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Breaking California into six states? L.A. not sold on idea
Breaking California into six states? L.A. not sold on idea

Charlie Macon sat outside the Central Farmer's Market in downtown Los Angeles when he heard the proposal: Split California into six states? "Why would anyone want to do that?" the 82-year-old Torrance resident said. "And would I like it? I don't know ... I probably won't be around to see it happen anyway." Menlo Park venture capitalist Timothy Draper said Tuesday that his proposed voter initiative to break California into six states has enough support to qualify for the 2016 ballot. He submitted to election officials the first batch of what he said will be 1.3 million petition signatures -- more than enough for the measure to qualify as a statewide...

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