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11/30/2023
The Nov. 30 debate between governors Gavin Newsom and Ron DeSantis could be a win-win for both. DeSantis’s flagging presidential campaign could get a boost, while Newsom could increase his standing in Democratic circles.

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11/30/2023
A member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors has asked that the county wait until 2025 to implement pending state policy around conservatorships. The policy, which goes into effect Jan. 1, makes people suffering from severe addiction eligible to receive conservatorships.

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11/30/2023
Utility giant PG&E is set to raise its rates an average of 13% on Jan. 1. That equals an extra $32.50 a month, or $390 for the year.

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11/30/2023
The world is heating up at an unprecedented pace, new climate data shows, and leaders gathered for the COP28 conference in Dubai must get us out of ‚Äúdeep trouble,‚ÄĚ UN chief Ant√≥nio Guterres said.

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11/30/2023
The 40 Acre Conservation League has recently acquired hundreds of acres of land in Placer County, 70 miles northeast of Sacramento‚ÄĒa significant step toward making outdoor experiences more inclusive.

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11/30/2023
Book bans and racism in publishing make giving the gift of a book written by a Black woman akin to gifting revolution.

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11/29/2023
Most undocumented college students in California are not eligible for DACA anymore, creating new dilemmas for students and colleges around employment, financial aid and the threat of deportation.

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11/29/2023
Two miles of public beach were closed in Laguna Beach following a spill of 94,500 gallons of sewage. Orange County is testing water to determine when the beach will be safe to reopen.

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11/29/2023
California’s minimum hourly wage will rise from $15.50 to $16 on Jan. 1. Ahead of this, retailers like Costco and Target have raised their minimum pay in recent years.

California Local Pin Marker From Inside Climate News...

11/29/2023
Water managers in Pajaro Valley are paying farmers for water they get back into the ground. The move comes as California has grappled with water shortages in recent years.

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11/29/2023
2023 has broken climate records, accompanied by extreme weather which has left a trail of devastation, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

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11/29/2023
In Sacramento County, a new initiative is underway to make the area ‚Äúfriendlier‚ÄĚ for people who have dementia and attempt to lower rates of the disease in the first place. Officials want more businesses to be able to see the signs, and for families to have more clarity on local resources.

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11/29/2023
Officials say they’ll consider applying for some of the $300 million in homeless encampment funds made available this week by Governor Gavin Newsom. But the program by itself won’t pay cities and counties to remove the vast tent communities that line streets and sidewalks across California.

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11/28/2023
Parents say flavored medication can help ensure their kids finish a prescription. Far fewer California pharmacies are offering that service as they await new rules from a state regulator.

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11/28/2023
Political wonks in California, Florida and maybe a few states in between, will be glued to their screens Thursday night to watch Gov. Gavin Newsom and Gov. Ron Desantis square off in a highly-anticipated Blue vs. Red State debate that’s been brewing since the summer.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

11/28/2023
An analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy found that with expected technology advances, the Salton Sea region‚Äôs total lithium resources could produce more than 3,400 kilotons of lithium, enough to support over 375 million batteries for electric vehicles‚ÄĒmore than the total number currently on U.S. roads.

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11/27/2023
Rep. David Valadao, a Republican, had his district office in Hanford vandalized. Fliers were plastered on the doors of his office with pictures of children and the words ‚ÄúMurdered by Israel.‚ÄĚ

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11/27/2023
California and Florida took starkly different approaches to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Data shows that more Floridians died per capita of COVID than did Californians.

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11/27/2023
State officials passed a 1,000-page document in July outlining new guidelines for teaching math in California. Funding has not been allocated, though the state superintendent intends to introduce legislation that could change this.

California Local Pin Marker From LAist...

11/27/2023
A graduate student workers union and the University of Southern California have agreed to a three-year labor contract that averts a looming strike. The deal calls for pay increases each of the three years.

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11/27/2023
A 2021 state law has radically changed the housing equation in San Diego. Advocates, developers, and policymakers are split on whether it should be exported to other jurisdictions.

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11/27/2023
Seven times as many patients have been admitted to the trauma unit at UC San Diego Health since the Trump administration raised the height of the border wall to 30 feet in California. The hospital also notes that 23 people have died in falls from the wall since 2019.

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11/24/2023
Image for display with article titled More People Than Rooms: Crowded Conditions of Sacramento Area Rental Market

Housed residents in the Sacramento region are sharing rooms with others at a higher rate, with many living in cramped conditions because of high rent costs and other economic obstacles.

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11/24/2023
Livestock are responsible for half of all methane emissions in California. The White House is giving $21.4 million to California Dairies and $22.8 million to Dairy Farmers of America to help change this.

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11/24/2023
Two people in the Los Angeles area have been arrested for stealing $9.5 million worth of electronics, shoes and other items. This comes on the heels of a successful raid where the CHP recovered $9 million more of stolen merchandise.

California Local Pin Marker From Orange County Register...

11/24/2023
About 475,000 people moved to the Golden State in 2022. That's the third-highest number of people moving to a state in the U.S., trailing only Texas and Florida.

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11/24/2023
A longstanding resident was honored with a Good Neighbor award during a Citrus Heights City Council meeting for her service to children in the community.
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