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California's Jobless Rate Drops Slightly To 4.9 Percent

November 17, 2017 | Chris Nichols

California employers added nearly 32,000 jobs in October, according to state figures released today.

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Health Care

Pot For Pets? UC Davis Study Looks Into Safety, Efficacy

November 16, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

There are a lot of cannabis products on the market for pets, but scientists aren't sure exactly what they do.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Reveal Explains Revelations From The Paradise Papers

November 7, 2017 | Chris Remington

A leaked trove of documents shows massive amounts of money is being funneled through tax havens in island countries and draws connections between members of the Trump administration and Russian officials.

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State Government

Can CalPERS Divestment Make A Difference In Controversial Projects?

November 2, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a border wall, and guns used in the Las Vegas shooting sought what may seem an unlikely ally this year—California’s public pension system.

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Health Care

Dentists Want Your Halloween Candy

November 1, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Give your candy to these dentists, and they'll send it off to the troops.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Mayor Michael Tubbs Pilots Universal Basic Income In Stockton

October 30, 2017 | Chris Remington | Cody Drabble

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs is piloting a program that would provide a basic income for certain Stockton residents.

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Uber-Style 'Surge' Pricing Could Be Coming To A Theatre Near You

October 27, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Regal Entertainment Group will try pricing movie tickets based on the pace of business.

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Employers, Workers Affected By Wildfires Deal With Pay And Leave Issues

October 17, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California businesses forced to close during the wildfires may now be sorting out pay and leave issues with employees.

State Government

Governor Jerry Brown Signs Off On Eight Women's Caucus Bills

October 13, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Equal pay, subsidized childcare and aid for sexual assault victims were just a few of the topics the women's caucus tackled this year.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

US Supreme Court 2017-18 Term Preview

October 3, 2017 | Cody Drabble

The US Supreme Court started its 2017-2018 term this week, and McGeorge Prof. Leslie Jacobs returns to Insight with a preview of the blockbuster cases on the docket.

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Food and Sustainability

California Farm Academy Offers Path For Immigrants And Second Career Farmers

September 26, 2017 | Julia Mitric

The average age of a U.S. farmer is nearly sixty. A training program based in Winters, California aims to open a path into farming for immigrants and "second career" farmers.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Senator Toni Atkins On Affordable Housing

September 26, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Senator Toni Atkins has been trying for almost a decade to pass permanent funding for affordable housing in California, and in the last week of the legislative session she sent S.B. 2 to Governor Brown's desk.

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