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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: California Government, California, US Governors

4 hrs ago | 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.

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

7 hrs ago | KFI

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.

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

8 hrs ago | 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.

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

12 hrs ago | 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.

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

16 hrs ago | 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.

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

16 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

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.

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gay/Lesbian

San Jose Mercury News

Drought debate: Homeowner fined for replacing grass with drought-tolerant plants

Immature mint plants planted in a portion of Fran Paxson's front yard in San Ramon, Calif., photographed on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Ramon, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, US Governors

The Campbell Reporter

PG&E Ceo Anthony Earley says utility won't be bankrupted by fines from pipeline explosion

PG&E believes it can withstand expected fines of up to $3.6 billion resulting from the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno without having to file for bankruptcy, the utility's top executive said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, US Governors

The Raw Story

California bill would require listing of parental rights for sperm donors and surrogates

A bill aimed at protecting the parental and adoptive rights of non-traditional families in California was sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday in an effort to close gaps in a state law that have led to at least one high-profile legal case.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Drought has state debating its unregulated pumping

Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California Government, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Agoura Hills, CA

The Fresno Bee

Assembly passes constitutional amendment to suspend lawmaker pay

Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, speaks at a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento on Monday June 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: Montebello, CA, Sacramento, CA, US Governors

The Fresno Bee

Governor passes Mayor Johnsona s a Ice Bucket Challengea to his dog

At least one of the three people Mayor Kevin Johnson dared to take the Ice Bucket Challenge has declined.

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Business Journal

New law requires more representation disclosure by brokers

Commercial real estate brokers will be required to disclose potential conflicts of interest to parties in any deal they handle, due to a bill that takes effect Jan. 1. Commercial real estate brokers will soon be required to disclose potential conflicts of interest to parties in any deal they handle.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Real Estate, Housing

KCRA-TV Sacramento

The Riggs Report: Jerry Brown agrees to debate Neel Kashkari

ENJOY IT. IT WILL NOT LAST. IT IS TIME FOR THE RIGGS REPORT. KEVIN RIGGS IS JOINING US THIS MORNING.

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Hollywood Reporter

All Eyes on Jerry Brown as Hollywood Awaits $1.6B Tax Credit Decision

The $1.6 billion plan to curtail runaway production is headed to California Gov. Jerry Brown .

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Daily Kos

At 76, Jerry Brown Proves the Value of Experience With Passage of Bipartisan California Water Bond

Last Wednesday California Governor, Jerry Brown signed a measure to place a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Vistans go odd & even: mandatory water conservation measures now in effect

A level 2 water supply response has been declared in the City of Vista as the statewide drought worsens, with the possibility of fees being imposed on water bills for those who do not comply.

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

The Fresno Bee

Tahoe summit meets amid concern over lake level

One year after California and Nevada resolved a long-standing feud over development around Lake Tahoe, John Laird, secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, arrived at a summit near the water's edge Tuesday and said "peace is at hand."

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