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1 hr ago |

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.


Related Topix: US News, Asian-American, US Governors

5 hrs ago | The Wave

Editorial: Will drought end for rainy day fund?

Gov. Jerry Brown has elicited much-deserved plaudits, from Democrats and Republicans alike, for calling a special session of the Legislature on Thursday to strengthen the state's rainy day fund.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Stability poses new challenge for Brown

Soon after Jerry Brown was elected governor in 2010, he invited the state's top budget official, Ana Matosantos, to lunch at his office.


Related Topix: US Governors, California, California Government, US News, Arnold Schwarzenegger

13 hrs ago | RecordNET

Advocates: Reform can help immigrants fulfill their potential

Immigrants feed California, and divide it. Immigrants and the children of immigrants are among California's most beloved heroes and yet are often treated under federal laws as reviled outcasts.

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Related Topix: California, Stockton, CA, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014


California Governor Jerry Brown Grants Dozens Of Drug Pardons

California Gov. Jerry Brown has granted pardons to 63 individuals, many of whom had been convicted of minor drug offenses.


Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, California, California Government

Inside Bay Area

How can a teacher fired for molestation allegations get another job in classroom?

The news both shocked and outraged: How did a suspected child molester land a job teaching children after being fired by a different school two months earlier? As Bay Area educators and parents wonder how Ron Guinto was hired to teach at Mira Vista Middle School in Richmond after being fired by a nearby charter school following child sex abuse ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education Etc., Vista, CA, US Governors

Protein Wisdom

CA Gov Jerry Brown's 'prison realignment' racks up more victims [Darleen Click]

Here's just another example in the long line of "non-violent offenders " being released from state prison under AB109.


Related Topix: US Governors, State Prisons, Prison, Los Angeles, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

Counties tell Brown they need money for his law

In this March 25, 2014 photo, inmates carry their belongings as they enter the new 192-bed facility at the Stanislaus County Jail in Modesto, Calif.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Modesto, CA, Stanislaus County, CA

Lexington Herald-Leader

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups - and one key issue is the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline.


Related Topix: US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

The Modesto Bee

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Governors, California, Andrew Cuomo

KOST-FM Glendale

News Of The Future: 2044

California became the nation's first state to ratify a new constitutional amendment making naturalized US citizens eligible for the Presidency, clearing the way for Governor Bieber's expected run this fall.


Related Topix: Bieber, CA, US Governors, Fresno, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Convicted murderer in Watsonville shooting gets resentencing hearing

Santa Cruz >> A 33-year-old Freedom man convicted of murder in a 1997 carjacking will get a chance at new prison sentence.


Related Topix: Freedom, CA, Merced County, CA, US Governors

ABC News

California Farmers to Get More Water

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.


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

The Press-Enterprise

Governor's Office: Jerry Brown pardons 63 on Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown announced 63 pardons on Good Friday, April 18. Those pardoned include five who were convicted in Inland courts.


Related Topix: US Governors, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Riverside County, CA


SB935 will raise California minimum wage to $11/hour

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill to raise California minimum wage in Los Angeles, Sept.


Related Topix: California, US Governors, Tax, Opinion

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown grants 63 pardons

Gov. Jerry Brown announced 63 pardons Friday, with the vast majority of the recipients convicted of long-ago drug crimes.


Related Topix: US Governors, Drugs, Los Angeles County, CA

City Journal

Supremes in the Balance: Jerry Brown and the future of California's highest court

California's Supreme Court was once the nation's most respected and influential state judicial body.


Related Topix: US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Death Penalty, Prison


California's Governor Wants Water Tunnels. Antitax Group Wants to Know Who Pays

California has a $25 billion plan to transport snowmelt from the northern Sierras through a pair of 37-mile tunnels to farms and cities in the south.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, Stockton, CA

Daily Record

Gansler calls for transparency in health exchange contracting

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler Thursday called for increased transparency when it comes to contracts with the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange.


Related Topix: Maryland, Maryland Government, US Governors

Santa Cruz Sentinel

50 years on, UCSC a rock for Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz >> Hal Hyde, founding vice chancellor of UC Santa Cruz, remembers with great clarity the day he and his boss, Dean McHenry, joined Gov. Pat Brown and university President Clark Kerr to break ground on Cowell Ranch land overlooking Monterey Bay.


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