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California Unemployment Rate Still Edging Downward

March 21, 2014 | 11:25 am

California Unemployment Rate Still Edging Downward

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State reports that jobless rate fell a tenth of a point in February and now stands at 8 percent.

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Feinstein Joins Brown Against Making Recreational Pot Legal

March 19, 2014 | 3:43 pm

Feinstein Joins Brown Against Making Recreational Pot Legal

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Senator is concerned about stoned drivers and gateway drug issues in California.

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San Francisco Approves E-Cigarette Regulations

March 19, 2014 | 12:00 pm

San Francisco Approves E-Cigarette Regulations

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New restrictions will treat e-cigarettes the same as cigarettes.

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Bay Area Obamacare Enrollment Fairs Offer Signup Help as Deadline Approaches

March 18, 2014 | 3:13 pm

Bay Area Obamacare Enrollment Fairs Offer Signup Help as Deadline Approaches

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Five health care enrollment fairs in the Bay Area this week are planned, as deadline approaches.

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California Assembly Elects First Openly Lesbian Leader

March 18, 2014 | 8:52 am

California Assembly Elects First Openly Lesbian Leader

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Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego, will replace John PĂ©rez and inherits a supermajority.

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New Jersey to Shut Down Tesla Sales Outlets in Garden State

March 11, 2014 | 3:36 pm

New Jersey to Shut Down Tesla Sales Outlets in Garden State

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New regulation requires carmakers to sell through dealers and bans Tesla’s direct sales model.

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Investment Group Agrees to Buy Safeway

March 6, 2014 | 3:21 pm

Investment Group Agrees to Buy Safeway

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Albertsons owners will pay $9 billion for Pleasanton-based grocery chain, the nation’s second largest.

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Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

March 3, 2014 | 8:11 am

Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

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He is accused of working to keep a law on the books allowing for $500 million in unnecessary surgeries.

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Google to Fund San Francisco’s Free Muni for Youth Program

February 27, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Google to Fund San Francisco’s Free Muni for Youth Program

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One of the largest private donations in city history will cover the free pass program for two years.

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Bryan Stow Assailant to Be Held on Weapons Charges

February 27, 2014 | 7:32 am

Bryan Stow Assailant to Be Held on Weapons Charges

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Federal charge would prevent release of one of the men who attacked Giants fan at Dodger Stadium in 2011.

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