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Vape Fate: The Industry Works to Kill Efforts to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products in California

Vape Fate: The Industry Works to Kill Efforts to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products in California

May 23, 2019 13:00  |  Elizabeth Aguilera, CALmatters

Despite the skyrocketing teen use of e-cigarettes, a proposal to make California the nation’s first state to ban flavored tobacco is struggling in the Legislature—and health advocates blame the politi...

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Tribal Tutelage: The California Indian Nations College Celebrates a Year of Offering Classes—but the School Has a Lot More Work to Do

Tribal Tutelage: The California Indian Nations College Celebrates a Year of Offering Classes—but the School Has a Lot More Work to Do

May 22, 2019 16:15  |  Brian Blueskye

The California Indian Nations College is celebrating its first year of offering unique higher-education courses to local Native Americans students.

While the school didn’t start offering courses until ...

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Water Wars: Power Struggles Over the Coachella Valley's Water Supply Have Dominated Recent Headlines. What's Really Going On?

Water Wars: Power Struggles Over the Coachella Valley's Water Supply Have Dominated Recent Headlines. What's Really Going On?

May 21, 2019 15:00  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Local news reports as of late have included alarming updates on a spate of disputes that have cropped up involving local water agencies.

For example, there’s the outrage expressed by the Desert Hot Spr...

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Ignoring the Law: A New Survey Shows California Schools Aren't All Following Rules Meant to Protect LGBTQ Kids

Ignoring the Law: A New Survey Shows California Schools Aren't All Following Rules Meant to Protect LGBTQ Kids

May 16, 2019 14:00  |  Ricardo Cano, CALmatters

In the past decade, California has adopted more than a half-dozen laws intended to prevent bullying, strengthen suicide prevention and cultivate inclusive learning environments for LGBTQ students in the...

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Four Decades of Fessier: The Retiring 'Desert Sun' Entertainment Scribe Discusses 40 Years of Coachella Valley Culture

Four Decades of Fessier: The Retiring 'Desert Sun' Entertainment Scribe Discusses 40 Years of Coachella Valley Culture

May 14, 2019 14:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Bruce Fessier has seen the Coachella Valley’s arts and entertainment culture completely change—repeatedly—during the 40 years he’s worked as the entertainment writer at The Desert Sun .

On June 3, Fessier...

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Death and Clemency: A Murder 16 Years Ago Shows How Laws and Beliefs on Crime and Punishment Have Changed

Death and Clemency: A Murder 16 Years Ago Shows How Laws and Beliefs on Crime and Punishment Have Changed

May 13, 2019 14:30  |  Dan Morain, CALmatters

On Christmas Day 2003, Matthew Sievert, the only child of a single mother and California state worker named Stepheny Milo, was removed from life support. He’d gone out to a Sacramento park the night b...

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Preparing for the Next Rainy Day: California Takes Steps in Advance of the Next Recession—Since Washington, D.C. May Not Be Much Help

Preparing for the Next Rainy Day: California Takes Steps in Advance of the Next Recession—Since Washington, D.C. May Not Be Much Help

May 09, 2019 11:30  |  Judy Lin, CALmatters

They don’t call it the Golden State for nothing, at least not lately: California’s fiscal health is in extraordinary shape.

Income-tax receipts surpassed expectations for the pivotal month of April. Proj...

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The Citizenship Question: For California, the Vitally Important 2020 Census Poses Problems

The Citizenship Question: For California, the Vitally Important 2020 Census Poses Problems

May 01, 2019 13:30  |  Martha Groves, CALmatters

Diego San Luis Ortega was a toddler when his parents brought him to California from Veracruz, Mexico. Now 22 and a “Dreamer” who is protected from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood A...

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