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More emergency water releases for Klamath salmon

(AP) — For the second time this year, federal officials are releasing additional water from a Northern California reservoir to combat a parasite that threatens to kill thousands of salmon in the drought-parched Klamath River.

Wells Fargo pays $290,000 in sex harassment case

(AP) — Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a same-sex sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Things to know about California groundwater law

(AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday that will require the first-ever rules for pumping groundwater in California. Why lawmakers and the governor acted, and what the new laws mean:

Anthem, hospitals join to offer new insurance plan

(AP) — Insurer Anthem Blue Cross is joining with several prominent Southern California hospitals to offer a new type of insurance plan it promises will provide high-quality care at affordable prices.

Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lending 


(AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme."

German court lifts injunction banning Uber

(AP) — A court in Germany has lifted an emergency injunction that banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating anywhere in the country.

Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

(AP) — For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads.

Racing wildfire engulfs homes in Siskiyou Co.

(AP) — Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.

PG&E officials leave posts over improper emails

(AP) — Emails showing California regulators and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. appearing to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases led the state's top regulator to remove himself from two PG&E cases and four senior officials on both sides to resign.

Court: Tesla Motors can sell directly to buyers

(AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers.