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San Bernardino community comes together to mourn in wake of school shooting
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San Bernardino community comes together to mourn in wake of school shooting

Betty Rodriguez leans against her granddaughter Giselle Rodriguez, 11, both from San Bernardino, during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the North Park Elementary School shootings Monday April 10, 2017 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in San …

Essential California: Horror at a San Bernardino school: ‘He just shot everywhere’
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Essential California: Horror at a San Bernardino school: ‘He just shot everywhere’

Parents wait to be reunited with their children at Cajon High School after a school shooting at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s …

Canadian patients, advocates speak out about illegal doctor double-billing
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Canadian patients, advocates speak out about illegal doctor double-billing

Canadian patients and public-health-care advocates are coming forward with more stories of double-dipping by doctors who work in the public system but also charge some patients extra fees for quicker access to medical care. (Saklakova/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

They are speaking out …

Donald Trump ‘Impeachment’? High School Class President Disqualified For Possibly ‘Channeling’ Trump
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Donald Trump ‘Impeachment’? High School Class President Disqualified For Possibly ‘Channeling’ Trump

A Vero Beach, Florida, high school student elected class president was disqualified after the fact and given a detention for a brief, satirical speech that mentioned building a wall.

In remarks during AP history class, which he described as completely …

Brad Pitt Moves On With Sienna Miller? Spotted ‘Cozy’ At Private Dinner For ‘The Lost City Of Z’
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Brad Pitt Moves On With Sienna Miller? Spotted ‘Cozy’ At Private Dinner For ‘The Lost City Of Z’

Brad Pitt might be returning to the dating scene sooner than expected this time, with The Lost City Of Z star, Sienna Miller. Recent reports claim that the two were spotted getting “cozy” with each other during a private dinner …

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Dawes adds additional dates to An Evening With Dawes tour

Los Angeles-based Folk-rock band Dawes’ current An Evening with Dawes tour has been going pretty well. So well, in fact, that the group recently added seven addition dates to the tour that will fall in between the end of July …

Some advice for disillusioned EPA scientists: ‘Don’t quit, fight’
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Some advice for disillusioned EPA scientists: ‘Don’t quit, fight’

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks in Washington on Feb. 21. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

To the editor: I echo the advice given to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees disillusioned by working in the Trump administration: …

Divorcing? Follow These Steps to Find the Right Divorce Lawyer for You
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Divorcing? Follow These Steps to Find the Right Divorce Lawyer for You

The misconception about divorce lawyers

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Many people entering a divorce are under the false assumption that their divorce lawyer is the leader in dissolving their marriage. (These are the signs you may be headed for a divorce.) In reality, …

Turia Pitt prepares for her hardest marathon, being pregnant
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Turia Pitt prepares for her hardest marathon, being pregnant

TURIA Pitt won Australia’s heart with her miraculous recovery after being burned in a bushfire during a 100km ultra marathon.

Now she has revealed her next exciting chapter in life – she’s expecting her first child with fiancé Michael Hoskin.…

This is where the US government will hide during a nuclear war
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This is where the US government will hide during a nuclear war

Constructed during the Cold War period in 1958, NORAD (North American Aerospace Command) was responsible for external air, missile and space defence. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)

MAYBE Doomsday preppers aren’t so crazy after all.

As nuclear threats loom from …