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Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Are YOU following the state's mandatory water use restrictions?
Drivers License Tests Now Automated

Drivers License Tests Now Automated

The paper and pencil tests have been replaced
New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

It plugs a hole in existing law that left unpaid interns and volunteers vulnerable
Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though
'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions.
Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Pros: clean natural gas replaces coal to generate electricity. Cons: health risk to neighbors of fracking.
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA
Family Files Lawsuit Over Deadly Highway 17 Crash

Family Files Lawsuit Over Deadly Highway 17 Crash

The Santa Cruz man was killed in an eleven vehicle pile-up caused by a big rig
Stanford Experts: NFL Needs Consciousness-raising Campaign on Domestic Abuse

Stanford Experts: NFL Needs Consciousness-raising Campaign on Domestic Abuse

Stanford professors say the NFL should finally address the problem of players committing violence against women.
Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

The contest is being held by C-SPAN
Red Cross Launches Blood Donor Phone App

Red Cross Launches Blood Donor Phone App

Free app puts power to help save lives in hands of blood donors
Mountain Lion Eludes Hunters

Mountain Lion Eludes Hunters

Be honest--are you rooting for the wily mountain lion? It's been sought since Sunday. Elusive. Not even an adult. But, the boy was injured.
Santa Cruz County Fair Runs Thru Sunday

Santa Cruz County Fair Runs Thru Sunday

Looking for family fun? There's something for everyone at the fair.
'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

The governor has until Sept. 30 to veto the bill or sign it.
Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Details about this new scam so you don't fall victim.
Boy Released From Hospital Following Mountain Lion Attack

Boy Released From Hospital Following Mountain Lion Attack

The lion bit down firmly on the boy’s neck and head and started to drag him away into some brush.
Man Trapped in Burning Car, Dies

Man Trapped in Burning Car, Dies

The crash happened Monday morning, south of Scotts Valley.
Santa Cruz County Ranked Twelfth Best in State

Santa Cruz County Ranked Twelfth Best in State

The real estate rankings don't just look at home prices and rents, but other indicators of livability.
Back To School: Better Grades Don't Require Abuse of Prescription Drugs

Back To School: Better Grades Don't Require Abuse of Prescription Drugs

Asking kids to ‘just say no’ is not enough, especially when the apparent reward outweighs whatever risk is involved.
Oh, Deer! Take a Look at What Clogged the Golden Gate on Friday

Oh, Deer! Take a Look at What Clogged the Golden Gate on Friday

If you're going to be stuck in traffic, it might as well be for an out-of-the-ordinary reason like this!