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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 .


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, US Governors


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.


Related Topix: US Governors, California


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

IPod Observer

California Gov. Signs Smartphone Kill-Switch Requirement into Law

California governor Jerry Brown signed SB-962 into law on Monday. The law requires all smartphones made on or after July 1st, 2015, to come with a kill-switch that will make the device unusable in the event it is lost or stolen.


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Vallejo Times-Herald

Brown signs cell-phone 'kill switch' bill into law

Smartphones sold in California will have to have "kill switches" to disable stolen devices, under a first-in-the-nation law signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, California, US Governors, Berkeley, CA

The York Daily Record

A look at earthquake's impact on California region

A strong earthquake rattled a swath of Northern California's wine country in the early hours of Sunday morning, unleashing most of its damage on the city of Napa in the heart of the vineyard-studded region.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, US Governors, Napa County, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Pasadena Star-News

Changes coming for California public schools: Thomas Elias

For many years, it was valid to urge that students take a good look around as they entered high school in the fall - because more than one-third of their opening-day classmates would probably drop out before Graduation Day four years later.


Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Opinion

The Fresno Bee

AM Alert: Jerry Brown welcomes Mexican president to California

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will meet with Gov. Jerry Brown in Los Angeles and Sacramento over the next two days.


Related Topix: US Governors, California, Sacramento, CA


Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a... As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a ... (more)


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Marion 'Suge' Knight, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA)

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Governor Jerry Brown Declares State of Emergency For South Napa Quake

Governor Jerry Brown is declaring a State of Emergency statewide because of the Magnitude 6.1 quake that hit Napa, Solano, and Sonoma Counties.


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NBC Chicago

Bay Area Quake Not Likely a Precursor: Expert

The chances that Sunday morning's destructive magnitude-6.0 earthquake in the Bay Area was a precursor to a larger quake is unlikely, but the following 24 hours will be the "riskiest," an expert said.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Napa County, CA, Geology, Science


The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck just before 3:20 a.m. on Sunday near Napa.

Photo Credit: Getty VIEW PHOTOS NAPA, Calif. - The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to tens of thousands on Sunday.


Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Governors

Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for quake-damaged Northern California's Napa Valley

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for the part of California's wine country hard-hit by a large earthquake.


Related Topix: US Governors, Drink, Wine, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

NewsTalk 1230

Quake Rocks California Wine Country, Dozens Injured

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake rolled through the San Francisco area early today, reports the LA Times , in the biggest temblor to hit the region since 1989.


Related Topix: US Governors, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

WFAA-TV Dallas

Californians tear out lawns to cope with drought

Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Long Beach, CA, US Governors, Home Gardening, Home