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Over-the-counter birth control soon available in CA

Californians interested in obtaining the pill won’t have to wait much longer to do it with ease. “Under a law expected to go into effect by April, women in California will be able to stop by their neighborhood pharmacy and

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CA Indian tribes’ opposition to Serra sainthood grows

While Gov. Jerry Brown and other dignitaries are meeting with Pope Francis in Rome and at the Vatican this week to talk about climate change and other issues, the pope is under fire back in California. A growing number of

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Brown pushes climate policy with Pope Francis

This week, Gov. Jerry Brown drew global headlines as one of the most outspoken officials at a world conference on climate change and slavery hosted in Vatican City by Pope Francis. A play for leadership Gov. Brown was intent on taking the

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Undocumented immigrants hit the road with CA driver’s licenses

After two months of granting driver’s licenses to once-undocumented immigrants, California officials reported big numbers. The Golden State program has supplied licenses to almost 150,000 immigrants. Supporters of the move have been quick to tout its perceived advantages — and to boost participation

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