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MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017

Teacher, 2 students shot at San Bernardino school 

An apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino left two adults dead, including a teacher, and two students wounded, police and school officials said. Investigators believe “the suspect is down” and that North Park School faces no further threat, Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said on Twitter.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015

Strict vaccination law advances in California 

California lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a hotly contested bill that would impose one of the strictest vaccination laws in the country, after five hours of highly emotional testimony that brought hundreds of opponents to the Capitol. Story below. Would you like to see a similar law imposed here?

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013

Calif. Gay Marriage Gets Court OK 23 

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by holding that defenders of California’s gay marriage ban did not have the right to appeal lower court rulings striking down the ban. The court’s 5-4 vote Wednesday leaves in place the initial...

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TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012

Restaurants Duck Foie Gras Ban 12 

Karlene Bley of Los Angeles spreads her torchon of foie gras onto bread during lunch at the Presidio Social Club restaurant earlier today in San Francisco. California's new ban on the production and sale of foie gras took eight years to go into effect, but...

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MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012

California Charges 'Bad Hair' Suspect

A former Kootenai County Jail nurse who also worked in elementary schools has been charged with robbing 21 banks in Washington, Oregon, California and Montana. Cynthia Lynn Van Holland, 48, is accused of being the “Bad Hair Bandit,” a serial robber nicknamed by the FBI...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012

Activists Still Mad At California F&Ger 15 

The flap continues in California over the Fish and Game Commission president who came to Idaho for a legally guided cougar hunt. His home-state anti-hunting creeps are wailing for him to resign since cougars can't be hunted in California. Forty state legislators sent him a...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012

Call Doc Otter, Old California Mare Ill 

California Gov. Jerry Brown has a lot on his plate. His budget is in crisis.The housing crunch hit California hard. Unemployment is in the double-digits. Call in Doc Otter. Speaking to the Idaho Credit Union League Government Affairs Conference at Boise earlier this month, Idaho...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2012

Poll: Gay Marriage Ruling Backed

Tuesday Poll: 108 of 182 respondents (59.34%) agreed with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision overturning a ban on gay marriage in California. 72 of 183 respondents (39.56%) disagreed. 2 (1.1%) were undecided. DUI Legislators: Overwhelmingly, Hucks Nation says that Idaho legislators should...

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2012

Crump: Becoming A Californian 14 

Did something this month I never dreamed I’d do: I became a Californian. After I retired in August, my wife landed a job in Sacramento. We sold our house in Idaho, bought another in California and I arrived last week — like the Beverly Hillbillies...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1, 2010

Little: Idaho Better Off Than California 

Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little said Idaho faces more tough budget choices but those decisions could benefit the state in the future. Little spoke at the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho (ATI) conference Wednesday, telling a crowd that included many policymakers that Idaho’s government is in...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.