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1 hr ago | Reuters

California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents.


Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Transgender

5 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

California Legislature passes a yes means yesa sexual consent bill

State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.


Related Topix: California, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.


Related Topix: California, US Governors

9 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Stanford law professor Cuellar confirmed to California Supreme Court

Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar on Thursday breezed through to confirmation to the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino and another academic to a court undergoing a dramatic transformation.


Related Topix: US Governors

14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Gov. Jerry Brown calls for mention of 'significance' of Obama's election in California textbooks

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City.


Related Topix: US Governors, World News, Mexico, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, African-American

18 hrs ago | KRON 4

Legislature Says No to "Gay Panic" Defense

Defendants could not escape murder charges by claiming they panicked when they discovered someone was gay or transgender under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Governors

22 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Gov. Jerry Brown announces support for $330-million film tax credit bill

Dramatically boosting California's film tax credit program, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday a plan to triple the pot of money for entertainment companies that shoot in the Golden State.


Related Topix: US Governors, California, California Government, Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: Schwarzenegger will be back to unveil Capitol portrait Sept. 8

California community colleges will attempt to increase degree completion and transfers by nearly a quarter of a million students over the next decade.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Sacramento, CA, US News

Vallejo Times-Herald

Medi-Cal asset seizure bill heads to Gov. Jerry Brown for consideration

After passing the state Senate and Assembly unanimously this week, a bill limiting California's seizure of assets from the estates of Medi-Cal recipients is headed toward Gov. Jerry Brown's desk.


Related Topix: US Governors, California, Folk, Assembly, Healthcare Law, Law, El Cerrito, CA, Medicaid, Health

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

California would triple tax breaks for film produc...

California will triple its tax breaks for entertainment companies doing business in the state, the latest effort to stem a tide of runaway production that has cost billions in revenue in Hollywood's home state under a deal announced on Wednesday.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown warns of 'much bigger' future earthquake

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at the 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, near South Lake Tahoe, Calif.


Related Topix: Earthquake, US Governors, Natural Disasters, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Napa County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Porn Star Holds Sex Marathon to Pay for Breast Implants

Porn Star Holds Sex Marathon to Pay for Breast Implants: A Quebec porn star has agreed to host a "sex marathon" with 25 men in order to pay for her new breast implants.


Related Topix: California Government, California, US Governors


Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Law in California; Will Other States Follow?

The legislation, approved by the California Assembly earlier this month, was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Swearengin: a Still evaluatinga candidates for governor

In a lunchtime appearance at the Sacramento Press Club, Swearengin said she had no idea that Kashkari had been in her city until shortly before his campaign released a documentary on his experience as proof that Gov. Jerry Brown has exaggerated the state's economic recovery.


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

The Fresno Bee

Viewpoints: We hate government, but should give it credit in Napa earthquake

Despite what happened during Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake in the Napa Valley, we should also take a step back to look at what didn't happen – and the part that government played in limiting the destruction and confusion.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

WBAY-TV Green Bay

3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

A 5-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia classroom suffered severe physical injuries from a sexual assault that required surgery, a doctor testified Tuesday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Governors, Gaston, OR

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Patrick Mulvaney's menu for the President of Mexico

Sacramento's abuzz today with a visit from Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto .


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Jerry Brown And Mexican President Pena Nieto Declare Solidarity Against Americans

Governor Jerry Brown honored visiting Mexican President Pena Nieto during the latter's visit to California.


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The Best Reporting on California's Drought

After a decade of relatively little rain, California is facing its third year of debilitating drought, and 2014 may be the driest in 500 years.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Nanaimo Daily News

Napa earthquake hastens calls for early-warning system as wine capital works to recover

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Wine, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, California, US Governors