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Whooping Cough Reaches ‘Epidemic’ Level in California

June 13, 2014 | 1:13 pm

Whooping Cough Reaches ‘Epidemic’ Level in California

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Public health officials report a surge in the number of those suffering from sometimes-fatal infection.

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Why Do You Stay in the Bay Area?

May 12, 2014 | 1:28 pm

Why Do You Stay in the Bay Area?

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Or what makes you want to leave? New project wants to hear people’s stories on Instagram or Twitter.

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IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

April 1, 2014 | 12:42 pm

IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

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The latest U.N. report includes recommendations for how the state might try to adapt. …read more

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Abuse Findings Continue at California Centers for the Disabled, Despite Scrutiny

March 27, 2014 | 4:09 pm

Abuse Findings Continue at California Centers for the Disabled, Despite Scrutiny

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Sexual violence and suspicious deaths are among the violations alleged in new reports on the state of care in California’s facilities for the developmentally disabled.

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Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

February 10, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

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Three-judge panel finds state has made steps toward ‘durable’ solution to prison overcrowding.

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State: Overall Air Quality Improving Despite Our ‘Spare the Air’ Winter

January 24, 2014 | 1:35 pm

State: Overall Air Quality Improving Despite Our ‘Spare the Air’ Winter

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But regulators also report that 12 million Californians live in areas where air violates federal rules.

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Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

January 15, 2014 | 9:03 am

Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

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Speeded-up but poetic perspectives that capture the beauty of the Bay Area and the world beyond.

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California Budget: Brown Promises Big Increase in School Funding

January 9, 2014 | 11:28 am

California Budget: Brown Promises Big Increase in School Funding

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Governor’s plan boosts school spending by $10 billion. But he warns about continuing debt challenges.

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Highlights of California’s New Laws in 2014

December 30, 2013 | 7:00 am

Highlights of California’s New Laws in 2014

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From gun control to mountain lions, a few of the many changes taking effect in the new year.

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Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

October 11, 2013 | 12:01 pm

Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

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Officials say the state simply can’t afford to pay for operations at Yosemite and other national parks.

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