The Riggs Report: California gas tax tightrope

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How does good budget news add up to a political headache for Gov. Jerry Brown? A classic example of that is brewing at the state Capitol, where lawmakers are voting this week on a new state budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
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The Latest: $139 billion California budget sent to governor

The Latest: $139 billion California budget sent to governor

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The Latest on the California budget : 4:30 p.m. The California Legislature has approved a $139 billion budget that uses California's massive surplus to boost funding for homelessness,...
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California lawmakers debate budget expanding help for poor

California lawmakers debate budget expanding help for poor

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State lawmakers on Thursday debated a $139 billion budget that uses California's massive surplus to boost funding for homelessness, welfare, child care and universities while socking money into savings.
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California lawmakers debate budget expanding help for poor

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The California Legislature is debating a $139 billion budget that spends more money on homelessness, welfare, child care and universities. The spending plan considered Thursday boosts spending 9 percent for...
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Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Retailers are installing blue lights in bathrooms to discourage drug injection by hiding veins. Read more ...

Video appears to show 'Permit Patty' calling police over 8-year-old selling...

Video appears to show 'Permit Patty' calling police over 8-year-old selling water without permit

A video of an altercation in San Francisco went viral Saturday. Read more ...

At 54, Brigitte Nielsen has given birth to her fifth child

At 54, Brigitte Nielsen has given birth to her fifth child

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Kane hat trick in 6-1 rout of Panama puts England in last 16

Kane hat trick in 6-1 rout of Panama puts England in last 16

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - Harry Kane scored a hat trick to help England to its most one-sided World Cup victory, a 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday that secured a place in the last... Read more ...

Church deacon's 'HUB' gives helping hand to bicyclists

Church deacon's 'HUB' gives helping hand to bicyclists

A California man is getting bicyclists back on their feet, one pedal at a time. Read more ...

The Latest: Baloy scores Panama's 1st World Cup goal

The Latest: Baloy scores Panama's 1st World Cup goal

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Minnesotan Pooch Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Minnesotan Pooch Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

PETALUMA, Calif. - A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night... Read more ...

World Cup 2018: Iceland vs. Croatia preview, players to watch, key stats

World Cup 2018: Iceland vs. Croatia preview, players to watch, key stats

Iceland have been offered hope of World Cup progression after Croatia's coach confirmed he will leave out six first-choice players. Read more ...

World Cup 2018: Nigeria v Argentina preview, players to watch, key stats

World Cup 2018: Nigeria v Argentina preview, players to watch, key stats

Two days after his 31st birthday, Lionel Messi will face Nigeria desperately hoping to salvage Argentina's torrid Russia 2018 campaign. Read more ...

The Latest: Rudy has surgery for broken nose at World Cup

The Latest: Rudy has surgery for broken nose at World Cup

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