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Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?

Jerry Brown

Essential California: Ready or not, Thanksgiving is here

Happy Thanksgiving — unless you are reading this at LAX, where airport officials say most of the popular flights are 95% full. And counting. Here’s what else is going on across California.

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High speed, high costs

Revelations that the California bullet train project might end up well over budget are prompting new questions about the massive but controversial effort. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), chairman of the U.S. House rail...