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California's dreamy first Obamacare season - CNBC

CNBCCalifornia's dreamy first Obamacare seasonCNBCCalifornia has had a gold rush of people gaining health coverage—but the state will face a tougher time mining the remaining uninsured during Obamacare's next open-enrollment season, a new study suggests. The Golden State saw about 3.4 million ......[read more]

California firefighters battle 200 new wildfires in a single week - Los Angeles Times

ABC NewsCalifornia firefighters battle 200 new wildfires in a single weekLos Angeles TimesCalifornia firefighters have responded to more than 200 new wildfires in the last week alone, a pace that officials say shows no signs of slowing. The state's historic drought continues to keep vegetation ti...[read more]

California Democrats Urge Passage Of State Film & TV Tax Incentives - Deadline.com

VarietyCalifornia Democrats Urge Passage Of State Film & TV Tax IncentivesDeadline.comCalifornia Democrats Urge Passage Of State Film & TV Tax Incentives Stating that “the future of California's creative culture and economy depends on it,” 28 members of the California Democratic congressional del...[read more]

California sticks with tougher stance on employee transfers - Sacramento Bee

California sticks with tougher stance on employee transfersSacramento BeeDespite heavy lobbying from departments and interest groups, California's personnel panel has stood its ground: If you're applying for a state job, you have to meet the minimum qualifications – even if you're a state worker....[read more]

Drought-Shaming Apps Target California Water Wasters - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comDrought-Shaming Apps Target California Water WastersNBCNews.comIn parched California, not everyone is taking the state's record drought seriously. That has led “water cops” to roam the streets, public shaming on social media and a host of apps meant to cut down on wasted water. VizSAFE...[read more]

California wildfires rage in Yosemite parkland, Sierra National Forest - Los Angeles Times

California wildfires rage in Yosemite parkland, Sierra National ForestLos Angeles TimesTourists standing along California 41 watch the smoke of the El Portal fire at sunset July 28 in Yosemite National Park. Tourists standing along California 41 watch the smoke of the El Portal fire at sunset Jul...[read more]

More than 1400 lightning strikes hit Southern California over weekend - Los Angeles Times

National GeographicMore than 1400 lightning strikes hit Southern California over weekendLos Angeles TimesMore than 1,400 lightning strikes jolted Southern California over the weekend during a rare summer thunderstorm in which a 20-year-old man died and several others were injured, officials said....[read more]

Unprecedented California Drought Restrictions Go Into Effect - TIME

News10.netUnprecedented California Drought Restrictions Go Into EffectTIMECalifornia implemented emergency water-conservation measures today as it struggles to cope with an ongoing drought that has sapped reservoirs and parched farms across the state. The new rules — the first statewide curbs on ...[read more]

California cities among slowest to recover since recession, study says - Los Angeles Times

California cities among slowest to recover since recession, study saysLos Angeles Times"California has winners and losers in this recovery," said Stephen Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy in Palo Alto. "It depends on whether you're in the tech economy in ...[read more]

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes - ABC News

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting PlanesABC NewsA private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return...[read more]