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Solar cells sit in the sun at the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm in Desert Center, Calif. The people who run California's electric grid expect the solar power output to be cut roughly in half during the eclipse. Marcus Yam/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power

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Uncertainty Over Obamacare Leaves Next Year's Rates In Limbo

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The Detwiler Fire burns in the hills above Mariposa on Tuesday. It has burned more than 45,000 acres and is just 7 percent contained, as of Wednesday morning local time. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Proponents of the emerging pot-for-pleasure industry want to grab a share of the nearly $2 billion tourism business in Sonoma County with events like dinners that incorporate marijuana. Courtesy of Sonoma Cannabis Company/Kristen Jeanne hide caption

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Pairing Wine And Weed: Is It A California Dream Or Nightmare?

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Greta Elliott, who manages a health clinic in Canby, Calif., says she didn't buy health insurance for herself because she thinks it's too expensive. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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In A Conservative Corner Of California, A Push To Preserve Obamacare

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Robots move racks of merchandise at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif. When a robot finds its storage unit, it glides underneath, lifts it up and then delivers it to a worker. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Retail Boom Means More Warehouse Workers, And Robots To Accompany Them

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John Minor (center) in December 2014, surrounded by his family — Jackie Minor (left), Soren Johnson, John Minor, Sherry Minor, Skyelyn Johnson and Valerie Minor Johnson — in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Kimberly Sienkiewicz/Courtesy of the Minor family hide caption

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Aid-In-Dying Requires More Than Just A Law, Californians Find

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A weekend landslide has reshaped the California coastline and closed a section of scenic Highway 1 near Big Sur. Monterey County Sheriff's Office/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A bill in California that would remove a ban on members of the Communist Party working in state government was sponsored by Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, seen here in 2016. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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(Left) A close-up view of a spirally fractured mastodon femur. (Right) A boulder discovered at the Cerutti Mastodon site in San Diego County thought to have been used by early humans as a hammerstone. Tom Démeré/San Diego Natural History Museum hide caption

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New Evidence Suggests Humans Arrived In The Americas Far Earlier Than Thought

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Winter rains have eased the drought in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area northwest of Los Angeles. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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With Drought Emergency Over, Californians Debate Lifting Water Restrictions

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The levees below the Oroville Dam were damaged by heavy floodwaters this winter and many need repairs. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Where Levees Fail In California, Nature Can Step In To Nurture Rivers

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David Robert Daleiden (right) leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston. California prosecutors say two anti-abortion rights activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the charges Tuesday. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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