Devan Schwartz

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The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are this Sunday. Filmmakers worldwide have been traveling to the U.S. to promote their works and hit the awards circuit.

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Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

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In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…

California mayors want a community takeover of PG&E

In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…

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