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Bell Gardens, California, Mayor Daniel Crespo Shot, Killed at Home - ABC News
CBS NewsBell Gardens, California, Mayor Daniel Crespo Shot, Killed at HomeABC NewsBell Gardens, Calif., Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot at his home Tuesday afternoon in what appeared to be a domestic dispute with his wife, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. The mayor, 45, was shot ...[read more]

California Will Allow Family Members to Seek Seizure of Guns - New York Times
New York TimesCalifornia Will Allow Family Members to Seek Seizure of GunsNew York TimesLOS ANGELES — California will be the first state in the country to allow private citizens to ask a court to seize guns from family members who they believe pose a threat to themselves or the public, under a me...[read more]

Some California community colleges will offer bachelor's degrees for first time - SFGate
Business InsiderSome California community colleges will offer bachelor's degrees for first timeSFGateFor the first time in California, up to 15 community colleges will be able to offer bachelor's degrees in fields where skilled workers are especially needed — health, science and technology— under...[read more]

California burns through $209-million wildfire budget, taps $70 million more - Los Angeles Times
Breitbart NewsCalifornia burns through $209-million wildfire budget, taps $70 million moreLos Angeles TimesAlthough California routinely blows through its budget for fighting wildfires, this year the state set aside more money than usual. Now, less than three months after Gov. Jerry Brown signed ...[read more]

California Becomes First State To Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags - Huffington Post
California Becomes First State To Ban Single-Use Plastic BagsHuffington PostPlastic bag manufacturers have aggressively pushed back through their trade group, the American Progressive Bag Alliance, which aired commercials in California blasting the ban as a cash-giveaway to grocers that would lea...[read more]

Paramilitaries Are Eradicating California's Illegal Marijuana Grows - VICE News
Paramilitaries Are Eradicating California's Illegal Marijuana GrowsVICE NewsIn the world-renowned California marijuana growing region known as the Emerald Triangle, the telltale "whoop-whoop-whoop" sound from helicopters combing the sparsely populated mountains during pot harvest season typically...[read more]

California drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear link - Los Angeles Times
San Jose Mercury NewsCalifornia drought and climate warming: Studies find no clear linkLos Angeles TimesGlobal warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot be definitively linked to the California drought, according to a report released Monday. The th...[read more]

Historic California Rape Law Tells College Campuses: 'Yes Means Yes' - VICE News
Historic California Rape Law Tells College Campuses: 'Yes Means Yes'VICE News"I don't think there are words to describe how monumental this is for survivors of sexual assault — female, male or otherwise," Savannah Badalich, a student at University of California, Los Angles (UCLA) and the founder ...[read more]

Drying Up? Six Industries at Big Risk in California's Drought - NBCNews.com
NBCNews.comDrying Up? Six Industries at Big Risk in California's DroughtNBCNews.comIn drought-stricken California, workers in industries from golf to medical marijuana are struggling to prevent the lack of water from drying up business. Most are cautiously watching the weather in hopes that fall ...[read more]

California Adopts 'Yes Means Yes' Sex-Assault Rule - ABC News
California Adopts 'Yes Means Yes' Sex-Assault RuleABC NewsGov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports. State lawmake...[read more]