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Forced labor, prostitution continues at U.S.-Mexico border

Feb 24, 2014
People, mostly women, are sold and forced into labor or sex.
Posted In: labor, forced, prostitution, border, San Diego, california

President Obama could make it rain in California

Feb 14, 2014
California's thirst for water may be quenched by federal relief
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014, Barack Obama

California's drought: Bad, but not the whole economy

Feb 12, 2014
California is in the middle of its worst drought in a century. Why isn't that enough to tip the economy?
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014

The 'state' of Silicon Valley

Feb 12, 2014
A venture capitalist wants California to be six separate entities.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, california

Silicon Galley? Seeking innovation off-shore

Feb 11, 2014
A new generation of pioneers is seeking to create their own communities where the focus is on innovation for business outside of the mainstream -- and outside of the United States.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, california

California's governor can't make it rain. Which is why the price of your salad is likely to go up.

Jan 17, 2014
California's rainfall last year was the lowest since 1877, it hasn’t rained yet this "rainy season," fire watch started in January, and there's almost no Sierra snowpack to melt. There's a drought emergency in this giant agricultural state.
Posted In: drought, california, Jerry Brown

Why California needs ACA cancellations to stay

Nov 22, 2013
California says no to letting insurers reissue canceled plans for another year. And it’s not just because the policies are substandard. Without those customers on the exchanges the whole thing could collapse.
Posted In: california, covered california, health insurance exchanges, Affordable Care Act

Justin Timberlake concert sold out? Blame ticket bots

Oct 14, 2013
To free up tickets for concerts and sporting events, California is the latest state to ban ticket bot programs.
Posted In: california, ticketmaster, stubhub, Ticket Bots

California cheese creates a problem for California dairies

Sep 24, 2013
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Posted In: california, dairy, cheese, milk, dairy farmers

Your next Lyft, Uber car may be regulated by the state

Sep 19, 2013
California becomes the first state to regulate -- and, therefore, recognize -- ride-sharing made possible by apps Uber and Lyft.
Posted In: Lyft, Uber taxi, california

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