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Students Get Tech Ready for 2017

Communicating with teachers just got easier for parents and families of 140 Stevenson Middle School sixth and seventh graders thanks to an innovative program focused... Read more »

Calif. Immigrants Scramble to File Documents by Jan. 20

LOS ANGELES – Some people in California are scrambling to get their identification and work documents in order by January. They are immigrants, concerned about... Read more »

Calif. Minimum-Wage Hike Helps, but Not Nearly Enough

Low-wage workers won a victory with California’s minimum-wage increase, in effect starting this week. The increases will be yearly and incremental, this year,... Read more »

Don’t Answer, Don’t Update: Drivers’ Handheld Cell Use Now Illegal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – There’s a new reality for morning commuters, no more multitasking behind the wheel when you’re stuck in one of California’s legendary... Read more »

New CA Law Seeks to Right a Wrong for Young Victims of Sex Trafficking

This week, a new state law is in effect aimed at protecting children who are victims of sexual abuse. Law enforcement officers in California no longer can arrest... Read more »

Exide Draft EIR Comment Period Extended

The public comment period for the Exide residential draft cleanup plan and environmental impact report has been extended by 15 days, the Department of Toxic Substances... Read more »

EGP Associate Publisher Jonathan Sanchez Dies of Cancer

Surrounded by his family, Eastern Group Publications (EGP) Associate Publisher and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Sanchez passed away Dec. 23 at his home in Highland... Read more »

CA Hopes $3B Project Will Improve Health Of Neediest

Riverside County plans to connect former inmates with health clinics and social services. Orange County hopes to get homeless residents into housing — and help... Read more »

Couch Potatoes Take Note: If You Want to Stick to an Exercise Plan, Try High-Intensity

Having a hard time getting in shape? The key may lie in more intense, short bursts of exercise, according to new research from McMaster University. A team of kinesiologists... Read more »

Facebook to Curate News: Good Effort or Flawed Proposition?

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Silicon Valley giant Facebook has outlined plans to use third-party fact checkers to vet some of its news content. Facebook has come under... Read more »

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