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Drugging our kids: D'Anthony's story -- 1 foster child, 6 psychiatric drugs, 20 homes

One teen's story illustrates a disturbing pattern: When it comes to managing challenging childhoods, California's child welfare system relies on expedient choices that often don't work and resists tough ones that do. 
Out-of-control King Fire hit with record amount of retardant
Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning explosively because of the prolonged drought.

Study finds Moss Landing's DeepWater Desal water cheaper than Cal Am's
An independent review has found the proposed DeepWater Desal project at Moss Landing could deliver drinking water for up to 45 percent cheaper than the California American Water North Marina desal plant. 

Jon Hamm, Kevin Love and Questlove want you to prevent sexual assault
Celebrities back White House 'It's On Us' campaign to stop sexual assault, particularly on college campuses. 

Marin medical marijuana grower offers water conservation tips
After keeping a low profile for more than two years, George Bianchini, founder and CEO of Medi-Cone, a Marin-based collective that grows and sells medical marijuana, invited the public to visit his West Marin home this week for a demonstration on water conservation.  

Hinkley: A town with no future

Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."

California budget crisis

Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.

Special report: High-speed rail

Get the latest news on the project to connect S.F. and L.A. Or see the interactive map and Twitter feed.

Special report: Same-sex marriage

Check out full coverage of the California ruling legalizing gay marriage and the passage of Proposition 8 to reject it.

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.   Full Story
CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.   Full Story
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CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Wilson wasn't about to blame anyone else. He pinned this loss right on himself.   Full Story