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Environment

Fire Damage And Property Taxes: What You Need To Know

October 16, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Hundreds of California families lost homes in the recent wildfires. The state property tax system has safeguards in place.

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State Government

Las Vegas Shooting Victims From California, Nevada Can Get Financial Help

October 11, 2017 | Sally Schilling

State Agencies in California and Nevada are urging Californians impacted by the mass shooting in Las Vegas to apply for financial assistance for medical expenses, counseling and other costs.

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State Government

Calif. Emergency Chief: Despite Rhetoric, No Direct Threat Of N. Korean Missile Strike

September 27, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Brewing tensions between North Korea and the U.S. are raising questions over California's readiness to respond in case of a nuclear attack.

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State Government

Some Calif. Counties Racing To Adopt "All Vote-By-Mail" Process

August 30, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Sacramento and four other California counties are preparing for an overhaul of how they conduct elections, before voters head to the polls next year.

Bill Seeking To Restrict Counties From Contracting Out Government Service Draws Strong Opposition

August 28, 2017 | Chris Nichols

Opposition is growing against a bill in the California Legislature that would add strict new requirements before any counties can contract out for government services.

Solar Eclipse Apps Help Enhance Viewing Experience

August 18, 2017 | Joanne Serrieh

If you're one of the millions of people who will watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, you can download one of the many available eclipse apps that will make you feel like a citizen scientist for the day and help enhance your eclipse experience.

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State Government

Inmate Suicide, Suicide Attempts Not Being Properly Handled By Calif. State Prisons

August 18, 2017 | Randol White

According to the State Auditor, the average suicide rate at California-run prisons is significantly higher than the national average for other state-run prisons.

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