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Alaska, US

22 large fires are burning 850,000 acres in 4 western states and Alaska, per the National Interagency Fire Center - @USATODAY

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Obama health care law

Obamacare rates to rise 4% in California for 2016, defying fears of rate shock - @latimesbiz

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Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

California Supreme Court denies Bill Cosby's petition to review sexual misconduct lawsuit; accuser's attorney says move clears way for deposition - @TheWrap

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US federal minimum wage debate

University of California to raise minimum wage for employees, contract workers to $15 an hour by fall 2017 - @AP

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California, US

California Gov. Jerry Brown, at Vatican summit, warns climate change could mean human extinction - @sacbee

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California, US

California State University approves 2% pay hike for chancellors, presidents - @ksbw


California drought 2014-2015

California water regulators propose record $1.5 million fine on rural irrigation district accused of illegally diverting water amid drought - @nytimes

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Desert Center, Calif., bridge collapse

Stretch of Interstate 10 connecting Arizona to Southern California 'closed completely and indefinitely' after bridge collapse, says Calif. transportation spokesperson - @AP

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Alaska, US

Tsunami NOT expected for Calif., Ore., Wash., BC, or Alaska following 7.5 earthquake centered near Solomon Islands - @NWS_NTWC

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California drought 2014-2015

House passes California drought relief bill that faces resistance from Democrats, White House - @AP_Politics

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California, US

#BREAKING: Regulators want #Uber suspended in California and fined $7.3 million http://t.co/3f82B2cMGV - @KTLA



Uber fined $7.3 million by California regulator over disclosure; Uber calls fine 'deeply disappointing' and will appeal, company says - @Reuters

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National Football League

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez's bill designating professional sports cheerleaders as employees under state labor law - @melmason

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Kathryn Steinle shot in San Francisco

House Republican panel votes to block 'sanctuary cities' in wake of California shooting incident - @AP_Politics

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California, US

California officials close lanes after flames seen on San Francisco's Bay Bridge; source of fire not yet known - @CHPSanFrancisco

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United States Department of the Interior

Photo: Flanked by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and other officials, President Obama announces and signs 3 National Monument designations in California, Texas and Nevada - @markknoller

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Video: Snowy conditions at Tioga Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains in California - @Caltrans9

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Oakland Bay Bridge, CA

Photo: Fire breaks out near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza in Calif. - @KTVU

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California, US

California right-to-die bill stalls amid opposition from religious groups - @AP

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California, US

California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed http://t.co/QgG6VBp6FF #breaking - @ksbw