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9 min ago | The Fresno Bee

Elk Grove students grateful for continued ag funds

As the State Fair began last week, 18 Elk Grove High School students showed off sheep and other animals they spent the past year raising in one of the area's largest agriculture education programs.

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Related Topix: Elk Grove, CA, Education Etc., Agriculture, Science, US Governors

1 hr ago | 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, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Wildfire, US Governors

5 hrs ago | The Olympian

California bill would regulate pet insurance

A bill by Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, D-Los Angeles, would set guidelines for the largely unregulated pet insurance industry, according to the Sacramento Bee .

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

9 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

Extremists Block Path to Energy Independence

California has the strongest protections in the nation regulating oil production.

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Related Topix: Independence, CA, US Governors, Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

13 hrs ago | Towleroad

Fox's Keith Ablow Doesn't Understand Marriage Equality, Warns Of Man-On-Dog Marriage: VIDEO

Fox News talking head and quack psychiatrist Keith Ablow weighs in on California Governor Jerry Brown's decision to replace the terms "husband" and "wife" with "spouse" in the state's marriage laws, with the predictable level of absurd misinformation that even other Fox hosts have called him out for : Here's the thing, the states need to get out of ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Silk Road defense gets rejection to dismiss and London holds Bitcoin Summit

It is a hard rejection for Ross William Ulbricht, who awaits trial on charges of money laundering for drug trafficking and murder-for-hire charges on his Bitcoin website in New York federal court.

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21 hrs ago | 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, California Government, California, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Press-Telegram

Teacher union convention opens with fiery speech

Gov. Jerry Brown and the union's own president headlined the American Federation of Teachers convention Friday, but it was a fiery speech from a North Carolina reverend that roused the crowd.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

The Fresno Bee

Jerry Brown calls border-crossing controversy a a human tragedya

Gov. Jerry Brown shakes hands after signing the 2014-15 state budget Friday, June 20, 2014, in San Diego.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US News

Mass Transit

CA: Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Ending Ban on Orange Line Light Rail in San Fernando Valley

A measure that ends the 23-year ban on light-rail construction in the San Fernando Valley has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, carving a path for optimizing the use of the Orange Line.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sherman-Oaks, CA, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Van Nuys (Los Angeles, CA)

Inside Bay Area

Daniel Borenstein: Contra Costa retirement board ends another pension spiking gambit

After a Superior Court judge just wiped out one abusive public employee pension-spiking practice in Contra Costa, a bitterly divided retirement board has decided to end another.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Alameda County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown administration defends withholding per diem increase from scientists

Daniel Lubin, left, an environmental scientist for the State Parks and Scott Tidball, a seasonal biologist, look at the soil near the Lake Tahoe golf course East of Meyers to determine the wetland's boundary.

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Business Journal

Governor signs law to benefit Lockeed Martin ... and a Tesla gigafactory?

Legislation signed by Gov. Brown on Thursday includes tax incentives for Tesla Motors to locate its battery "gigafactory" in California.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Kashkari challenges Brown to debate in governor's race

In an interview with KCRA 3 Thursday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari presented a fresh challenge to Gov. Jerry Brown, again calling for a debate.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: Water limits should apply to all users

The California Water Resources Control Board will decide next week whether to impose mandatory limits on urban water use and slap violators with fines of up to $500 a day.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

My Mother Lode

Governor Brown at the Mother Lode Fair

Governor Jerry Brown surprised Mother Lode Fair goers tonight. The California legislature is in recess, and Brown decided to make a quick trip to the Mother Lode.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Twain Harte, CA, Oakland, CA, Sonora, CA

The Fresno Bee

GOP leader asks Brown not to appeal teacher ruling

Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, sent Brown a letter a day before the Democratic governor is scheduled to address a the American Federation of Teachers' national conference in Los Angeles.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Brown signs tax bill that will benefit Tesla plant

A legislative debate that lasted for hours focused nearly entirely on the 15-year tax incentive for Lockheed Martin, which is bidding for a $55 billion federal aerospace contract.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown signs tax-credit bill for bomber project

Gov. Jerry Brown talks about the former state Sen. John Vasconcellos during a memorial ceremony on Wednesday June 11, 2014 in Sacramento.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman

Breitbart.com

Murrieta Assemblywoman to Jerry Brown: 'What's the Strategy' for Illegal Aliens?

California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez , who represents the city of Murrieta in the state Legislature, sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday, calling on him to provide resources and a timetable as to when the federal government will stop transporting illegal aliens to the already overwhelmed city.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Lake Elsinore, CA

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