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  • Caroljean Reiser found her husbands uncashed check 22 years later
  • 7 On Your Side investigates if you can cash a paycheck that is over 20 years old.
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  • Ellis act demonstrators.
  • Hundreds of San Franciscans affected by rising rents and Ellis Act evictions are rallying at the State Capitol Tuesday.
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  • Big special interest groups -- including labor unions -- made up the bulk of the donations to support Prop. 28.
  • California lawmakers are starting this work week with a pay raise.
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  • California lawmakers will be getting a boost in pay, but not everyone will be taking home more money.
  • California lawmakers will be getting a boost in pay, but not everyone will be taking home more money.
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  • limousine parked inside
  • There are some limousine businesses who are unhappy with the new safety bill Gov. Brown signed into law.
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  • State Republicans try to pass bill preventing BART strike
  • Late Wednesday a group of Republican lawmakers urged the governor to call a special session to prevent a BART strike.
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  • Undocumented immigrants on the street
  • California could soon become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver's license.
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  • minimum wage worker
  • California's minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Brown.
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  • Calif. domestic workers
  • Employers would have to temporarily pay overtime to domestic workers under a bill approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
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  • California condor
  • At the state capitol on Tuesday there was a contentious debate over whether or not to require hunters to use non-lead bullets.
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  • California condor
  • At the state capitol on Tuesday there was a contentious debate over whether or not to require hunters to use non-lead bullets.
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  • Gov. Brown and the four leaders of California's Legislature reached a compromise on reducing the state's prison population.
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  • Lisa Bautistas grandmother
  • If you have a sick relative, the law might be about to change dramatically to allow you more time to care for them.
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  • Lisa Bautistas grandmother
  • If you have a sick relative, the law might be about to change dramatically to allow you more time to care for them.
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  • HOV lane sticker
  • Electric car owners can keep using the carpool lane, even when driving alone for a few more years.
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  • HOV lane sticker
  • Electric car owners can keep using the carpool lane, even when driving alone for a few more years.
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  • Fatal limo fire on San Mateo Bridge
  • A bill aimed at making limousines safer faces a critical vote before a State Assembly committee.
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  • Lawmakers in Sacramento are trying to outlaw scams that promise legalization for a price.
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  • Billboards near the California-Mexico border
  • Lawmakers in Sacramento are trying to outlaw scams that promise legalization for a price.
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  • Actress Halle Barry.
  • Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner urged California lawmakers to support legislation for protection against paparazzi.
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  • Actress Halle Barry.
  • Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner urged California lawmakers to support legislation for protection against paparazzi.
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  • AMBER Alert on cellphone
  • California lawmakers are taking a look at the technology used in a recent AMBER Alert that was sent to people's cellphones.
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  • AMBER Alert on cellphone
  • California lawmakers are taking a look at the technology used in a recent AMBER Alert that was sent to people's cellphones.
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  • Actor Jason Patric in Sacramento for legal fight over parental rights for sperm donors
  • An unusual battle is developing in the state capitol as a Hollywood father fights for parental rights.
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  • Actor Jason Patric in Sacramento for legal fight over parental rights for sperm donors
  • An unusual battle is developing in the state capitol as a Hollywood father fights for parental rights.
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  • people fishing in California
  • Assembly Speaker said he sees strong legislative interest for a bond package to pay for water infrastructure projects across California.
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  • Californias high speed rail
  • Calif. high-speed rail officials seeking to reassure the public about safety in the wake of deadly European train crashes this summer.
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  • Pressure mounts for $2 per pack tax on cigarettes
  • Health groups are ramping up their pressure on state lawmakers for a $2-per-pack cigarette tax in California.
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  • California Employment Development Department office
  • Gov. Brown wants to fix the state's unemployment insurance program and he wants state's employers to foot the bill.
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  • Pressure mounts for $2 per pack tax on cigarettes
  • Health groups are ramping up their pressure on state lawmakers for a $2-per-pack cigarette tax in California.
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  • There was some emotional testimony at the State Capitol from a woman who lost loved ones in a crash.
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  • There was some emotional testimony at the State Capitol from a woman who lost loved ones in a crash.
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  • Actress Halle Berry testified in favor of legislation that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities.
  • Actress Halle Berry testified in favor of legislation that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities.
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  • Actress Halle Berry testified in favor of legislation that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities.
  • Actress Halle Berry testified in favor of legislation that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities.
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  • Gov. Jerry Brown discusses the budget compromise reached with Democratic leaders, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento left, and Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, right, during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif.
  • The California Legislature on Saturday approved a budget bill expanding Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income residents.
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  • Demonstrators fighting for the release of 12 prisoners have nearly completed a 700-mile protest march.
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  • California State Capitol.
  • The FBI has raided state Sen. Ron Calderon's two offices in Sacramento.
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  • The state assembly has approved a measure allowing illegal immigrants to get a driver's license.
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  • empty room with a bed
  • Lawmakers weigh in after relatives get charged rent after a loved one has died in an assisted care facility.
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  • empty room with a bed
  • Lawmakers weigh in after relatives get charged rent after a loved one has died in an assisted care facility.
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  • California oil dirlling
  • A state senator has proposed taxing oil companies for the oil they extract in California and using the money to fund education.
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  • California oil dirlling
  • A state senator has proposed taxing oil companies for the oil they extract in California and using the money to fund education.
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  • State committee looks to tighten gun control
  • There were emotional stories told about impact of gun violence in today's California Senate Public Safety committee hearing.
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  • State committee looks to tighten gun control
  • There were emotional personal stories told about gun violence in the state Senate Public Safety committee hearing.
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  • out-of-state professional athletes
  • California lawmakers are trying to close a loophole out-of-state athletes are using to receive big settlements.
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  • bullets
  • The Assembly Public Safety Committee approved what's called the "Bulletproofing Communities" bill which aims for tighter controls of ammunition.
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  • The floor of the California State Assembly
  • State lawmakers are in the process of amending an old rape law that dates back 140 years.
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  • East Palo Alto residents are eager to see work begin on long-term plans for protecting their homes.
  • Governor Jerry Brown has issued an emergency proclamation to help San Mateo County with flood damage.
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  • The floor of the California State Assembly
  • State lawmakers are in the process of amending an old rape law that dates back 140 years.
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  • Sutters Fort, California Parks
  • A new audit confirms California park bureaucrats knew a budget surplus were deliberately unreported for years.
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