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  1. Report: Gov. Brown's California budget plan calls for record $113 billion in spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Jerry Brown, governor of California, speaks at the State Capitol in Sacramento, California, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Brown called for adding $2.8 billion to the state's rainy-day fund, $59 billion in infrastructure upgrades and raising renewable energy mandates to 50 percent even as he said fiscal restraint is still needed to protect the balanced budget.

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  2. Live reaction: Brown reveals budget FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    See live reaction from our reporters and others to Gov. Brown's proposed budget Friday from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his re-election while taking to reporters the day after Election Day at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif. After winning re-election in a landslide, Brown will start his unprecedented fourth and final term with a flourish by promoting a legacy of fiscal stability while pioneering a bullet train to accommodate future generations of Californians seeking clean transportation.

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  3. Injured Napa County hiker found through his Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Officials say a 911 dispatcher in training used Facebook to locate a Northern California hiker critically injured after falling a 150 feet down a cliff while hiking near Lake Berryessa. Ryan Pritchard was hiking with his son in the remote Blue Ridge Loop Trail when he slipped and fell.

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  4. Mercury News editorial: Initiative reform should be good for CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The ballot initiative system developed during the Hiram Johnson reform era a century ago is now as much a part of California as redwoods, surf boards and high tech. It has done a lot of good.

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  5. Brown touts state's turnaround, bold futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    California Gov. Jerry Brown takes the oath of office as his wife, Anne Gust Brown, looks on during his inauguration at the state Capitol Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. When Brown takes the oath of office Monday, it will be the first time a California governor will be sworn in to a fourth term.

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  6. Gov. Jerry Brown touts California turnaround, bold future in historic fourth inaugural addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Jerry Brown began an unprecedented fourth term as California's governor when he took the oath of office this morning in Sacramento, stressing in a speech delivered to a packed Assembly chamber that he'll use his final four years to follow through on important work that's already underway. Brown applauded the Legislature for working with him to balance the state budget, increase the minimum wage and enact real protections for the state's immigrants.

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  7. Jerry Brown names top deputy to University of California boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Gov. Jerry Brown has filled the last opening on the University of California's governing board with a member of his staff. The governor on Friday named his legislative affairs secretary, Gareth Elliott, to a 12-year term on the UC Board of Regents.

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  8. 5.3 magnitude earthquake off coast shakes northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The USGS says the quake was centered in the Pacific Ocean, about 70 miles west of Ferndale, California, and struck about 4:16 a.m. PST Thursday. Ferndale is located just over 100 miles south of the Oregon state line and about 275 miles northwest of Sacramento.

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  9. College football: Roman won't be Harbaugh's offensive coordinator at MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Greg Roman apparently won't be joining new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh with the Wolverines, at least not as his offensive coordinator. The Los Angeles Times and FoxSports.com reported that Michigan's new offensive coordinator will be current USC offensive line coach Tim Drevno, who worked under Harbaugh at San Diego , Stanford and with the 49ers .

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  10. Campbell: 2014 Year in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Photograph by George Sakkestad The city's plans for Bascom Avenue were discussed at a City Council study session on Sept. 16. Council debated whether to address Bascom Avenue separately or if it should be included in a review of the city's General Plan.

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  11. Roadshow: Up or down? Enter gas-price contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q I say gas prices will be $3.25 a gallon on Feb. 1. I expect to win that free tank of gas you are offering. A Email me your guess by the end of New Year's Day, and the first person to get the correct statewide average gets a free fill-up.

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  12. Roadshow: Up or down? Enter my gas-price contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q I say gas prices will be $3.25 a gallon on Feb. 1. I expect to win that free tank of gas you are offering. A Email me your guess by the end of New Year's Day, and the first person to get the correct statewide average gets a free fill-up.

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  13. 16 California firefighters placed on leave after sex tape investigation finds . . . no tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Sixteen California state firefighters have been placed on paid leave in an ongoing investigation that grew out of what California fire officials say were unfounded allegations of a sex tape. It remains unclear whether the investigators found evidence to back allegations that firefighters had sex on fire trucks and with prostitutes, the Sacramento Bee reported.

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  14. Upgrade to the upper class -- become a Lord or LadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    What better way to start 2015 than with a fresh, new, hoity-toity appellation. Yes, even if you're a tramp here at home, you could be a Lady in Scotland.

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  15. Chris Rocks splits with wife of 19 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    FILE DECEMBER 28, 2014: Comedian and actor Chris Rock has filed for divorce from his wife Malaak Compton-Rock. Malaak Compton-Rock released a statement on December 28, 2014 confirming the divorce filing.

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  16. Northern California plane crash victims were father and sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Amador County Undersheriff James Wegner tells the Sacramento Bee Phillip Faillers, of Sutter Creek, was returning to the county on Wednesday for Christmas after picking up his 27-year-old son, Alex, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The single-engine plane crashed near Sutter Creek, a town about 40 miles southeast of Sacramento.

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  17. Northern California dog survives 15-story fall with a big splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Saratoga News

    A partially blind dog has survived a fall from the balcony outside his owner's downtown Sacramento condominium into a hot tub 15 stories below. The Sacramento Bee reported Wednesday that the 13-year-old Boston terrier, named Sam, was dog-paddling in the hot tub when workers went to investigate the cause of a giant splash they heard.

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  18. Two killed in plane crash east of SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two people are dead after a small plane crashed not far from an airport in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California. Amador County Undersheriff James Wegner told The Sacramento Bee that a call was received shortly after noon Wednesday about a plane crash near Sutter Creek, located about 40 miles southeast of Sacramento.

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  19. Nilda Rego: Breuner display was a holiday traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    If you are of a certain age and grew up in the East Bay you might remember that one of the big treats of the holiday season was to stand on the corner of 21st Street and Broadway in Oakland to look at the colorful animated figures in the Breuner's Christmas window. The family-owned Breuner stores started in 1856 when German-born John Breuner built cradles for gold-miners in Sacramento.

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  20. Flight from Sacramento to Honolulu diverted to Oakland airport for mechanical issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Hawaiian Airlines flight bound from Sacramento to Honolulu landed safely at Oakland International Airport after a mechanical issue forced air traffic controllers to divert the plane, officials said. Flight 19 left Sacramento International Airport at 9:26 a.m. but changed its route soon thereafter, according to an Oakland Airport official who didn't want his name used because he's not authorized to speak with the media.

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