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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government, Harry Reid, US Governors

The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Prison population drops, but local jails become overcrowded

Under heavy pressure from federal courts to relieve prison overcrowding, but unwilling – for political reasons – to directly release inmates, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature devised realignment.

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Business Journal

School construction bond is dead for the year

Marion Mix Elementary School is under construction in Elk Grove. A $4.3 billion statewide school construction bond has been shelved for the year with no immediate plans to bring it back.

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Forbes.com

California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water

Look for my upcoming book: The Divided Era and pls follow me on Twitter @tomdelbeccaro.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich, Activism, California High-Speed Rail, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lawmakers target immigrant driver's license scams

Under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year, California will start issuing licenses to immigrants in the U.S. illegally in 2015.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Legislature passes compact for Yreka tribal casino

In December, Gov. Jerry Brown had signed off on a casino with 1,500 slot machines.

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The Fresno Bee

CalPERS committee OKs counting supplemental pay toward public pensions

A key CalPERS committee on Tuesday approved counting nearly 100 types of government-salary supplements toward employees’ pension benefits, including extra money workers earn for temporarily filling higher-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Retirement

The Fresno Bee

AM Alert: California support for Affordable Care Act continues to grow

After what most consider a successful implementation of the law in California, support for the Affordable Care Act among Golden State voters is the highest it's ever been, according to a new Field Poll .

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, US Governors, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid

New Scientist

Inside California's $7.5 billion drought-survival plan

The drought in California is a disaster unfolding in slow motion. The alarm was first sounded earlier this year as snowpack in the state's mountainous areas was far thinner than usual.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, Flood, Oakland, CA

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