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Rise Above Movement members wearing their skeleton masks pull away a counterprotester's flag at a Patriots Day rally last April in Berkeley, Calif. Four RAM members were arrested for violence at the rally and a string of others. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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A house being rebuilt in Sonoma County where the Tubbs fire burned last year. The Tubbs fire was the most destructive fire in California history, destroying more than 5,000 structures. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Getting Back What You Lost — Rebuilding In A Wildfire Zone

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State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson addressed the California state Senate in August on a measure requiring at least one female director on corporate boards of publicly traded companies based in the state. On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Jackson's bill. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla is launching the first statewide effort to combat election-related disinformation. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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California Launches New Effort To Fight Election Disinformation

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Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley have been arrested and charged with rape and assault. Authorities say there may be hundreds of victims based on the video footage they have examined. Orange County District Attorney's Office hide caption

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Solar panels are mounted on the roof of the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 5. The state's governor has signed a landmark bill setting a goal of 100 percent clean energy for the state's electrical needs, by the year 2045. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Firefighters work on the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire on Aug. 7. On Thursday Cal Fire asked state lawmakers for an additional $234 million in funding to continue battling wildfires through the end of the year. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Gov. Jerry Brown holds a copy of a bill to end bail he signed Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Sacramento, Calif. The bill, co-authored by state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, third from right, and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, right, makes California the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. It goes into effect in October 2019. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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California's legislature passed a bill Wednesday that would require officials to review all marijuana-related convictions from 1975 until 2016, when pot was legalized in the state. Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A fire helicopter takes off through smoke rising to make a drop on active fires in Yosemite National Park last week after the park reopened following a three-week closure. Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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This still frame from a video released earlier this week by Cal Fire shows the "fire tornado" forming over Lake Keswick Estates near Redding, Calif., on July 26. Cal Fire via AP hide caption

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