Connecting the Dots

10:45am

Mon April 23, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 23, 2012

A new study funded by the state’s Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program has found that tobacco companies systematically market towards low-income and African American youth. Although the state has the second-lowest smoking rate in the country, tobacco usage among African Americans is 3-6% higher than the statewide average...

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2:06pm

Wed April 18, 2012
Politics

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A proposed major change in the regulations over medical cannabis was moved to the State Assembly's Public Safety Committee yesterday, over objections from cities and law enforcement agencies. "The point of regulation is to bring these activities above board to guarantee safe and effective access, with clear rules for those involved in the industry, said Committee Chair Tom Ammiano of San Francisco...

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12:02pm

Wed April 18, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Californians applying to a UC may want to line up a safety school. Not only has Berkeley's admission rate hit a record low; some California residents may be 'squeezed out' with the UC's accepting more out-of-state students, who pay nearly three times the tuition that Californians do...

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3:24pm

Mon April 16, 2012
afternoon news roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, April 16, 2012

Silicon Valley technology companies Oracle and Google will face off in a legal showdown on Monday. Oracle charges that Google’s Android mobile phone technology infringes on its patents...

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10:58am

Mon April 16, 2012
morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 16, 2012

The city of Pleasant Hill is launching a small business assistance pilot program that will grant $37,500 to small businesses that generate sales tax revenue for the city…

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