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26 min ago | The Huffington Post
A bill that would criminalize the posting of intimate images over the Internet as an act of humiliation - so-called "revenge porn" - passed its first test in the Colorado state legislature on Thursday, sailing unanimously through a key committee.
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26 min ago | The Fresno Bee
The state budget is largely financed by personal income taxes, and thanks to an improving economy and a temporary tax increase approved by voters two years ago, it is enjoying surpluses after years of deficits.
1 hr ago | KQED
Gov. Jerry Brown says the plight of California's poor is part of a larger, global rise in income inequality.
2 hrs ago | News Max
A bill banning the sale of single-shot handguns that can be modified into semi-automatic weapons advanced in the California legislature on Thursday as lawmakers sought to close what the bill's supporters say is a loophole in the state's gun safety laws.
6 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter
At the annual California Film Commission breakfast, a member of Brown's team said they are aware of the program's value but cautioned that doesn't assure support.
10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
"Things are looking up in California," Davis writes in the magazine. "Governor Jerry Brown has eliminated a $26 billion deficit, getting legislators to make painful cuts and persuading voters to increase their taxes."
15 hrs ago | TIME.com
With Washington, D.C. mired in partisan gridlock, the nation's political power centers have shifted outside the nation's capital to statehouses and boardrooms across the country.
The two candidates vying for Santa Barbara County sheriff in the June 3 election had their first debate Wednesday night, each making the case for why voters should choose them for the office.
Two major changes in California's public education system - adoption of "Common Core" academic standards and giving extra money to school districts with large numbers of poor and/or English learner students - seem to have gained favor with the state's residents.
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.
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.
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.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, April 22, 2014 as "Earth Day" in the State of California.
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.
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.
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.
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.