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Local & Regional Hearing set for man accused of starting huge wildfire (New) Hearing set for man accused of starting huge wildfire
The man suspected of starting the blaze, meanwhile, was set to be arraigned later in the day on an arson charge. Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, was jailed in El Dorado County on $10 million bail following his arrest on Wednesday.
Local & Regional UC system plan calls for anti-sex abuse effort
Responding to federal pressure, the University of California is planning a system-wide effort to address college sexual assaults that would require educating all students, staff and faculty about the problem, supporting victims and properly training investigators.
Local & Regional PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge says PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge says
California's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. may have violated state rules by negotiating with state regulators earlier this year to have a judge that PG&E preferred appointed to decide one of the utility's rate cases, an administrative judge with the state's public utilities commission said in a notice to PG&E.
Local & Regional California bill increases Hollywood tax credits California bill increases Hollywood tax credits
Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.
Local & Regional Border Patrol agents to test wearing cameras Border Patrol agents to test wearing cameras
The U.S. Border Patrol will begin wearing cameras this year at its training academy, a test to see if the technology should be used in the field to blunt criticism about agents' use of force.