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1 hr ago | KTVN Reno

Caltrans Seeks Applications for Biking, Walking Projects

Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program the nation's largest.

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Related Topix: California Government, California, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

Follow Your Memes

The latter is running second to Democratic incumbent and prohibitive favorite Jerry Brown in the latest Field Poll and also trouncing his rival among likely Mainstream party leaders privately are aghast at the possibility that Donnelly, whose views include fierce opposition to abortion rights, gay marriage, and any form of gun control, will emerge ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, California, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Empire, CA, US Governors

10 hrs ago | National Journal

Amid Drought, California Warms to Toilet Water

The state is putting $1 billion behind water-recyling efforts. But will people drink it? Do they even have a choice? With a record-setting, once-in-500-years drought still underway, it may be time for California to embrace toilet water.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors

14 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta

We can help save Visalia's water

Visalians, it's time to adopt a new habit. One of our most important resources is in trouble, and we need to do everything we can to protect it today and into the future.

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18 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Joe Mathews: Living in the Delta would help solve two of Brown's problems

When you're faced with two different thorny problems, sometimes the best way to make progress is by combining them.

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Related Topix: US Governors, California, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sacramento, CA, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Appeals court denies high-speed rail petition

A state appeals court has denied a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority seeking to head off a trial over whether its bullet-train plans comply with state law.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Sacramento, CA, Kings County, CA, US Governors

San Diego NewsCape

Governor Brown Calls Special Session to Strengthen Rainy Day Fund

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today called a special session of the Legislature to replace the Rainy Day Fund on the November ballot with a dedicated reserve that would allow the state to pay down its debts and unfunded liabilities.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown calls special legislative session on rainy day fund

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature for next week to address his effort to put a rainy-day fund constitutional amendment on the November ballot.

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Santa Barbara Independent

15-point Lead in the Polls

The latest Field Poll just released this morning confirms that we have established a commanding lead in the race to become the Republican nominee for Governor.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors

Fire Dog Lake

In Plain Sight: The Rise of Corporate Democrats in California

Marin County is one of California's most liberal regions and, with its iconic redwoods and stunning coastline, it is also a power center for environmental activism.

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Related Topix: US News, California, Activism, US Politics, Mitt Romney, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: California bill would revamp tax checkoff program

SB 1207 would set new standards for the listing. State tax revenue continued to outpace budget estimates last month, with year-to-date revenue now $1.4 billion more than the Brown administration projected, the state Department of Finance reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Morro Bay, CA, Tax, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Oakland Post

New Positive Energy Feeds Oakland Renewal

The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and promote Oakland.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Theater, Arts, US Governors, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Daily Kos

Governor Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan Lacks Answers

Three environmental organizations today asked the big, unanswered question of the state and federal officials behind the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the twin tunnels: Who will pay? "With just 60 days remaining for public examination and comment, the parties involved in the creation, planning and implementation of the Bay Delta Conservation ... (more)

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LA Daily News

Watchful eyes needed on new school funding: Editorial

Gov. Jerry Brown's Local Control Funding Formula, designed to funnel more money to school districts with large percentages of economically disadvantaged students, seems like a sound idea.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., San Bernardino County, CA, Bell, CA, Opinion

Petaluma360

Lawmakers seek to restore university watchdog and database

A move is afoot in the Capitol to bring back a higher education watchdog and restore a data trove of 1.7 billion records on public colleges and universities that were placed in limbo by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: US Governors, California, California Government, Cal State Sonoma

KRCR

State Senate leader backs off carbon tax proposal

The state Senate leader is backing off a proposal for a so-called carbon tax and instead wants to dedicate billions generated by California's greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.

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Reuters

California lawmaker scraps plan to replace carbon market with tax on fuels

A top Democratic lawmaker in California on Monday backed off an unpopular plan to tax gasoline and diesel fuels and instead proposed a less controversial plan to spend up to $5 billion a year from the state's fledgling carbon program on affordable housing and mass transit.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California looking to recycled water to ease drought concerns

At two treatment plants in El Dorado Hills, millions of gallons of brown wastewater pour in every week, and millions of gallons of clean water pour out through purple pipes that irrigate the lawns of 4,000 homes.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, El Dorado Hills, CA, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, San Diego, CA

The Modesto Bee

California officials nab 11 in drug ring bust

California Attorney General Kamala Harris joined law enforcement officials from the Central Valley in Fresno on Monday to announce the bust, which included the arrests of 11 people.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Indybay.org

Friends of the River stands up for the First Amendment

Bob Wright, Senior Counsel for Friends of the River, said, "The BDCP Water Tunnels project is in reality a dagger aimed at the hearts of the Sacramento River and the San Francisco Bay-Delta as well as a pickpocket after the wallets of California taxpayers and ratepayers.

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