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Music is on the agenda this weekend in Oakland, where thousands of indie music fans will gather for the annual Burger Bugaloo. But the garage rock festival was concieved 400 miles away — in a drab Orange County strip mall. That may seem an unlikely headquarters for a fast rising cultural tastemaker. But as the California Report's Los Angeles bureau chief Steven Cuevas reports, it fits right into the vision of the ambitious founders of Burger Records.

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Electricity Prices Going Up? Consumers and Solar Companies Say No. For Some California Cities, Drought and Budgets Mean No Fireworks This Fourth. Big Name Latinos Enlisted Over Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill. Postal Service "Such Great Heights" from the album Give Up (Sub Pop).

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California's New Vaccine Bill Stokes Opposition. L.A. Apparel Manufacturers Object to Trade Deal. The Field "Looping State of Mind" from the album Looping State of Mind (Kompakt).

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Supreme Court Upholds Use of Lethal Injection. Will L.A.'s New Minimum Wage Benefit Undocumented Workers?. Ratatat, "Abrasive," from the album Magnifique (XL Recordings).

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LAUSD Superintendent Stepping Down Early. Vital Signs: Entre Hombres. End Music.

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If you think your water cutbacks are tough, try farming without any irrigation besides rainwater. Actually, lots of crops are dry-farmed across the state. We meet Jutta Thoerner, who dry farms walnuts outside of Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County, and she?s an outspoken advocate of the practice.

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Calif. Assembly Votes to End Personal Belief Exemption for Vaccines. State Lawmakers to Hold Hearing on Santa Barbara Oil Spill. Almond Board to Invest in Drought-Smart Technologies. Share Your Summer Road Trip Stories. End Music.

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Former Janitors Go Undercover to Clean Up Abuses. End Music.

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What's the Government Doing to Prevent Janitors From Getting Raped?. End Music.

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Working Alone, at Night, Janitors Risk Sexual Violence. End Music.

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