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California Is No. 1 for Child Poverty

California has long been ground zero for cultural, political and societal trailblazing. But being first in one category has lawmakers and humanitarians alike aghast. Although the rate dropped this year, the Golden State still ranks No. 1 in the category of child poverty....
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The Impact of Eric Bauman's Resignation

The bombshell resignation of former state Democratic Party chairman Eric Bauman last week landed like a lead balloon after a virtual congressional clean sweep and increased Democratic numbers in the state Legislature....
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Elon Musk Plans December Tunnel Tour

Elon Musk has had a rough couple of months. He was forced to step down on Oct. 2 from his position as chairman-CEO of Tesla Inc. and pay $40 million in security fraud charges stemming from tweets about taking his company private. But last week Musk was at it again — this time using his social media feed to announce that plans are on track for an underground tunnel that will be built by Musk’s Boring Company, with a free tour for the public slated for Dec. 10....
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Supervisor Sheila Kuehl Discusses Proposition 10

Less than three weeks before voters head to the polls in an anticipated high-turnout election, the topic of housing affordability has been one of the most debated issues of 2018, and a controversial rent control initiative could affect the state’s housing politics for the near future....
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