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Erosion of beaches will get worse: researchers warn

Erosion of beaches will get worse: researchers warn

Portraying a gloomy picture of the future, the 2015-16 El Niño eroded an unprecedented amount of the West Coast’s beaches across the states of California, Oregon and Washington.

California reports first child death from flu

California reports first child death from flu

California public health officials on Friday reported the first death of a child in this year’s flu season, and warned that it could be a much more relentless flu season than that of last year’s.

New law prohibits minors from buying cough syrup over the counter

New law prohibits minors from buying cough syrup over the counter

Minors will no longer be able to purchase certain cough syrup over the counter as a new law prohibits the sale of medicines containing dextromethorphan to those under 18, authorities have confirmed

California police arrest a man for driving under influence of caffeine

California police arrest a man for driving under influence of caffeine

Officers from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control reportedly took a man under arrest for driving under the influence of caffeine.

Snapchat acquires Israeli AR startup Cimagine Media for an estimated $30-$40M

Snapchat acquires Israeli AR startup Cimagine Media for an estimated $30-$40M

In a Sunday report, financial daily Calcalist News has revealed that California-based ephemeral messaging service Snapchat has quietly acquired Israeli augmented reality (AR) startup Cimagine Media

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