Sarah Wire

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Unemployment benefits are set to expire in about two weeks for millions of people still out of work because of coronavirus.

California’s EDD remains susceptible to fraud, as more federal COVID relief is on the horizon

Unemployment benefits are set to expire in about two weeks for millions of people still out of work because of coronavirus.

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We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader.

California’s growing clout in Washington

We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader.

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San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on Tuesday.

California Congressman and wife indicted on scores of campaign finance charges

San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on Tuesday.

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