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Oakland council bans coal shipments, citing health risks

The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Monday night to kill a plan to use a proposed marine terminal to transport Utah coal to Asia, calling such shipments public health and safety hazards. Backers argued the project would bring needed jobs to an impoverished part of town.

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Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visits

Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.

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CalPERS investment officer explains impact of British exit from EU

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California Public Utilities Commission needs reform, lawmaker says

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California lawmakers do push-ups for veterans on Senate floor

Gavin Newsom: "After San Bernardino... people are fed up with the NRA" 1:12

Gavin Newsom: "After San Bernardino... people are fed up with the NRA"

Moms take gun background-check battle to the Capitol 1:13

Moms take gun background-check battle to the Capitol

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Where does your recycling go?

Gavin Newsom to politicians: Take a stance on legalizing pot 0:50

Gavin Newsom to politicians: Take a stance on legalizing pot

Don't take marijuana legalization for granted, Gavin Newsom says 1:18

Don't take marijuana legalization for granted, Gavin Newsom says

How Gavin Newsom is convincing his wife to support legal pot 1:07

How Gavin Newsom is convincing his wife to support legal pot

Dalai Lama arrives at California Capitol 1:17

Dalai Lama arrives at California Capitol

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Fighting the Erskine fire in Kern County

A helicopter carries water near Lake Isabella. CalFire reports 30,000 acres and 5 percent contained.
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Fighting the Erskine fire in Kern County 0:31

Fighting the Erskine fire in Kern County

Video offers rare glimpse of what may be California's only known wolverine 0:31

Video offers rare glimpse of what may be California's only known wolverine

Dry, dead vegetation triggers swift moving grass fire near Cal Expo 3:58

Dry, dead vegetation triggers swift moving grass fire near Cal Expo

President and Mrs. Obama celebrate national parks with kids 0:45

President and Mrs. Obama celebrate national parks with kids