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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/02/27/federal-officials-no-water-for-many-central-valley-farms target=_self>Federal Officials: No Water for Many Central Valley Farms</a>

KQED | February 27, 2015

Federal Officials: No Water for Many Central Valley Farms

The latest shoe to drop in the Great Drought of 2011-15 (and counting): Farms that have contracts to get water from the federal Central Valley Project can expect none — zero, nothing, nada — this year. For those customers, this news from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation belongs in the read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630/c target=_self>L.A.'s Koreatown Celebrates Lunar New Year With Folk Drum Festival</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

L.A.'s Koreatown Celebrates Lunar New Year With Folk Drum Festival

It's that time of year when Asian American communities all around California celebrate the new year. And this year, lunar year 4713, is year of the sheep. In L.A.'s Koreatown they celebrate with traditional folk drummers in a street festival called jishinbalpki. Kyung Jin Lee went along with the drummers read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630/a target=_self>Local College Aims to Diversify Oakland Police Department Recuitment</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

Local College Aims to Diversify Oakland Police Department Recuitment

Race, policing and community relations have been topics of national conversation recently. Cities say they want police departments to reflect the diversity of the community. Oakland's police department is trying to hire more officers who live in the city to help improve the department's long strained relationship with the community. read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630/b target=_self>Asian-American Perspectives on Race and Policing</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

Asian-American Perspectives on Race and Policing

In these conversations about race and policing, Asian-American voices are often missing. Scott Shafer caught up with blogger Liz Lin on the UC Berkeley campus to talk about these issues and ask students what they think. Scott also spoke to residents of San Francisco's Visitacion Valley about how the conversations read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630/d target=_self>California Ranked Third Worst for Child Homelessness</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

California Ranked Third Worst for Child Homelessness

A recent study counted more than half a million children without a home in California. That puts the state among the three worst when it comes to child homelessness. As KPCC's Deepa Fernandes explains, for these children, living on the streets has a bad effect on everything from homework to read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630 target=_self>Asian-American Perspectives on Race and Policing</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

Asian-American Perspectives on Race and Policing

In these conversations about race and policing, Asian-American voices are often missing. Scott Shafer caught up with blogger Liz Lin on the UC Berkeley campus to talk about these issues and ask students what they think. Scott also spoke to residents of San Francisco's Visitacion Valley about how the conversations read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630 target=_self>California Ranked Third Worst for Child Homelessness</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

California Ranked Third Worst for Child Homelessness

A recent study counted more than half a million children without a home in California. That puts the state among the three worst when it comes to child homelessness. As KPCC's Deepa Fernandes explains, for these children, living on the streets has a bad effect on everything from homework to read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630 target=_self>L.A.'s Koreatown Celebrates Lunar New Year With Folk Drum Festival</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

L.A.'s Koreatown Celebrates Lunar New Year With Folk Drum Festival

It's that time of year when Asian American communities all around California celebrate the new year. And this year, lunar year 4713, is year of the sheep. In L.A.'s Koreatown they celebrate with traditional folk drummers in a street festival called jishinbalpki. Kyung Jin Lee went along with the drummers read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201502271630 target=_self>Local College Aims to Diversify Oakland Police Department Recuitment</a>

The California Report | February 27, 2015

Local College Aims to Diversify Oakland Police Department Recuitment

Race, policing and community relations have been topics of national conversation recently. Cities say they want police departments to reflect the diversity of the community. Oakland's police department is trying to hire more officers who live in the city to help improve the department's long strained relationship with the community. read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/pop/2015/02/27/thedress-how-well-do-you-see-color-take-this-test-to-find-out/ target=_self>#TheDress: How Well Do You See Color? Take This Test to Find Out</a>

KQED | February 27, 2015

#TheDress: How Well Do You See Color? Take This Test to Find Out

To celebrate yesterday's net neutrality win, the internet freaked the F out over what color a dress is. All the people you never liked from high school have weighed in on Facebook. Even celebrities debated white & gold vs. black & blue on Twitter. Thankfully, the science whizzes read more...

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