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Manny Almanzar sold vegetables in May at the Marin Farmers Market San Rafael. Marin has 14 farmers markets.
UPLAND >> It's a tall order but Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is optimistic he can defeat Gov. Jerry Brown come November.
How much money drought-stricken California should spend to build new dams was a big part of the debate over the bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month to put a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.
A bill banning plastic bags in California grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and other businesses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after the state legislature passed the measure Friday.
SACRAMENTO >> The State Senate voted 31-1 Friday to approve Senate Bill 1358 by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, which requires baby diaper changing tables be installed in men's and women's restrooms in restaurants, department stores and other frequently visited public areas in California.
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, talks with Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens who sponsored her bill to provide workers with three paid sick days on the senate floor on Saturday, August 30, 2014.
State lawmakers have wrapped up their two-year session by sending Gov. Jerry Brown bills dealing with groundwater regulations, political ethics and guns, all driven by high-profile issues captivating Californians.
Bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience stores in 2016.
California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags.
College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.
California is on the verge of regulating its groundwater supply for the first time, as the worst drought in a generation pushed state leaders to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" policy.
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than... Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to ... (more)
Bob Weiss is comforted by Richard Martinez during a press conference at the Capitol about AB 1014 on August 27, 2014.
The Vergara case in California, in which a judge struck down that state's tenure laws and other job protections for teachers, is about to become a central issue in the November race for state schools chief.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Gov. Jerry Brown and then-Assembly Speaker John A. Perez during a press conference at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 05:45 am
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