Stockton Unified School District Police Officer Myra Franco and Chief Jim West patrol 50 schools in California's Central Valley region. One of the campuses was the site of a 1989 shooting massacre. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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How To Be The Good Guy With A Gun At School

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Rove Tells Calif. GOP To 'Get Back In The Game'

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Oakland To Issue IDs That Double As Debit Cards

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Stanford Tops College Fundraising List

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Oakland Officials Confounded By Surge In Violent Crime

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After Years Of Huge Deficits, California Starts To See A Fiscal Turnaround

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Demand High At San Francisco Firearms Show As Nation Mulls Gun Control

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New Logo At University Of California Causes Uproar

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Meng So, coordinator of the University of California, Berkeley's Undocumented Student Program, says students he helps are from low-income families with no experience navigating a university such as Berkeley. So calls undocumented students "underground undergrads." Carol Ness/UC Berkeley hide caption

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Berkeley Receives $1M For Undocumented Students

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School District Owes $1 Billion On $100 Million Loan

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California Learns From Hurricane Sandy In Northeast

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BBQ Support: Feeding Fellow Americans After Sandy

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New York's Financial Center Hard Hit By Sandy

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Democrat Ami Bera is challenging Lungren. Bera ran against Lungren in 2004 and lost, but since the district was redrawn, the race has become competitive. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Race For Redrawn Calif. District Is Tight And Pricey

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Calif. Death Penalty Opposition Focuses On Economy

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