention centers and other meeting venues across the state. Some of the largest convention centers in California have had water-conservation initiatives in place for a while but are working to expand them.

California Realtors Get Tough on Ethics Violations

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In a move designed to boost accountability in the industry, the California Association of Realtors announced last week that it would publish information about member ethics violations on its website—albeit in a members-only section.

Why These California Groups Shifted on Medical Marijuana

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Since 1996, medical marijuana has been legal in California—but regulatory efforts have remained limited and largely local, with some groups opposing statewide regulation for nearly two decades.

California Association Turns Farm Workers Into Farm Owners

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An organic farming association in Northern California trains immigrant field workers how to manage their own farms. Many of the farmers-in-training are immigrants from Mexico who have picked harvests up and down California.

California Medical Group Issues Guidance on Physician Aid In Dying

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The California Medical Association issued a 15-page document that aims to answer physician and patient questions about the recently passed End of Life Option Act. The post California Medical Group Issues Guidance on Physician Aid In Dying appeared first on Associations Now

California Wine Group Works to Promote All of State’s Wine Regions

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With its Discover California Wines Road Trip series, the Wine Institute of California hopes to draw visitors’ attention to the virtues of the state’s lesser-known wine regions and provide unexpected tips about its most popular Northern California wine region.

The Future of California’s Workforce & Implications for Associations

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I had the pleasure of discussing the implications of the Institute for the Future’s report titled “The Future of California’s Workforce” with Shelly Alcorn CAE and Jeff De Cagna today on Shelly’s Association Forecast Radio Show.

The Story Behind California’s Mandatory Vaccination Law

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A newly signed law in California says parents cannot turn down a vaccination for their children for religious reasons or personal beliefs. With Senate Bill 277 (SB 277), California joins Mississippi and West Virginia in barring nonmedical exemptions for childhood vaccinations.

California Medical Association No Longer Opposes Physician Aid in Dying

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The California Medical Association became the first state medical group to change its position on assisted suicide last week. CMA announced that it would no longer oppose the proposed End-of-Life Option Act, a physician-aid-in-dying bill currently moving through the California legislature.

“Airbnb for Water” Teams With Association to Battle California Drought

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A startup is working with the Western Growers Association to get its irrigation system up and running in a place that really needs it: drought-stricken California. Water—or, actually, the lack of it—is a pretty serious issue in California these days.

With Ebola Scare, California Nurses Push For Strict Safety Standards

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After a possible Ebola case surfaced in Sacramento, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United called for transparency and strict adherence to CDC protocols among hospitals and health agencies. California nurses are not taking any chances with the Ebola virus.

California Realtors Group Publishing Ethics Violations

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To educate its members and the public about unethical behavior in the real estate industry, the California Realtors Association recently began hosting a database of violations and subsequent disciplinary actions on its website.

California’s Plastic-Bag Ban Could Be on the Ropes

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The plastics industry wants to bag California’s SB 270—and they’re a step closer to doing just that. “We are pleased that California voters will have an opportunity to reverse the Legislature’s misguided policy.” Missouri, Compromised?

Back From The Dead: California Rural Health Association Reorganizes

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After closing its doors early last year, the California State Rural Health Association has recently been making a comeback. “The short version is we had a near-fiscal-death experience,” board member Will Ross told California Healthline.

CASTRO VALLEY, Calif | Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pond

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California Highway Patrol spokesman Daniel Jacowitz said rescuers pulled the Tesla Model S from the pond early Monday and found the man’s body inside. The driver was identified as Keith Leung, 34, of Danville, California, said Sgt. CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP)

“Paper or Plastic?” California Answers That Question for Residents

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A Win for Franchisors Also this week, California Gov. The single-use plastic bag—that scourge of environmentalists—may become a thing of the past in California. CGA says the law “will bring uniformity to California, while further reducing the use of plastic bags.”

California Teachers’ Unions Promise Appeal After Tenure Ruling

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A court decision that threatens to upend the tenure model used in K-12 public schools throughout California—and by extension, the rest of the country—is drawing some strong reactions this week. State of California , Judge Rolf M.

New Trade Group to Help California Wines Cross the Pacific

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The new California Wine Association is stepping in to help the state’s wineries go truly global. California wines most notably caught the French by surprise nearly four decades ago when they took top honors in a blind-tasting event that has come to be known as the Judgment of Paris.

From the Corner Office: Dave Murillo, ACEC California

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January 2013 -- Leadership This month, the Corner Office spotlight shines on Dave Murillo, director of member services for the American Council of Engineering Companies of California.