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32 min ago | Whittier Daily News

California bond funds conservancies with unclear water role

In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, a woman and her dog walk along a trail overlooking downtown Los Angeles at the proposed site of the Baldwin Hills Park in the Baldwin Hills section of Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Governors, August, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

3 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

Governor Brown: Sign the Contraceptive Coverage Equity Act for California's Women

This past week, just a few months after the Supreme Court's unjust Hobby Lobby decision, the California legislature moved to progress reproductive justice by passing the Contraceptive Coverage Equity Act.


Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, Medicine, Opinion

7 hrs ago |

Jerry Brown Forces Catholic Colleges to Pay for Abortions

Thanks to a reversal by Governor Jerry Brown's administration, two Catholic universities, Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount, have now been prevented from offering insurance plans for their employees that refused coverage for "elective" abortions and only permitted abortions if the woman's life were in danger or her health could be severely damaged, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health

11 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Mexico's president to visit California next week

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is coming to California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown, less than a month after Brown visited his country.


Related Topix: US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBC New York

Parched California Finds Clever Ways to Save Water

A pond in the South Bay runs dry due to California's severe drought. Californians have found some ingenious ways of coping with the severe water shortage.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors

WFAA-TV Dallas

9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships

Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: California, US Governors, California Government

CBS Local

Gov. Brown Opens Door For State's Doggy Diners

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday said he signed a bill permitting pet dogs at restaurants with outdoor spaces.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dogs, Pets

Stars and Stripes

California pushes shift in military sexual-assault cases

In this undated Navy photo, a volunteer hands out Sexual Assault Prevention and Response ribbons to help spread awareness of sexual assault.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Governors, US Marine Corps

The Campbell Reporter

Gov. Jerry Brown, top lawmakers back legal aid to Central American children

In this Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 photo, a police officer patrols a local market during an anti-drug operation in Managua, Nicaragua.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, Nicaragua, World News, Sacramento, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014


In California, Some Efforts to Toughen Oversight of Assisted Living Falter

Cost concerns may derail efforts by lawmakers and advocates to require more frequent inspections and a swifter response to allegations of abuse and neglect.


Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Auburn, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fact check: Jerry Brown made time for debates before

News clippings from The Sacramento Bee show coverage of debates between Gov. Jerry Brown and Republican Evelle Younger in 1978.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA

Saratoga News

Martins Beach access bill headed to governor

Legislation that could mean greater public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County cleared its final legislative hurdle on Thursday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, US Governors, San Mateo, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA, Watsonville, CA

CBS Local

California To Give Legal Aid To Immigrant Minors

Democratic lawmakers say they will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million to provide legal help for unaccompanied children from Central America.


Related Topix: California Government, California, US Governors

The Fresno Bee

Senate sends Jerry Brown bill on private beach dispute

In this Feb. 10, 2014, file photo, Julie Graves, left, of Albany, Calif., and Chris Adams, second from left, of Berkeley, Calif., hold up signs in support of a beach access bill that Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill introduced near Martin's Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif.


Related Topix: US Governors, Albany, CA, Berkeley, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA


Governor criticizes new-hire pension enhancements

The state pension board on Wednesday approved nearly 100 types of supplemental pay that can be used to boost retirement benefits for newer public employees, one of which drew a strong rebuke from Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Governors, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Menifee 24

EMWD Tightens Water Restrictions With Move into Stage 3a

Menifee got more than its share of rain the last several hours, but that isn't nearly enough to help the overall water supply.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors

The Fresno Bee

Brown administration trying to rewrite state milk regulation

Case van Steyn looks out at some of the 400 cows at his dairy farm in Galt, California, in 2012.


Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Galt, CA, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Brandon Sun

California drought hurts honey production, leaves fewer crops and wildflowers for honeybees

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Los Banos, CA, US Governors


Committee OKs Brown's choice for state librarian

A state Senate committee has approved Gov. Jerry Brown's choice for state librarian, after initial concerns about the appointee's qualifications.


Related Topix: Libraries, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014


California bill would let birth certificates reflect same-sex parents

Birth certificates in California would be changed to more accurately reflect families in which parents are of the same gender under a bill passed by the legislature on Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Gay/Lesbian