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California cigarette tax increase goes into effect

California cigarette tax increase goes into effect

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under News

The new tax increase on tobacco products went into effect on Saturday, April 1.   This measure was part of California’s Proposition 56, approved by voters on Nov. 8, 2016.  The proposition won among voters by almost a 30 percent margin. In 2016, the tobacco tax amounted to 87 cents per pack of t...

Tsunami warning in effect for California

Tsunami warning in effect for California

March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus

[San Mateo County Community Alert System] A strong earthquake has struck the Pacific Ocean and a Tsunami Warning is now in effect for California. These dangerous waves or tidal surges are expected to reach the San Mateo County between 7:30 and 8:00 AM Pacific Standard/Daylight Time. Tsunami waves ma...

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