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3 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Property taxes could pay for $25 billion Delta tunnels without public vote

Water flows through fish diversion louvres on its way from the Clifton Court Forebay to the Harvey O. Banks pumping plant, near Tracy, Calif.


Related Topix: Tracy, CA, California, US Governors, Sacramento, CA

6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Californiaa s death penalty dying of old age

During the last four decades, no California political issue has burned more intensely than capital punishment, but it may have ended with a whimper, rather than with a bang, last week.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Governors

6 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

New law bans homeowners associations for fining residents with burnt lawns

Homeowners associations can no longer fine residents who fail to water their lawns during droughts under legislation sponsored by a San Jose lawmaker.


Related Topix: San Lorenzo, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, Brea, CA

7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Anti-tax group sues over Citizens United measure

The lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association comes a week after Gov. Jerry Brown let SB1272 become law without his signature.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Governors

12 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Gov. Brown signs bill to diversify California's healthcare exchange board

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill that will diversify the expertise of the five-member board of directors of Covered California, the state's healthcare exchange.


Related Topix: California, US Governors, Marketing, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown names law school professor to California Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor to the California Supreme Court, his office announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, World News, Mexico,

20 hrs ago | KRON 4

California Reduces Deportations for Minor Crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law Monday reducing the maximum penalty for misdemeanors by one day - a change expected to significantly reduce the number of immigrants in the country legally who are deported for lesser crimes.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, California, US Governors, Prison, Monterey County, CA, Immigration Reform

Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: Nadia Lockyer lashes out at Kamala Harris on Facebook

Scott Carney, who endured sometimes withering criticism from lawmakers for his department's perceived inefficiencies, is leaving his post at the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to become a deputy city manager for Stockton.


Related Topix: US Governors, State Prisons, Prison, Alameda County, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

California Not Deploying National Guard Troops To Mexican Border For Immigrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown won't be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexican border like Texas is doing in response to an influx of immigrants, a state military official said Monday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry


Governor signs board changes to Covered California

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California's health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.


Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Health Insurance, Health

CBS Local

California Law Restricts Full-Contact Youth Football Practices

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill limiting full-contact football practices at middle and high schools in response to concerns about concussions, even as many teams already comply with the rules.


Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Rancho Cordova, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown vetoes bill to lease Folsom prison land for museum

The Big House Museum is currently located in a 900 square foot building that was constructed in the 1880s.


Related Topix: US Governors, Non-Profit, Folsom State Prison, State Prisons, Prison, Roseville, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fines for brown lawns blocked by bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown

A man drinks from a fountain surround by brown grass at the State Capitol in Sacramento, where officials have allowed the lawn to die, on July 3, 2014.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: Time to reform California's absurd recount rules

California just dodged a bullet when former Assembly Speaker John Perez mercifully rescinded his recount demand in the race for state controller.


Related Topix: US Governors, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Imperial County, CA, Opinion

The Modesto Bee

Law OKs underage wine and beer tasting in colleges

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB1989 on Monday to fix a situation that prevented some students from graduating in four years.


Related Topix: US Governors, Arcata, CA, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

California governor to meet Mexico official

Brown announced Monday he will meet with Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena at a lunch hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday in Sacramento.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Modesto, CA

Business Journal

State funds site for Sacramento courthouse

The State Public Works Board approved funding Friday to purchase land for a new Sacramento County Superior Court building, authorizing $10 million for a site in the downtown railyard.


Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA, US Governors


The Right's Strange New Hero: Gavin Newsom

You may remember that straight San Francisco mayor with the perfect hair and square jaw who stood athwart history yelling, "Yes!" to gay marriage.


Related Topix: Gavin Newsom, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Wedding, US Governors

California's carbon trading inflates gas prices

California Governor Jerry Brown's state budget proposals include almost $500 million in spending of the theoretical revenues from California's go-it-alone, climate carbon cap-and-trade climate regulations.


Related Topix: California, US Governors, Global Warming

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Gov. Jerry Brown talks to reporters in Sacramento on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

Gov. Jerry Brown had it exactly right: An advisory measure on overturning the Citizens United decision, which opened the floodgates of corporate cash into politics, will have no legal effect whatsoever and will only clutter the California ballot in November.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA, US News, US Supreme Court, Opinion