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Families arrested at bank in foreclosure protest [with video]

Several families moved their belongings outside of a Chase Bank branch in an act of civil disobedience - and were arrested.

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Supreme Court hears case for Calif. prisoners' rights

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Nov. 30 in the long legal battle over the rights of California prison inmates to decent health care.

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Riders say, give us back our buses!

Alameda and Contra Costa counties facing a $56 million budget shortfall have cut service but  riders say no way!

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KPFA workers fight sudden layoffs

Pacifica management recently laid off the entire staff of the station's highly popular Morning Show, which airs weekdays from 7 to 9 a.m. at 94.1 FM.

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California ballot measures: ecology wins, marijuana loses

Voters returned decidely mixed results from the nine propositions on the Nov. 2 ballot.

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California defies national election trend

California Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate and state governor trounced their Republican contenders in what a month before the elections were considered toss-up races.

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Fight brews over state child care funds

Parents, child care providers and Democratic state legislators are waging a dramatic battle to reverse one of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's most controversial line item vetoes.

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Union construction jobs at stake Nov. 2

Midterm elections are next week and union construction jobs are up for grabs in California. Nonunion building contractors in the state, hungry for a bigger share of public sector projects in the wake of the building bust, have taken their fight with labor to the ballot box.

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Calif. Republican faces sharp challenge

California's 3rd congressional district is emerging as one place where an incumbent Republican is on shaky ground in the Nov. 2 midterm elections.

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Undocumented nanny takes on Republican governor wannabe

Meg Whitman's former nanny and housekeeper accused the billionaire Republican candidate of having "treated me like garbage." 

 

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