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Health Care

California Boosts Access to Opioid Addiction Treatments

April 28, 2017 | Sally Schilling

The state aims to boost support for physicians to prescribing opioid addiction treatment drugs.

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State Government

Brown Signs $50 Billion Transportation Funding Package

April 28, 2017 | Ben Adler

Californians will pay more at the pump later this year – and more to register their cars and trucks starting next year – to fund transportation projects from pothole repairs to public transit, under legislation signed today by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Administration: No Immediate Plans To Halt Immigration Order

April 28, 2017

The Trump administration has told two California counties it has no plans right now to seek a court ruling immediately reinstating the president's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with authorities.

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

Arrest Made In North Highlands High School Murder

April 28, 2017

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department reports that homicide detectives have arrested 18-year-old North Highlands resident Neven Glen Butler for the murder of 86-year-old Fusako Petrus.

Arts and Lifestyle

Metropolitan Opera Soprano Leads Cast In Return Of Opera To Sacramento

April 28, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

Metropolitan Opera soprano Jennifer Black stars as Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata. The production marks the return of opera to Sacramento after an absence of almost four years. Kevin Doherty talks to Black about what audiences can expect.

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Business Journal: Davis Styrofoam Ban, Iceland, Burger Patch

April 28, 2017

Iceland, the historic ice-skating rink on Del Paso Blvd. in Sacramento, may soon get a roof. That would mean the business could host events year-round, bringing new energy to the neighborhood. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich reports.

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Health Care

Study Finds Republican Health Proposals Would Increase Premiums

April 27, 2017 | Sally Schilling

A Covered California analysis finds some Republican health policies could dramatically increase premiums.

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Food and Sustainability

Rookie Farmers Get A Boost From West Sacramento Farm Incubator

April 27, 2017 | Julia Mitric

New farmers looking to launch their own business face hurdles like access to land and markets. West Sacramento Urban Farms is helping rookie growers jump-start their own farms.

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Environment

Calif. Sues Trump Admin Over Fossil Fuel Payments

April 27, 2017 | Ben Bradford

The lawsuit pits California in court against the Trump administration over the economics of burning coal.

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