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2 hrs ago | 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.

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

2 hrs ago | 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.

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

2 hrs ago | SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: California, US Governors, Tax, Opinion

6 hrs ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | 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.

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

8 hrs ago | BusinessWeek

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.

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

12 hrs ago | 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.

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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

INLAND: Longtime marijuana legalization advocate still seeing green

Longtime Inland Empire medical marijuana advocate Lanny Swerdlow, volunteer coordinator with Riverside Safe Access, stands in his Riverside office on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Riverside (Riverside, CA), US Governors, California

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: FPPC delays decision on Berryhill money-laundering case

One month after splitting with his campaign manager in his run for governor, Republican Tim Donnelly fired Alex Vassar, his legislative chief of staff, sources said.

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Related Topix: Twin Peaks, CA, US Governors, Stanislaus County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

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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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

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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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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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

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