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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Texas over California, again

The Fairfield-Suisun, California, Daily Republic reported on the one year $128,900 contract award to the Flippen Group of College Station, Texas .

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Related Topix: California, Texas Government, Texas, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Rick Perry

7 hrs ago | CBS News

Lawyer: Woman beaten on Calif. freeway traumatized by video

According to her lawyer, Marlene Pinnock, a 51-year-old great-grandmother now has double vision and painful lumps to her head and shoulder after a CHP officer was caught on camera repeatedly punching her.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters, California

11 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

City of Roseville hosts water conservation class

ON EDUCATION. AND EDGE WILL COME BY. WE MOVED TO CALIFORNIA RECENTLY AND WE DON'T KNOW A LOT ABOUT THE DROUGHT SITUATION.

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Related Topix: California, Home Gardening, Home, US Governors, Jerry Brown

15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: California gains in economic rankings, but ita s a mixed bag

Were California a nation, we learned last week, its $2.2 trillion economy could claim eighth place in international economic standings, having bypassed Italy and Russia in the last year.

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Related Topix: California, Imperial County, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Brandon Sun

Time right for independent energy authority

WINNIPEGa S- Manitoba Hydro president Scott Thomson has extolled the Public Utilities Board report on the Crown corporation's development plans in his Winnipeg Free Press article "Business Case For Keeyask, Additional Exports Solid: Hydro" .

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Related Topix: California, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California braces as drought sparks early fire season

In recent months, as California officials started to calculate the fire danger posed by the state's prolonged and historic drought, they tucked an extra $23 million into the Cal Fire emergency wildfire budget for the fiscal year that began July 1, bringing its total to $209 million.

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Related Topix: Fire, California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Wildfire, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

California bill would regulate pet insurance

The Sacramento Bee reports that legislation by Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, D-Los Angeles, would set guidelines for the largely unregulated industry.

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Related Topix: California, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors

My Mother Lode

California Voters Set Record

California voters make history, but this may not be a record state officials want to tout.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, California, US Senate, Democrat, Imperial County, CA

Free Republic

You May Now Kiss The…Spouse? California Law Just Axed Marriage As We Know It

Following a Supreme Court ruling last year that effectively silenced the voice of California voters hoping to protect the institution of traditional marriage, Gov. Jerry Brown is taking steps to enshrine his state's new 'right' to recognize same-sex unions.

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Related Topix: California, US Governors, Jerry Brown, Gay/Lesbian

KRNV-TV Reno

California lawmakers to visit Central America

A group of California lawmakers will visit Central America next week to learn about the immigration challenges that are contributing to the U.S. border crisis.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Jerry Brown must find director to bring out California parks' grandeur

The Theodore J. Hoover Natural Preserve, a freshwater marsh that's home to 150 species of birds in the Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, California, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

California controller's race: Tough fight still lies ahead

John Perez seemed to have it all as he ran for state controller -- a bankroll far bigger than those of his rivals, the political clout after four years as Assembly speaker and the Democratic stronghold of Los Angeles as his home base.

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Related Topix: California, Los Angeles, CA, US News

The Fresno Bee

California primary hits low for turnout, high for vote-by-mail

While a historically small number of Californians participated on Election Day, more of them than ever cast their votes by mail.

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Related Topix: California

Washington Times

Ex-chief of huge Calif. public pension found guilty of bribery

The former head of the California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, pleaded guilty Friday to bribery and fraud.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Retirement, Investment Services, California

KRNV-TV Reno

Probe after Latino caucus rejects GOP lawmaker

A Republican assemblyman says he was refused membership in the California Latino Legislative Caucus and now the state attorney general has been asked to investigate the group and its policies.

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Related Topix: California

Los Angeles Times

Texas slaying suspect had been violent with mom in California, deputies say

A week before Ronald Lee Haskell Jr. was arrested on suspicion of killing six people in Texas, he had a violent confrontation with his mother in San Marcos, Calif., that led her to get a restraining order against him, officials said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Texas, California

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Debating Future of California's San Joaquin Valley

It's not clear if Gov. Jerry Brown and his challenger Neel Kashkari will debate each other this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, California High-Speed Rail, San Joaquin, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: About that FBI Wi-Fi network on your cell phone...

If your mobile device detects the "FBI mobile surveillance" Wi-Fi network around the Capitol, it's not another potential political sting by G-men.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, California

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Neel Kashkari: Let's put California issues on the table

MOLESTATION. A MAN CHARGING JERRY BROWN SAT DOWN WITH OUR REPORTER. LET'S HAVE 10 DEBATES AROUND THE STATE.

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Related Topix: California, US Governors, Jerry Brown, California High-Speed Rail

KMPH-TV Fresno

Californians accused of freeing Illinois minks

Two Californians face federal charges after allegedly freeing 2,000 minks from cages on an Illinois farm and spray-painting "Liberation is Love" on the side of a barn.

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