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No. 7 Vale vs. No. 4 Harrisburg set to square off for 3A title: Preview — No. 7 Vale (11-0) vs. No. 4 Harrisburg (10-2) 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Hermiston High School How they got here Vale Vale's regular season and flaming-hot post season begs a better question: In what scenario wouldn't Vale get here? Vale has been that good, outscoring opponents by an average of 47 points per game.

California's Life Sciences Industry Beats Other States — California's life sciences industry is growing and continues to lead the nation in terms of jobs and revenue. The sector generated $101 billion in revenue in 2013. The economic sector includes firms working with medical devices, drugs, research, and other medical technology. The industry employed more than 270,000 people last year, according to a report released this week.

Double Pay Proposed For California Workers On Major Holidays — A San Diego assemblywoman announced Wednesday that she plans to introduce legislation to require companies to pay double time to employees who have to work on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, said retailers have increasingly encroached on the Thanksgiving holiday with their "Black Friday'' promotions, forcing workers to give up family time in order to keep their jobs.

Beware Of Exploding Turkeys — Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips From Cal Fire Don't leave cooking unattended and keep an eye on what you fry. If you leave the kitchen, turn the burner off. Turn pot handles toward the back of the stove. Someone walking by is less likely to bump them and it prevents a curious child from pulling them over.

San Diego’s Mexican Consulate Pledges Help For Obama’s Immigration Reforms — At an event Monday, the Mexican Consulate in San Diego committed to reach out to those who may be eligible for relief under President Barack Obama's immigration reforms. The President issued executive orders last week allowing immigrants who've lived in the United States for some time, have a clean criminal record and have U.S.

Clean Tech Shines Differently Around California — California's clean technology industry is booming, according to a new report. But different regions have different strengths. Non-partisan think tank Next 10 found San Diego's clean tech economy is a showcase for the development of bio-renewable technologies and micro-grids, which are small, closed systems that produce and use their own power.

Josh Huff, Patrick Chung among Top 7 NFL locals who shined in Week 12: Photos — Take a look at how NFL players with ties to Oregon performed in Week 12.

Ella Donaghu of Grant wins girls BorderClash race; Matthew Maton finishes 2nd: Photos, full results — By on November 23, 2014 1:04 p.m. BEAVERTON -- Ella Donaghu, despite a slip up on the course, made her way to a first-place finish in a time of 15:47 during the 2014 BorderClash in Beaverton at Nike's World Headquarters on Sunday morning.

Harrisburg headed back to state championship game for first time since 1966 after defeating Santiam Christian 21-19: recap — COTTAGE GROVE - Harrisburg (10-3) overcame a 13-point deficit to find its way into the 3A state championship game next weekend, polishing off Santiam Christian (11-1) 21-19 on Saturday at Cottage Grove High School. Coach Scott Phelps huddled his team after the victory and congratulated them, howling "Do you believe?"

Harrisburg faces Santian Christian in 3A semifinals: Open thread — COTTAGE GROVE -- Follow this post for live updates from Cottage Grove as Harrisburg faces Santian Christian in the semifinals.
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Nov 28, 2014

Union workers call for family friendly schedule. Protest outside Walmart in La Mesa.

Nov 26, 2014

RT @npratc: Today is one of the busiest travel days of the year, so you better help us make it one of the most-listened-to shows of the year.

Nov 26, 2014

RT @KPBSnews: San Diego has more than a dozen Death Cafés to discuss death, dying and life.

Nov 24, 2014

Says Mexican government will help with education efforts about the new rules in the US

Nov 24, 2014

Mexican consulate in San Diego says a significant number of people stand to benefit from new immigration rules.

Nov 24, 2014

Mexican officials in San Diego expected to comment on Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @lisasungpark: .@Conserve_CA scientists calibrate #drone before deploying over Staten Island to capture precise counts of birds

Nov 21, 2014

As a recovering Upstate New York resident, I do not miss your snow Syracuse. Where is that darn groundhog?

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