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New California plan would split state in three

California secession efforts are plentiful this year, but tech billionaire Tim Draper wants to go old school: Just split the Golden State into three. Draper spent more than $5 million in 2014 on an unsuccessful effort to qualify a ballot measure asking voters to divide California into six states. He …

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Students move into Chico State dorms

CHICO, Calif. – The streets at Chico State were full as incoming freshman moved into their on-campus dormitories Thursday. At times traffic was at a complete standstill on Warner Street in both directions at Legion Avenue where parents helped unload… Article Source

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California state senator introduces measure to crack down on sexual harassment in Silicon Valley

Following a flood of reports by female entrepreneurs detailing lewd remarks and unwanted sexual advances by male investors, a California lawmaker wants state law to explicitly prohibit such harassment.  State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) announced Thursday she was introducing a measure to amend California’s Unruh Civil Right Act to expressly forbid …

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Chico State goes entirely smoke-free

MGN graphics MGN graphics CHICO, Calif. – As of Thursday, the Chico State campus is entirely smoke-free and tobacco-free. This change was prompted by the Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment Executive Order 1108 from the Chancellor of the… Article Source

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Bills would make state housing even more expensive

  California obviously has a severe shortage of housing, but the crisis is felt most acutely by low- and moderate-income families. “Approximately half of all California households are spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing costs, and nearly one‑third of all California households are spending more than …

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Card room in Clovis, California, closed by state

Gaming activities at the 500 Club in Clovis were suspended Wednesday, with the California Attorney General’s Office stating that the card room’s owners failed to have enough money to cover chips in use. The action follows an accusation in June that the card room failed to disclose loans from those …

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California Today: ‘Hamilton’ Sweeps Through the State

Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, as Alexander Hamilton in the musical “Hamilton” at the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York City. Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Today’s introduction comes from Michael Paulson, a theater reporter for The New …

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