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First, the Pandemic. Now, Inflation. Double-Whammy Tests Valley Food Bank.

These days, the cost of everything is up, and the Central California Food Bank — like many across the country — is struggling to keep up with demand as more low-income families turn to them for assistance. Kym Dildine, who is the local food bank's co-CEO, says she expects more...

Newsom Calls for Attorney General Probe of California's High Gas Prices

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon. Name brand retailers — including 76, Chevron and Shell...

$9 For Gallon of Gas in California? Don't Believe It.

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: CLAIM: Regular gas costs $9.40 a gallon in...