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Beach erosion will make Southern California coastal living five times more expensive by 2050, study predicts

This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content’s credibility: fact-checked peer-reviewed publication trusted source proofread Ok! Multi-date shoreline evolution analysis using the DSAS model. a Shoreline evolution analysis from 1992 to 2018 for the beaches of the Gulf of Santa Catalina […]

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California bill would ban forced outings of trans students to parents

A person holds a sign opposing a Chino Valley school board policy requiring school staff to “out” students to their parents if they ask to be identified by a gender that is not listed on their birth certificate, on July 20, 2023 in Chino, California.  David McNew/Getty Images California’s LGBTQ legislators unveiled new legislation Wednesday […]

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What is at stake in the 2024 California Senate race?

During the California primary election in March, registered voters in the deep blue state set up Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., to likely beat former baseball star and Republican Steve Garvey for the coveted U.S. Senate seat in the general election. However, that likely predictable outcome does not mean the race will be uninteresting. In November, […]

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California

Kassie Maroney Named Blue Shield of California Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary | Blue Shield of California

This news release is also available in Spanish. Kassie Maroney, senior vice president and chief actuary, Blue Shield of California OAKLAND, Calif. (May 22, 2024) – Kassie Maroney, an accomplished executive and manager with two decades of finance and actuarial leadership experience at major health plans, has been named senior vice president and chief actuary […]

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California median home price passes $900K, sets all-time high

A new report revealed startling news about the high cost of homes in California.  The median price for a single-family home has surpassed $900,000 for the first time ever, according to a new report by the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.). The new statewide record of $904,210 was recorded amid a surge in home sales […]

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Alaska

Bronson, LaFrance challenge each other’s record during Anchorage Chamber mayoral debate | #alaska | #politics

Anchorage mayor Dave Bronson (left) and mayoral candidate Suzanne LaFrance answer questions during an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce debate held at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage on Monday, April 29, 2024. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media) The two candidates in Anchorage’s mayoral runoff election faced off in a debate Monday hosted by the local Chamber of […]

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California

Vince Fong wins special election to finish term of former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

CBS News projects that State Assembly member Vince Fong, a California legislator backed by former President Donald Trump, has captured a special election to complete the remainder of the term of deposed former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, which runs through January. Fong — a McCarthy protege who also had the former speaker’s endorsement — defeated […]

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City Council

Pippin wins special election for city council seat – LaGrange Daily News | #citycouncil

Pippin wins special election for city council seat Published 1:08 am Wednesday, May 22, 2024 EDITOR’S NOTE: These results do not include 381 absentee by mail voting. These were the total number of votes received by 12:30 a.m. ET, at the time of print. Final results can be found on lagrangenews.com as they become available. […]

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California

Vince Fong wins Kevin McCarthy’s California seat, adding to House’s slim GOP majority

California Republican Assemblyman Vince Fong has won the special election to fill former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s seat, NBC News projects, a victory that will pad a narrow House majority that has given GOP leaders in Washington heartburn.  Fong, who was endorsed by McCarthy and former President Donald Trump, won the race in California’s 20th […]

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California

Reparations proposals for Black Californians advance to state Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate advanced a set of ambitious reparations proposals Tuesday, including legislation that would create an agency to help Black families research their family lineage and confirm their eligibility for any future restitution passed by the state. Lawmakers also passed bills to create a fund for reparations programs and compensate […]

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