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Local & Regional California agencies at odds over counting new crimes
California's attorney general has released a statewide definition of recidivism — a term used for ex-cons who commit new crimes — that conflicts with one being developed by a corrections-related board overseen by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Local & Regional Kern official on more Ebola: 'figure out where we need to plan' Kern official on more Ebola: 'figure out where we need to plan' (Video)
Kern's Public Health Officer says she won't be surprised if guidelines change, now that a second Dallas hospital worker has been confirmed with Ebola. Local health officials and facilities are watching what federal authorities may decide, and getting ready for any possible case of the deadly virus.
Local & Regional California reviewing Ebola detection, procedures
State Health Officer Ron Chapman said Wednesday that the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown has assembled a team to monitor the situation after two Texas nurses tested positive for the virus while caring for an Ebola patient.