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Brown sworn in for record fourth term as California governor

05 Jan 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Democrat Jerry Brown, who turned around California's finances after years of deficits, vowed to keep a tight rein on spending as he was sworn in on Monday for a record fourth term at the helm of the nation's most populous state.

Brown sworn in for record 4th term as California governor

05 Jan 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Democrat Jerry Brown, who turned around California's finances after years of deficits, vowed to keep a tight rein on spending as he was sworn in on Monday for a record fourth term at the helm of the nation's most populous state.

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study

25 Sep 2014

SAN FRANCISCO Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday.

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study

24 Sep 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (This story from Sept. 19 has been refiled to correct stated position of medical groups in paragraph 6)

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives: U.S. study

19 Sep 2014

SAN FRANCISCO Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday.

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study

19 Sep 2014

SAN FRANCISCO Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday.

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives -U.S. study

19 Sep 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19 Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday.

Wildfires char more than 100,000 acres in Northern California

13 Sep 2014

BERKELEY Calif. A Northern California wildfire started by a lightning strike a month ago has burned more than 108,000 acres in the drought-stricken state, officials said on Friday. | Video

Plan to divide California into six states fails to qualify for ballot

13 Sep 2014

A long-shot effort to break California into six separate states failed to collect enough signatures to put it on the November 2016 ballot, state officials said on Friday, as the group behind the plan criticized the rejection.

Support for death penalty hits 50-year low in California

12 Sep 2014

The majority of California voters still favor the death penalty as a form of punishment but support has dwindled to a 50-year low, according to a Field Poll released on Friday.

World News

China takes steps to heal virus-hit economy as infections fall

China ramped up efforts on Monday to heal the world's second-biggest economy as health authorities reported a further drop in new coronavirus cases, although the country remains wary of carriers of the disease coming from abroad and infected people who exhibit no symptoms.