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Research: California’s Drought Situation More Dire Than We Realize

IRVINE and PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — New research shows California’s drought situation is much worse than officials realize. Scientists at Jet Propulsion Lab and UC Irvine say the findings are shocking. Around 60 percent of the water used […]

07/25/2014

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Electronic Sriracha Festival Coming To California

By Nadia Noir Sriracha is not usually present in the blood stream with the coveted beat finally drops at an EDM festival. There’s a melange of recreational chemicals, or coconut water if you’re smart. But […]

07/21/2014

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New Billboard Tells Californians The State Is No. 2 In Cases Of Syphilis

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — California is one of the nation’s leaders in tourism, solar jobs, charter schools, sunny days and the entertainment industry. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state is in […]

07/17/2014

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Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Wants To Make California Into Six States

By Nadia Noir Think Los Angeles has nothing in common with those hippies and yupsters to the North (a/k/a San Francisco and Silicon Valley? Feel like San Diego is basically a different planet? You might […]

07/15/2014

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11 Creative Ways To Stay Cool This Summer

By Jordy Altman Tired of running your air conditional all summer? Chilly treats and cold towels not quite taking care of it any more? Stop looking for new ways to keep cool in record high […]

06/16/2014

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Voters In California Contemplate Forming New State

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Residents of California’s largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas. The idea […]

05/28/2014

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What State Google Searches The Word “Nickelback” The Most?

Our country is so huge that going to another state is like ostensibly going to another county. France and Italy? As close to each other (maybe closer?) as California is to Nevada or Arizona. So, […]

05/21/2014

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California Dogs Have More Bite Than Bark, Biggest Biters In Nation

By Nadia Noir Cali people might have a reputation for being super chillaxed, but when we post signs that say “Beware of Dog,” it best be believed that our doggies will snap if you try […]

05/19/2014

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High School Student Gave Bullies Cupcakes With Unmentionable Fluids In Them

By Nadia Noir Back in our day, when someone bullied us at school, we just went home and cried while eating tater tots and watching Murder, She Wrote. But kids these days are hardcore–or at […]

05/06/2014

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Companies Suing Over Bad Yelp Reviews Could Be Banned

By Nadia Noir Did Sally S. slam your chicken shack on Yelp? Well, lots of small businesses try to sue for bad Yelp Reviews, but according to a new proposal, suing over someone’s public (and […]

04/29/2014

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