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How the SC’s gun case could affect California

California is one of a few states with concealed carry restrictions similar to New York’s

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Where’s Governor Gavin Newsom?

Allies of the governor noted that most parents would understand why a couple with four small children might not want to take an extended trip to Glasgow over Halloween.

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The unequal toll of COVID-19 in California

In California, the pandemic has imbued Día de Muertos, the annual tradition also known as Day of the Dead, with particular, painful significance.

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California accounts for 12% of US students but only 1% of COVID school closures

California has mandated that all schoolchildren must eventually get COVID-19 vaccines, the first and only state to do so.

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All California public high school students will soon have to take ethnic studies

Under the new law, high schoolers will be taught about the struggles and contributions of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans and other ethnic groups, 'which have often…

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How one San Francisco street survived the pandemic

The self-contained nature of Clement Street offers not only an explanation for how it survived the pandemic, but also a window into how cities may change in the next few years

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In California, even fire-resistant trees need to be protected from flames

This has led to fires burning on an unprecedented scale. From 2015 to 2020, two-thirds of the giant sequoia groves across the Sierra Nevada were scorched in wildfires, compared with a quarter in…

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Why California has one of the lowest COVID-19 rates

More than 82 per cent of Californians age 12 and older have at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. Only nine states have more of their populations immunised

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