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What Happens When Extremism Becomes Mainstream?

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Dianne Feinstein pleas for GOP votes on drought bill

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Study Finds Tripling Tobacco Tax Would Ignite Smuggling

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Minimum wage bill advances to Senate floor

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 LA mayor to discuss minimum wage proposal

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday is expected to lay out his plan to raise the minimum wage in the city. »Read

In this article: Eric Garcetti, minimum wage
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 Garcetti to announce $13.25 minimum wage plan at Labor Day rally

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce his proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles.Garcetti has been shopping a plan to local business groups to raise ... »Read

In this article: Eli Broad, Gil Cedillo, Maria Elena Durazo, Eric Garcetti, Nury Martinez, minimum wage, Curren Price, Gary Toebben, Stuart Waldman, Herb Wesson
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 GOP challenger tries novel tactics against Brown

Republicans finally have the kind of gubernatorial candidate they need to be competitive in overwhelmingly Democratic California — a young, second-generation social moderate who has financial expertise and is comfortable on social media. ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, California Republican Party, Joel Fox, Anne Gust, Legislature, Jessica A. Levinson, Dan Newman, Mitt Romney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, water, Meg Whitman
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 NEW: Legislature should have heeded Brit regulators on plastic bags

Dubious bills often get passed on the final night of the state legislative session, and 2014 was no exception: A measure to make California the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic bags. SB270 passed despite fierce opposition from ... »Read

In this article: global warming, Legislature, Alex Padilla, Chris Reed, Senate Democrats, water
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 Happy Labor Day

Fox & Hounds will resume posting Tuesday, September 2nd. »Read
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 Labor Day Jobs Report Has Good and Bad News

Labor Day is a good time to look at how jobs and the economy are doing. The nonpartisan California Budget Project has some good and bad news. »Read

In this article: Budget Project, minimum wage
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 Mayor Garcetti Expected To Announce Proposal To Raise LA's Minimum Wage

Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday is expected to announce his proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 by 2017. »Read

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 Florida power utilities fear return of 'Green Governor' Crist

MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. »Read

In this article: Legislature, renewable energy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Thomas F. Steyer
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 Anti-gay speech in Richmond draws scrutiny

Slurs against an openly gay councilwoman and police chief have raised questions about the climate in a city known for its progressive policies. »Read

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 Uber takes turn toward old-school politics

Uber bills itself as a leader in tech innovation, but when it came to fighting mandated insurance for its drivers, the ride-share giant turned to good old-fashioned hardball politics. The target: state Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, author ... »Read

In this article: Susan Bonilla, Jerry Brown, Mark DeSaulnier, Jerry Hill, Michael Honda, Ro Khanna, Mark Leno
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 California Health Report TV - Episode 2

In this episode we travel from Oakland to Lake County to Los Angeles looking for stories of people who are improving their own health and the health of their communities. First we journey to East Oakland where a unique childcare program called Room ... »Read

In this article: Ronald K. Fong, Daniel Weintraub
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 Dan Walters: ‘California Comeback’ hasn’t helped everyone

As Gov. Jerry Brown runs for re-election, he has adopted “California Comeback” – voiced during his State of the State address in January – as his informal slogan. »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Budget Project, Bill Watkins
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 The Buzz: California artist chosen to paint Hillary Clinton portrait

During his first campaign for president, Barack Obama sparked a lucrative cottage industry of artists who depicted the first black commander in chief in various forms, none more recognizable than Shepard Fairey’s “Hope” poster. ... »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Ted Gaines, Barack Obama, Thomas F. Steyer
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 Ad Watch: Karl Rove’s PAC hits Bera with generic TV ad

Crossroads GPS, the Karl Rove-affiliated outside group, has added a second TV ad into the rotation that takes on Democratic Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove. The ad, nearly identical to a spot running in San Diego against fellow freshman Rep. Scott ... »Read

In this article: Amerish Bera, Doug Ose, Scott Peters
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 California Legislature fails to reach a deal on Tesla battery factory

SACRAMENTO — Looks as if California's effort to attract an electric car maker's battery factory has run out of juice, at least for now. »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, CEQA, Ted Gaines, Legislature, Mike Rossi, Darrell Steinberg
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 San Diego Republican wages long-shot run for Congress

As a candidate in the 51st Congressional District, Stephen Meade's politics are a problem. »Read

In this article: Tony Krvaric, Legislature, Juan Vargas
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 Crowded field a challenge for Oakland mayor, voters

A gun-toting Army vet who wants everyone to carry guns. Among the rest, there's a dialysis business executive, a politics professor, two city councilwomen, the city's auditor and a tax preparer. In just 10 weeks, Oakland voters will have to sort ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Ron Dellums
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 Protecting homes central to both sides of landlord-tenant battle

The liberal-leaning Board of Supervisors has passed at least seven laws since last spring geared toward stabilizing the rental market and protecting tenants vulnerable to no-fault evictions, such as those conducted under the state Ellis Act, which ... »Read

In this article: David Campos, David Chiu
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 S.F. property owners to get tax break from creating urban farms

Little City Gardens supplies produce to local restaurants and Bi-Rite Market and is one of the only commercial farms in San Francisco, but educational farms can also take advantage of the law. The bill was conceived as a way to help cities reduce ... »Read

In this article: David Chiu, Phil Ting
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 Despite efforts to protect S.F. tenants, housing crisis persists

San Francisco's elected officials have attempted to tackle the housing crisis with gusto since 2013, passing laws that govern condo conversions, the merging of units, the legality of in-laws, tenant harassment and Ellis Act evictions. Sara Shortt, ... »Read

In this article: John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Mark Leno
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 Ex-astronaut from Manteca joins Got Milk? campaign

The Got Milk? campaign has signed on Jose Hernandez of Manteca, a former farm worker, astronaut and candidate for Congress.Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Jose Atilio Hernandez, Jose Hernandez
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