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Immigration Agencies Ordered Not to Use Term 'Illegal Alien' Under New Biden Policy

Some Laid-Off Workers Must Be Offered Their Jobs Back Under Bill Sent to Newsom

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

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

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East Bay State Assembly Candidates Launch Campaigns to Fill Rob Bonta's Seat

US President Joe Biden and US Vice President Kamala Harris arrive at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia, on March 19, 2021. - Biden and Harris travel to Atlanta, Georgia, to tour the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and to meet with Georgia Asian American leaders, following the Atlanta Spa shootings. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden, Harris Visit Atlanta Offering Solace to Grieving Asian American Community