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Policies for posting minors’ information online

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris urges parents, coaches and officials for youth sports to develop protective policies related to minors’ personal information, particularly for information posted online.

Harris also announced that after an inquiry from her office, GameChanger, a popular sports statistics website, has updated its privacy policy and practices to better protect minors. The action comes as an increasing amount of information about minors appears online, often without adult consent. ...
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Pawnbroker Law

Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law AB 391, a bill authored by Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) that will create a statewide partnership to build an online reporting system allowing law enforcement, pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers to work together to follow items sold or used as collateral. The California Pawnbrokers Association (CAPA), in cooperation with various state and local law enforcement agencies, acknowledges the legislative accomplishment of Assemblyman Pan for working to make AB 391 law.

AB 391 mandates that the single Online Statewide Digital Database be funded through pawnbroker and secondhand dealer licensing fees. ...
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Landscape vandalism

The City of Fremont has recently experienced a rise in vandalism to our landscape areas along City streets, resulting in irrigation damage in our medians and right-of-way areas. Medians are the dividing area between opposing lanes of traffic in the middle of the street and the right-of-way areas are along the side of the road.
If you see anyone in the medians or someone acting suspiciously in the right-of-way areas before 7:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m., please contact the Fremont Police Department’s non-emergency number at 790-6800 and select option 3. No one should be in our medians during those hours. ...
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Governor urges action to

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has directed the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to take emergency steps to increase the state's gasoline supply and bring down fuel prices. 
The Governor directed the board to immediately allow oil refineries to make an early transition to winter-blend gasoline. Winter-blend gasoline typically isn't sold until after October 31. 
"Gas prices in California have risen to their highest levels ever, with unacceptable cost impacts on consumers and small businesses," said Governor Brown. ...
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With flu season fast approaching, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, today urges Californians to get vaccinated against the flu.
“The flu is much more serious than the common cold and has the potential of causing serious illness and death,” said Chapman.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza and related complications are the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, associated with up to 49,000 deaths and over 200,000 hospitalizations each year in the U.S. ...
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