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California Lawmakers Have Refused to Restrict Flavored Vaping —Is That About to Change?

By Elizabeth Aguilera, CalMatters Milk and waters in kids’ meals. Smaller “Big Gulps.” No teens on tanning beds. Officials here pride themselves as national leaders in protecting the health of Californians —so much so that conservatives deride it as the “nanny-state.” And that’s particularly true when it comes to its youth. Yet California is behind some other states and the Trump administration when it comes to cracking down on flavored tobacco and e-cigarette use —nor has it moved to block the…

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Coronavirus Cases Have More Than Tripled In Past Week; 17,000 Sickened In China

Enlarge this image More than 17,000 people have been diagnosed with a new coronavirus since it was identified in December. Here, volunteers in

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Santa Rosa Junior College Receives $7 Million for Disaster Recovery Workforce Training

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Monday morning that the department’s Economic Development Administration will award over 7 million dollars to better equip Sonoma County's workforce for disaster recovery. The funds will be used to build The North Bay Regional Construction and Building…

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Will Fires, Outages Land California Students In ‘Disaster Relief’ Summer School?

By Ricardo Cano, CalMatters Reeling from a fire-ravaged autumn in which “disaster days” have already cost some 800,000 students days and even weeks of instruction, California educators are asking the state

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