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  • Anthem Blue Cross In California Plans To Reinstate Out-of-State Coverage In 2016

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Anthem Blue Cross in California says it plans to reinstate out-of-state coverage for individual planholders next year. The decision comes after Northern Californians spoke up about problems getting coverage for care across state lines.

  • Details Hidden On Legislative Lawyers Drafting Bills For Influential Groups

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    There are thousands of bills introduced in the California Legislature every year. Each one has been officially vetted by the Legislature's own lawyers. But those lawyers also unofficially draft legislation for powerful interest groups.

  • Fourth Of July Fireworks Show Will Return To Downtown Stockton

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    After a seven-year absence, fireworks will light up the sky in Downtown Stockton for a 4th of July show for the public. The Stockton City council voted Tuesday night to join private donors to make it possible.

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    Reno City Council Approves $492.5M Budget

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    The City of Reno adopted a $492.5 million budget Tuesday. It will allow city employment to increase by 53 jobs. The new positions will include planning, information, parks, and redevelopment, as well as,10 new firefighters and 15 police positions.

  • What California Can Learn From Iceland About Climate Change

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Iceland is on track to becoming the first country in the world to be powered completely by renewable energy. Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg sat down with Iceland's President to see what California can learn from the arctic nation.