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Ex-Peru President Arrested in California Drunkenness Case

SAN FRANCISCO — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, wanted in his home country in connection with Latin America's biggest graft scandal, was arrested in California on suspicion of public intoxication and spent the night in jail before he was released M...
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Check Out This Bucket List of California Road Trips

Visit California, otherwise known as the state Travel and Tourism Commission, has curated 12 road trips through the Golden State. "Endless sunshine, amazing cities, best-in-class theme parks, incredible natural treasures — no matter what you want to do and se...

Two Years of Free Community College? It’s in the Hopper.

Two years of free community college may soon become a reality for 2.1 million students in California through Assembly Bill 2. The measure is a more aggressive version of 2017's Assembly Bill 19, or the California College Promise. That program dispersed $46 ...
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Newsom Now Says He May Commute Death Sentences

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom not only put a moratorium on executions in California on Wednesday, he said he also may commute death sentences and is pushing to repeal capital punishment. Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to all 737 condem...