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CA Includes LGBT History in School Curriculum

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
California's public school children, beginning in the second grade, will now be taught the most LGBT-inclusive curriculum in the country due to revisions made by the state's Board of Education.

LGBTs Debate Gun Laws

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
In the midst of ongoing gun violence, California officials are taking a look at the state's gun laws -- while LGBT firearms enthusiasts say additional legislation is unnecessary.

San Jose Bans Travel to NC, MS

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 21
San Jose has joined the list of cities and states banning taxpayer funded travel to North Carolina and Mississippi due to the enactment of anti-LGBT laws in those states.

California Ballot Measure Blamed for Shoplifting Jump

LEGAL | By Don Thompson | May 19
Perry Lutz says his struggle to survive as a small businessman became a lot harder after California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ago.

Data Show Increase in LGBT CA Residents

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 26
With relative frequency in recent years, news outlets have touted how more conservative areas of the U.S. are becoming home to growing populations of LGBT residents.

Optimism Over CA Pot Legalization

NATIONAL | By Sari Staver | Feb 28
With activists coming together behind a single, well-funded proposed 2016 ballot initiative, Californians may soon be able to legally buy and grow weed for recreational use, say industry leaders.

Damage from Sinking Land Costing California Billions

FINANCE | By Scott Smith | Dec 30
Four years of drought and heavy reliance on pumping of groundwater have made the land sink faster than ever up and down California's Central Valley, requiring repairs to infrastructure that experts say are costing billions of dollars.

CA Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Fails

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 26
For the second year in a row an effort to place a transphobic ballot measure before California voters has failed.

Wine Country's Gay Hideaways

By Heather Cassell | Sep 26
It's a revolution with a queer eye that is combining metropolitan chic and authentic wine country aesthetics in a sophisticated way that is truly inspiring the best in Calistoga, the Anderson Valley in Mendocino County, and Guerneville.

AIDS Funding Sought from CA Legal Marijuana Measures

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 5
A San Francisco-based AIDS agency is calling on the proponents of legalizing marijuana use in California to direct a portion of the tax revenues generated by doing so toward HIV, hepatitis C, and other health needs.

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