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Trump effect keeps CA gun sales lower after Vegas shooting

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| Gun sales in California ticked up but didn't skyrocket in the weeks following the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas. They've been trending down all year.

When will Trump visit California?

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Trump hasn't set foot in the Golden State since taking office, a notable break from the travel patterns of his predecessors. Every president since Jimmy Carter has found time to visit California in his first six months. Every president, that is, except Trump.

Water use rises as everyone forgets the drought

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Now that the pressure's off, can we keep saving water? The answer depends on where you ask the question.

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SF looks to restrict payments to politicians' pet causes

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The San Francisco Ethics Commission is exploring limits on "behested payments," the fundraising practice used by politicians to raise money for pet causes.

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Cops in LA, San Bernardino counties top list of police shootings

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New data from the California Department of Justice, show big differences in the rates of police shootings across the state. Ventura County reported the lowest rate.

Water use ticks up again across California

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Californians are using more water now than in 2015 and 2016, when mandatory measures were in place to conserve water during a five-year drought.

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California police use force at a higher rate against blacks, data shows

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The state collected police shooting and use of force data for the first time — and found black people are shot at or hurt at triple their proportion of the population.

Water use jumps in dry, inland Southern California

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Californians used five percent more water per capita this June than in 2016, when the state was suffering through a fifth year of drought. Gains were higher in some areas of SoCal.

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