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Image caption: Many Planned Parenthood workers say they have heavier workloads and tougher working conditions since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
Planned Parenthood Workers Unionize After Roe v. Wade Overturn

Planned Parenthood clinics in Southern California saw a sharp increase in abortions after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. Now, workers at the clinics are creating a union.

Image caption: California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has a plan that may be the last chance to keep home insurers covering homes in the state.
New Plan to Fix Home Insurance Crisis: What You Need to Know

Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara unveils a plan to shore up the California insurance market for homeowners. Insurers would return to wildfire zones, but would have an easier path to rate increases.

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09/25/2023
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Like other modern-day street artists, Samuel “Samurai” Rains’ artwork is unconventional, thought-provoking and a fun surprise. As a 14-year resident of North Lake Tahoe, Rains works as a boat captain, bartender, children’s book creator and artist.

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09/25/2023
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Mountaineer, which provides free, on-demand winter transportation in Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, will expand its operating schedule for the 2023-24 winter season. Passengers may request rides through the Mountaineer app.

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09/25/2023
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Truckee Lions hosts a free Community Health Fair on Sept. 30 at the Truckee Community Recreation Center with child safety seat inspections and installation; free dental checks and fluoride treatments; free health and vision screenings, free flu shots; free glasses and more.

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09/25/2023
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Author Stephen H. Provost has released his new book “Sierra Highway: U.S. 395 and El Camino Sierra in California and Nevada (Highways of the West).” The guidebook is a historical travelogue, featuring more than 550 images and is the fourth installment in the Highways of the West series following Highway 395.

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09/25/2023
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From selling out arenas to penning Grammy-winning albums, Billy Strings has broken bluegrass barriers we didn’t even know existed.

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09/22/2023
The $700 million price tag sets a $7 billion mark that would make the Warriors one of the world’s most valuable sports teams.

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09/21/2023
Several anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers are advertising abortion pill reversal. California Attorney General Rob Bonta calls the claims false advertising that mislead vulnerable patients.

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09/21/2023
Work on a new annex, visitors center and underground parking garage can legally begin after the state issued a final, court-ordered review of the project. Plans have been on hold since early 2021.

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09/21/2023
Companies set the original test dates arbitrarily due to these diagnostic at-home tests being developed rapidly. So, check your boxes before you toss them.

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09/20/2023
Outbreaks have wreaked havoc on the state’s river ecosystems for years. But this year was different. Faster, colder river waters led to fewer outbreaks of the harmful algae.