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Sacramento State escapes with first NCAA Tournament win

Sacramento State cashed in a costly eighth inning error by Arizona State and survived a ninth inning Sun Devil rally to notch the school’s first NCAA Tournament win. Following a booted double play ball with no outs in the bottom... (Continue reading)

SLO Regional scouting: Cory Hahn comes to town

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The most acclaimed player at the first NCAA regional hosted by Cal Poly will not take the field this weekend in San Luis Obispo. The 2010 Mr. Baseball California, Cory Hahn, is a graduated senior at Arizona... (Continue reading)

New Times publishers win $3.7 million abuse of power lawsuit

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted to pay Phoenix New Times publishers $3.7 million for politically motivated actions taken by county officials against the journalists. [azcentral.com] Last week’s settlements bring to at least $17 million the final taxpayer cost of... (Continue reading)

Dennis & Me: Remembering Dennis Farina

OPINION By DAVID CONGALTON Actor Dennis Farina died Monday morning at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 69. Medical reports indicate a blood clot. Genuine, well-deserved praise has splashed across the Internet in honor of this former... (Continue reading)

High Court snuffs Arizona voter-ID law

An Arizona voter-approved law requiring people desiring to vote t0 prove they are U.S. citizens was struck down Monday morning by the U.S. Supreme Court. (The Blaze) The so-called voter-ID law in Arizona was the biggest test to date of... (Continue reading)

Valley Fever cases drop in SLO County

Cases of Valley Fever in San Luis Obispo County have dropped from 225 cases in 2011 to 163 cases in 2012. For the past few years, cases of the disease have been on the increase with 87 reported in 2009... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria CEO dies in Arizona shooting

The chief executive officer of a Santa Maria telecommunications company died in a shooting Wednesday in an Arizona office building. [KCOY] Steven Singer, 48, was the CEO of Santa Maria based Fusion Contact Centers. A 70-year-old shooter wounded two other... (Continue reading)

Plans afoot for nonprofit campaign transparency

Two California senators are seeking to require more disclosure of nonprofit campaign contributions in the aftermath of a political campaign marked by secret, out-of-state infusions of huge amounts of cash. (Sacramento Bee) Democratic Sens. Ted Lieu and Leland Lee said... (Continue reading)

Shadowy right-wing contributor unmasked

A national conservative group has been identified as the source of a heretofore anonymous last-minute contribution of $11 million infused into two California initiative campaigns. (Sacramento Bee) Compliance from Americans for Job Security of Nevada came only after a rare... (Continue reading)

Illegal youths may get driver’s licenses

California and Arizona are the first two states to decide if youthful illegal immigrants should be able to acquire driver’s licenses when the Obama administration grants their work permits. Arizona said no, California, yes. (San Jose Mercury News) The California... (Continue reading)



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