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San Francisco Supervisors Put Soda Tax on Ballot

July 23, 2014 | 9:41 am

San Francisco Supervisors Put Soda Tax on Ballot

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The board approved a November ballot measure, but not by the unanimous vote sponsors were looking for.

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The Return of San Francisco’s The LAB, an Experimental Art Space

July 23, 2014 | 9:00 am

The Return of San Francisco’s The LAB, an Experimental Art Space

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Move comes at a time when the economic threat to nonprofit arts organizations is of paramount concern.

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California Ranks 40th in Children’s Well-Being

July 23, 2014 | 8:21 am

California Ranks 40th in Children’s Well-Being

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California is behind most states when it comes to caring for its kids, according to an annual report.

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Legislation to Close Loophole in GI Bill College Aid Dies in Minutes

July 23, 2014 | 8:00 am

Legislation to Close Loophole in GI Bill College Aid Dies in Minutes

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Republican who quashed law gets lots of campaign funds from parent company of for-profit education giant.

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Off the Grid Food Trucks Come to Uptown Oakland

July 22, 2014 | 12:26 pm

Off the Grid Food Trucks Come to Uptown Oakland

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New location marks company’s 35th venue since it began operating in 2010.

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Brown Nominates Stanford Law Professor to State Supreme Court

July 22, 2014 | 10:53 am

Brown Nominates Stanford Law Professor to State Supreme Court

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Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Democrat who was born in Mexico, was also an adviser in Obama White House.

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Admissions Resume at Stockton Prison Health Facility

July 22, 2014 | 9:51 am

Admissions Resume at Stockton Prison Health Facility

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The receiver’s decision ends temporary court-ordered suspension and affects state’s sickest inmates.

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California Fire Season: Threat of Dry Lightning Looms

July 21, 2014 | 12:28 pm

California Fire Season: Threat of Dry Lightning Looms

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Weather experts say the next couple of weeks could be some of the worst in state history.

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Long Way to Go Before State May Authorize Autism Therapy as Benefit

July 21, 2014 | 11:30 am

Long Way to Go Before State May Authorize Autism Therapy as Benefit

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State officials said they have not determined whether or not to offer applied behavior analysis therapy.

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Rodents Prompt Berkeley Cleanup of Gilman Homeless Camp

July 21, 2014 | 11:26 am

Rodents Prompt Berkeley Cleanup of Gilman Homeless Camp

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City cleanup of encampment under the Gilman Street overpass is causing tension with homeless advocates.

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