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Three Feet For Safety Law Seeks Safer Streets For Cyclists

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A new law will take effect Tuesday that requires drivers to give bicyclists more space on California roads.

Firefighters Continue To Battle King Fire In El Dorado County

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

UPDATE 10:20PM.- The King Fire forced the closure of a stretch of Hwy 50 Tuesday night, and has grown to 12,780 acres. Additional evacuations were ordered, including the entire community of Swansboro. Pollock Pines schools will be closed Wednesday.

King Fire Brings Health Advisories in Nevada, California

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Smoke from the King Fire in El Dorado County has prompted health advisories from air districts in Nevada and California.

Boles Fire In Siskiyou County Destroys 100 Homes

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

UPDATED (AP) -- A fire in Siskiyou County has destroyed more than 100 homes in the town of Weed.

Several Domestic Violence Bills Pending

Monday, September 15, 2014

Several domestic violence related bills are awaiting California Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

Washoe County To Start Providing Health Care To Low-Income Families

Monday, September 15, 2014

By the beginning of next year, the Washoe County School District will provide low-income families with health care for the first time.

Enterovirus Afflicting Children In The Midwest Could Hit California

Monday, September 15, 2014

A virus that has hospitalized children in the Midwestern United States this year was first identified in California more than 50 years ago and may have resurfaced again in the state.

Stockton Police Continue Search For Bank Robbery Suspect

Monday, September 15, 2014

Stockton Police are looking to question a man who might have dropped off the gunmen in the Bank of the West robbery and shootout in July.

Evacuations, School Closures In Effect Due To King Fire

Monday, September 15, 2014

UPDATED 6:45PM.: The King Fire near the Sierra community of Pollock Pines - about 60 miles from Sacramento - has grown to 8,600 acres. Containment has shrunk to 5 percent.

Capitol Roundup: Wright Resigns, Brown To Sign Groundwater Bills

Monday, September 15, 2014

Democrat Rod Wright is resigning from the California state Senate after a judge sentenced him to 90 months in jail for lying about where he lived. Meanwhile, Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign what he calls "historic" groundwater legislation Tuesday.

California Dealing With Unprecedented Fire Season

Monday, September 15, 2014

Dry, hot weather is leading to an unprecedented fire season throughout California.

King Fire In El Dorado County Forces Evacuations

Sunday, September 14, 2014

A fast-moving fire that started late Sunday morning in a rugged area in El Dorado County is forcing road closures and evacuations. UPDATE: 9:20PM: Fire grows to 2,500 acres; 10 percent contained. Additional evacuations ordered.

Crews Make Progress On Dog Bar Fire; Evacuations Lifted

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Crews made good progress battling the Dog Bar Fire in Nevada County overnight. Officials say all evacuations have been lifted, as the threat to homes and structures has lessened considerably. UPDATED: Dog Bar Fire is now 75 contained.

Courtney Fire Breaks Out In Madera County

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Crews gained ground on the Courtney Fire in Madera County, which is now 35 percent contained.

Firefighters Attack Nevada County Dog Bar Fire, Evacuations Ordered

Saturday, September 13, 2014

UPDATE - 11:30PM: All evacuations have been lifted in the area of the Dog Bar Fire, which has been revised to 155 acres, and is 30 percent contained. Six structures have been lost.

Truancy Rising In California; Worst Among Low-Income Students, Minorities

Friday, September 12, 2014

Of the roughly 40,000 California elementary school students estimated to be chronically truant, a new report says nearly 90 percent of them are low-income.

California Senate Leader Blocks Expansion Of Cap And Trade Taxes

Monday, August 25, 2014

California lawmakers will not vote on an effort to delay a state regulation that critics say will drive gas prices up.

Managing Groundwater Supply Critical As Drought Continues

Monday, July 28, 2014

Continued drought brings drawdown of groundwater in California, other western states.

Red Flag Warnings In Higher Elevations

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Dry conditions and thunderstorms in the Sierras have prompted officials to issue fire warnings for northern California and southern Oregon.

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