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California, Bay Area Counties Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Following Federal Recommendation

For the Fifth Time, Supreme Court Rules Against California Health Restrictions in 'Shadow Docket' Hearing

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California Could Phase Out Fracking, Other Oil Drilling Under Bill Headed for First Test in Legislature

'The Same Hands That Feed Us': San Franciscans Rally in Solidarity With India's Farmers Protest

‘A Butterfly With My Wings Cut Off’: A Transgender Asylum Seeker’s Quest to Come to California

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How to Get Your California Stimulus Check — and Other Tax Credits You're Entitled To

Task Force Investigates Whether Trump Separated Families Earlier Than Known

After Angelo Quinto's Death, Momentum Builds to Add Mental Health Curriculum in Police Training

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California Contractors Are Abusing Workers' Comp Rules. A New Bill Would Change That