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1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke new FPPC chair

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Jodi Remke , presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, chairwoman of the state's Fair Political Practices Commission, his office announced Wednesday.

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2 hrs ago | The Nation

Students Mark Anniversary of BP Disaster With a Human Oil Spill

A human oil spill spread across Dwinelle Plaza on Monday - a silent demonstration against fracking that is the first in a series of events to kick-start Earth Week 2014.

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7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

As we see it: Fear the worst for drought-dry fire season

It's not too early. In fact, it might be late. The peak fire season for California may not have officially started, but a calendar date isn't fooling fire officials.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Monterey County, CA, Big Sur, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, US Governors, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Earth Day

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, April 22, 2014 as "Earth Day" in the State of California.

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15 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

Coalition opposes all proposals to expand California jails and prisons

This week members of Californians United for a Responsible Budget , advocates and activists representing diverse communities are attending the Senate Public Safety and Assembly Budget Committee hearings in Sacramento to speak out against billions in funding for new prison and jail expansion.

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19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Tesla plan for San Joaquin Valley likely not a big one

Tesla Motors Inc. is opening a factory in the San Joaquin Valley, but it's almost certainly not the 6,500-job battery plant that's being coveted by governors and community leaders in California and other states.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Calif. Gubernatorial GOP Candidate Kashkari Releases Education Policy Overview

Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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The Press-Enterprise

CHINO: Governor overturns parole for elderly wife-killer

At age 71, convicted wife-killer Samuel Dubyak's 27-year string of hard luck continues: Gov. Jerry Brown has overturned the state parole board's recommendation to release the former Chino resident.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Walters: State Bar trying again to expand enforcement powers

The State Bar is something of an odd duck – a quasi-private, quasi-public entity that simultaneously regulates the legal profession and acts as a trade association and political advocate for lawyers.

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Press-Telegram

On fracking, cana t California get half a loaf? Thomas Elias

When a city like Carson, home to one large oil refinery and next-door neighbor to another, hard by the junction of two major freeways and site of both a Cal State campus and a Major League Soccer stadium, slaps a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing because of environmental questions, you know fracking of California's vast oil and gas reserves is no ... (more)

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The Fresno Bee

Kashkari proposes to shake up California school system

He was chided by a station producer and apologized. Neel Kashkari, a Republican candidate for governor, will release an education plan Tuesday that would send more money to individual public schools instead of districts, give campuses flexibility like their charter counterparts and provide free college tuition to some students in exchange for a ... (more)

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Holtville Tribune

Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring John Muir Day

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Monday, April 21, 2014 as "John Muir Day" in the State of California.

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The Fresno Bee

Kashkari proposes to shake up California school system

He was chided by a station producer and apologized. Neel Kashkari, a Republican candidate for governor, will release an education plan Tuesday that would send more money to individual public schools instead of districts, give campuses flexibility like their charter counterparts and provide free college tuition to some students in exchange for a ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Tim Donnelly, candidate for California Governor, sees states rights...

As Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Hesperia sees it, a war is brewing between the federal government and advocates of states rights.

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Indybay.org

Brown celebrates John Muir Day as he pushes twin tunnels and fracking

The construction of the twin tunnels will only spread the carnage of fish that takes place daily at the Delta pumps from the South Delta to the Sacramento River, the main migratory path for chinook salmon, steelhead, striped bass, American shad and other fish.

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The Jewish Journal

One God, one vote

Mr. Smiley and I are neighbors in California's 26th State Senate District, which includes coastal Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills and Hollywood.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

On fracking, cana t California get half a loaf? Thomas Elias

When a city like Carson, home to one large oil refinery and next-door neighbor to another, hard by the junction of two major freeways and site of both a Cal State campus and a Major League Soccer stadium, slaps a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing because of environmental questions, you know fracking of California's vast oil and gas reserves is no ... (more)

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: AM Alert: Is realignment working?

Welcome back from legislative spring break, everybody! Returning lawmakers will be delving right back in to a contentious policy issue during a daylong hearing on prison realignment.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Editorial: Transfer degree offers students big advantages

When California's master plan for higher education was spawned more than a half century ago it was not just innovative legislation but also a social compact establishing primacy of higher education in the Golden State.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lawmakers face hundreds of bills, special session

Among the bills under consideration are several that try to protect health or the environment by banning cigarette sales online, microbeads in cosmetics, mislabeled seafood and unprotected sex in adult films.

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