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California Can't Have High-speed Rail Because Of Obamacare, According To Super Smart Take

Authorities suspect someone in the home was making illegal alcohol. State laws that date back to the prohibition era ban people from making alcohol or moonshine in their home without the proper license. Late California Sen. Alan Cranston helped legalize home brewing in the 1970s, but the home distilling process which isolates the alcohol from beer or wine is still illegal there. J.J.
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California health exchange to move headquarters in Sacramento

Credit: Reuters/Pool SANTA ANA, twitter California (Reuters) - A California ex-policeman on trial in the beating death of a mentally ill transient that ignited protests in a Los Angeles suburb acted reasonably and couldn't have known that "catastrophe was around the corner," his lawyer said in closing remarks in the case on Wednesday. Defense attorney John Barnett, who represents former Fullerton policeman Manuel Ramos, said officers believed that 37-year-old Kelly Thomas was dangerous and that they responded according to their training. Ramos, 39, is on trial for second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the case, while Jay Cicinelli, a 41-year-old ex-corporal with the Fullerton Police, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and use of excessive force. Prosecutors accuse the two officers, who approached Thomas near a bus depot on the night of July 5, 2011, to question him about reports of vandalized cars, of turning a routine police encounter into an unnecessary and savage beating that cost the unarmed homeless man his life. The confrontation was captured on video recording from a nearby bus depot and touched off angry protests in the city of Fullerton, as well as the ouster of three city councilman in a recall election. On the recording, Ramos is seen strapping http://www.43things.com/entries/view/6206548 gloves on his hands, balling them into fists in Thomas' face and telling the transient, whom he knew from previous encounters: "You see these fists?
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California woman finds illegal distillery inside her garage

The study shows that the citizen immigrant fairs better than even the U.S.-born, judging by the economic indicators of percentage at least 150 percent above the poverty level (80 percent compared to 77 percent) or percentage with home ownership (64 percent compared to 59 percent). With this picture in mind, broadly speaking the impact of these immigrant populations our society can be characterized in two sharply contrasting ways: Citizen immigrants and documented non-citizens provide a disproportionate number of high performers in the workplace, particularly in the science, technology and math areas. They http://jefferyzydn.sosblogs.com/Blog-b1/Farrah-Abraham-Tops-Google-s-List-Of-Most-Searched-Reality-Tv-Stars-b1-p23.htm excel in areas like the academic decathlon in high schools; science Olympics etc. in high schools. (For example, have you tuned in to the national spelling bee contest?) However, undocumented immigrants have families who have not gone to college. They do not understand the college going culture and what it takes to succeed. Their study skills are low.
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California Lottery is booming, creating more players ? and excitement

Schools continue to prosper. Comments 55 Mike Neis of the California Lottery grabs a shirt he hung at a San Jose gift store where one of the two winning Mega Millions tickets was bought on Dec. 18. After years of decline, the California Lottery is booming. The jackpots are bigger, and thats drawing more players and excitement.
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California Dreamers: Education for All

There is a point to be made here. The woes of the online federal health insurance exchange have served, of late, as a reliable political brickbat for Obamacare opponents to wield. But as more and more Americans turn to the web -- and their mobile devices in particular -- to assist them in the day-to-day task of solving problems, there will be a greater demand for the federal government to get in sync with the http://marcelscsv.jigsy.com/entries/general/farrah-abraham-kicked-out-of-rehab-program-early-for-disruptive-behavior-report modern world. HealthCare.gov's specific woes should serve as a wake-up call that serious reform is needed. The UK government, which endured and surmounted a similar crisis , can serve as a model -- or it would serve as one, if "constant government dysfunction as a lifestyle choice" wasn't part of the GOP's essential brand identity. That said, these problems really have no bearing on the proposed California high-speed rail line.
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/08/california-high-speed-rail_n_4562658.html

California policeman accused in transient's beating death acted reasonably: lawyer

City and team officials have been working to clear the way for an arena. Last night, the Sacramento City Council moved to file eminent domain proceedings against a group that owns the former Macy's furniture and men's store in the mall. Roy Kennedy, a spokesman for Covered California, said the exchange's facilities management team is in the process of securing a long-term location. "The hope is Covered California will have a permanent home soon somewhere in the greater Sacramento area," Kennedy said. The exchange, which began taking enrollments in October, also operates a trio of service centers in Rancho Cordova and in Contra Costa and Fresno counties.
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