Bernie Sanders Lends Support to Striking University Employees

University of California research and technical employees got a boost from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday when he joined them at a rally in Los Angeles over stalled contract negotiations as union members call for better wages and a reduction in outsourcing.

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Southern California ‘Super Bloom’ Draws Crowds, Chaos

Over the last few weeks, thousands of wildflower enthusiasts have descended on a small Southern California town to experience the “Super Bloom” of California poppies and other wildflowers brought on by a very wet winter. But the chaos of managing the crowds caused the city to temporarily close access to the hills to the public Sunday.

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California Lawmaker Introduces ‘Sunshine Week’ Transparency Bills

It was a tale of two San Diegos this week as a state assemblyman Thursday introduced two bills aimed at increasing government transparency following the public backlash which led a state senator earlier in the week to kill a bill he’d written with the city attorney which would have made it harder to recover attorney’s fees under the California Public Records Act.

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