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Becerra’s Facebook probe watched closely by tech firms

After keeping quiet for more than a year about the investigation, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra confirmed last week that California is suing Facebook after a state probe found it had allegedly violated privacy laws. In documents filed with the

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 11

Brown budget projects deficit CA Democrats spent $90 million on intra-party campaigns in 2016 San Diego settles public comment lawsuit Donations from developers may be banned in L.A. Zuckerberg brings in bipartisan political bigwigs Good morning. Happy Hump Day! One

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Silicon Valley fractures on Trump treatment

  So far, Donald Trump has divided the Republican Party, taken large numbers of voters away from the Democrats, and infused some Americans with optimism but others with despair. Now, he has also laid bare latent political fractures within Silicon Valley, often

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CA golf club suit deepens Trump woes

  Another unflattering story from Donald Trump’s recent past, this one playing out in California, has fueled a fresh round of criticism against his character and his campaign.  “After the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes opened for

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Will Silicon Valley’s elite take on public sector unions? 13

March 27, 2013 By Ed Ring The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most liberal metropolitan areas in America. Democrats are typically favored over Republicans in elections by margins up to 50 percentage points. The SF Bay is also

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UC, CSU profs don’t grasp threat they face from online ed 3

Jan. 16, 2013 By Chris Reed Will 2013 be the year that unionized faculty members at UC, CSU and the state’s community colleges finally figure out the threat that online education poses to their futures? If it is not this

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CA strikes blow for privacy rights 0

Jan. 5, 2013 By Joseph Perkins Randi Zuckerberg made news recently when a family photo she posted on her Facebook account was reposted on Twitter without her knowledge or consent. The big sis of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was not

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Silicon Valley is Star City 0

May 17, 2012 By John Seiler Why do young nerds angling to be the next Steve Jobs still flock to Silicon Valley? That’s where Mark Zuckerberg transplanted Facebook, which he started in his Harvard dorm room. Facebook’s IPO this week

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