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California fights fire with fire to protect giant sequoias

Flames got close to the General Sherman, the world’s biggest tree, but were pushed back thanks to years of controlled burns that starved the fire of fuel. The so-far successful battle this month in California to save the world’s biggest trees from ever-worsening forest blazes seems to offer an important lesson: You can fight fire…

California Dairy

California dairy ordered to recall raw milk for fourth time since 2019

For the fourth time since 2019 California health officials have ordered a recall of unpasteurized, raw milk sold by Valley Milk Simply Bottled. The California Department of Health reported illegal levels of Campylobacter jejuni found by the state’s Department of Food and Agriculture in raw cow milk produced and bottled by the company. In addition…

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California replacing word “alien” with “noncitizen’ or “immigrant” in state laws

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California Tortilla Launches Partnership With Restaurant Nonprofit CORE

California Tortilla serves up a ‘side of hope’ and rolls out the brand advocate program. Potomac, MD  (  California Tortilla, a unique fast-casual Mexican restaurant franchise that serves “California style” Mexican food and is known to fans as CalTort, is launching a fundraising intiative with  CORE© (Children of Restaurant Employees). Through a month-long initiative starting…


California Has Lowest Covid Rate; Singapore Surges: Virus Update

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California moves closer to decriminalizing psychedelic drugs

SAN DIEGO — California legalized medical marijuana 25 years ago when voters approved an initiative that eventually helped to overturn cannabis prohibition in all but three states today.The legalization movement that brought upmarket marijuana shops to Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco is now focused on psychedelic drugs. A voter initiative to decriminalize magic…

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Former California officers indicted for allegedly beating of Black teen

Two former Stockton, California officers were indicted by a grand jury in connection with their alleged beating of a Black teenager at the end of a car chase in 2020.The Sept. 1 grand jury indictment against Michael Stiles and Omar Villapudua alleges felony assault by a public officer, assault with force likely to cause great…

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California named ‘most crypto ready’ US state By Cointelegraph

California named ‘most crypto ready’ US state California has emerged as the most crypto-ready jurisdiction in the United States thanks to the proliferation of cryptocurrency ATMs and growing interest in digital assets among the state’s population, according to new industry research from review site Crypto Head.With a score of 5.72 out of 10, California edged…

California Democrats

Democrats tout California recall result ahead of 2022 midterms

Some Democrats touted California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s landslide victory Tuesday in a recall election as a good sign for their chances in the 2022 midterms, as some Republicans and strategists downplayed any connection between the result and what might happen in congressional races more than a year away.Democrats suggested that high turnout in the recall…

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Some California Hospital Workers Plan to Defy Sept. 30 Vaccine Deadline

More than 70 employees at a hospital in Monterey, Calif., have decided to defy a state mandate requiring health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 30. Elisabeth Sims, a registered nurse at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) told The Epoch Times the group of nurses and other medical professionals are planning…