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Governor signs bill to ban most elephant ivory sales

Assembly Bill 96, by Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, will make it illegal after July 1 for anyone to sell nearly any kind of elephant ivory or rhino horn in California.

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Ale aboard! It's Santa Cruz's beer-sipping Brew Cruz

This clever Santa Cruz tour takes you aboard Betty Jane, a renovated vintage bus, to cruise to three local breweries and brewpubs. 
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Kawakami: Del Rio, Raiders don't overreact to defeat

Coach Jack Del Rio stayed calm after the Oakland Raiders lost a game most expected them to win against the Chicago Bears  
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Die-hard wrestling fans get into the ring

Members the Underground Wrestling Alliance, who have held bloody amateur bouts in an East San Jose backyard for years, say brotherhood and pleasing fans is at the core of their painful pastime.