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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.

State Government

More Freedom Behind Bars

August 9, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California prisons are testing a new rule for lifers.

Kelly M. Grow / California Department of Water Resources

State Government

$1 Billion Worth Of Claims For Oroville Dam Damages Filed With The State Of California

August 4, 2017 | Ben Adler

One week before the deadline to formally seek payment from the state of California for damages stemming from the Oroville Dam’s spillway failure this year, the state has received 93 claims worth a combined $1.1 billion.

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Health Care

Why are Alzheimer’s Rates So High Among Latinos?

August 4, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

As California’s Latino population ages, a worrisome trend of high dementia rates is becoming clear.

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Health Care

Obamacare 'Skinny Repeal' Fails. What's Next For California?

July 28, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

After days of debate, the Senate failed to pass the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. Health Care Reporter Sammy Caiola explains reactions in California.

Environment

Containment Grows For Detwiler Fire

July 21, 2017

July 22, UPDATE 1:39 p.m.: CAL FIRE continues to estimate the Detwiler Fire at 75,200 acres with 30 percent containment. It has destroyed more than 100 homes and outbuildings, and another 1,500 structures remain threatened.

Merched County Sheriff's Office / AP

Environment

Wednesday Update: Detwiler Fire Prompts New Evacuations

July 19, 2017

Evacuation orders were issued for the town of Coulterville due to the Detwiler Fire burning in the rugged mountains of Mariposa County outside of Yosemite National Park, which has scorched 45,724 acres and is 7 percent contained.

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