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Program to train physicians in underserved communities receives $100M

$100 million from California's General Fund is being assigned to train primary…

 

Fix for California trailer park at heart of uranium problem

Three dozen families at a Central California mobile-home park will get tap…

 

Rafael Gutierrez, 53, stands in front of his house Monday. Gutierrez is temporarily disabled with a back injury, but he hopes to return soon to his job picking peaches and grapes in the San Joaquin Valley. Hourly pay for workers could go up from $10 to $15 if California raises its minimum wage. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

California’s $15/hour wage could help workers, cost jobs

SACRAMENTO — A political deal to raise California's minimum wage to a…

 

This Feb. 5, 2016, photograph shows citrus groves east of Fresno, California. A newly released state report shows California farmers reaping record sales of $53.5 billion in 2014, the same year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency and launched what became mandatory conservation for cities and towns. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

California farmers reap record sales in record drought

FRESNO — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales…

This Feb. 5, 2016, photograph shows citrus groves east of Fresno, California. A newly released state report shows California farmers reaping record sales of $53.5 billion in 2014, the same year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency and launched what became mandatory conservation for cities and towns. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

California Highway Patrol officers, others eyed in killing

Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers, a prominent criminal defense…

In this May 18, 2015 photo, Gino Celli, who relies on senior water rights to water his crops, inspects a wheat field nearing harvest on his farm near Stockton, Calif.  (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

California proposes historic $1.5M fine for taking water

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California regulators on Monday proposed a first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million…

In this May 18, 2015 photo, Gino Celli, who relies on senior water rights to water his crops, inspects a wheat field nearing harvest on his farm near Stockton, Calif.  (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
Police officials rope off a home during an investigation after a 12-year-old girl was found dead Friday, July 17, 2015, in West Valley City, Utah. The search for the missing 12-year-old girl is now being investigated as a homicide after West Valley City police discovered the girl's body in a horse pasture. Police Chief Lee Russo says the girl's mother approached two officers at a convenience store near their home around 1:30 a.m. Friday,July 17, 2015. She told officers her daughter had been missing since midnight. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Police arrest father of girl found dead with 4 others in Modesto

A man was arrested Sunday in the deaths of his daughter, two…

Police officials rope off a home during an investigation after a 12-year-old girl was found dead Friday, July 17, 2015, in West Valley City, Utah. The search for the missing 12-year-old girl is now being investigated as a homicide after West Valley City police discovered the girl's body in a horse pasture. Police Chief Lee Russo says the girl's mother approached two officers at a convenience store near their home around 1:30 a.m. Friday,July 17, 2015. She told officers her daughter had been missing since midnight. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
California Civil Code Section 846 states that a property owner is not necessarily liable for accidents on his or her land.

Fault in recreational activities depends on permissions

This week’s question comes from Jason M. in Pacifica, who asks: Q:…

California Civil Code Section 846 states that a property owner is not necessarily liable for accidents on his or her land.
Associated PressThis July 18

Board approves Calif. high-speed rail construction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The board that oversees California's High-Speed Rail Authority on…

Associated PressThis July 18