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State Government

Bill To Limit ADA Compliance "Abusive Lawsuits" Heads To Governor Brown

April 26, 2016 | Ed Joyce

A bill that would take the profit out of lawsuits for certain violations of the ADA, or Americans with Disability Act, is headed to Governor Jerry Brown.

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Environment

Sierra Snowpack Melts With Dry February

February 24, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The "bountiful" rain and snow in January has faded along with some of the gains in the Sierra Nevada snowpack. A dry, warm February in California has caused the water content in the snow to drop below normal to date.

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Environment

Roseville Offers Water Rebates To Commercial Users

February 18, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Businesses and organizations in Roseville can tap $100,000 in rebates for making water efficient changes.

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Environment

California Among Top States In LEED Rankings

January 27, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Green Building Council says California ranked seventh in the country for LEED building.

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Food and Sustainability

Sacramento Food Bank Needs Are Year-Round

December 30, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The winter holidays are among the busiest times for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. But the nonprofit agency needs support year-round.

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Report: More Affordable To Rent Than Buy In Sacramento Area

December 23, 2015 | Steve Milne

A new housing report finds it's more affordable to rent than to own in Sacramento County. The data show if you're making the average weekly wage, it would take 35 percent of your income to rent a three-bedroom home in the county.

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State Government

California Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop, So Does Workforce

December 18, 2015 | Ben Bradford

While the unemployment rate in California dropped again in November, the state added just a few thousand jobs, and another troubling economic trend continued.

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