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3 hrs ago |

Vistans go odd & even: mandatory water conservation measures now in effect

A level 2 water supply response has been declared in the City of Vista as the statewide drought worsens, with the possibility of fees being imposed on water bills for those who do not comply.


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

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Tahoe summit meets amid concern over lake level

One year after California and Nevada resolved a long-standing feud over development around Lake Tahoe, John Laird, secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, arrived at a summit near the water's edge Tuesday and said "peace is at hand."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government, Harry Reid, US Governors

7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Prison population drops, but local jails become overcrowded

Under heavy pressure from federal courts to relieve prison overcrowding, but unwilling – for political reasons – to directly release inmates, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature devised realignment.


Related Topix: Prison, US Governors

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

School construction bond is dead for the year

Marion Mix Elementary School is under construction in Elk Grove. A $4.3 billion statewide school construction bond has been shelved for the year with no immediate plans to bring it back.


Related Topix: US Governors, California

7 hrs ago |

California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich, Activism, California High-Speed Rail, US Governors

8 hrs ago |

Lawmakers target immigrant driver's license scams

Under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year, California will start issuing licenses to immigrants in the U.S. illegally in 2015.


Related Topix: US Governors

10 hrs ago |

Legislature passes compact for Yreka tribal casino

In December, Gov. Jerry Brown had signed off on a casino with 1,500 slot machines.


Related Topix: US Governors, California Government, California

11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

CalPERS committee OKs counting supplemental pay toward public pensions

A key CalPERS committee on Tuesday approved counting nearly 100 types of government-salary supplements toward employees’ pension benefits, including extra money workers earn for temporarily filling higher-paying jobs.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Retirement

15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

AM Alert: California support for Affordable Care Act continues to grow

After what most consider a successful implementation of the law in California, support for the Affordable Care Act among Golden State voters is the highest it's ever been, according to a new Field Poll .


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, US Governors, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid

18 hrs ago | New Scientist

Inside California's $7.5 billion drought-survival plan

The drought in California is a disaster unfolding in slow motion. The alarm was first sounded earlier this year as snowpack in the state's mountainous areas was far thinner than usual.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, Flood, Oakland, CA

21 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

CalPERS' pension rules would OK 99 types of extra pay to count toward pensions

More than a year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law he said would tamp down pension spiking, the state's biggest public pension fund is on the verge of adopting rules critics say would undermine its intent.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Jerry Brown sets debate with Neel Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown, right, shakes hands with Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, after Brown signed to measure to place a $7.5 billion water plan on the November ballot, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Meg Whitman

Bellingham Herald

California lawmakers pass 3 campaign reform bills

SB1443 would outlaw gifts from lobbyists and reduce the annual overall gift limit for lawmakers from $440 to $200.


Related Topix: US Governors, Gavin Newsom, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA

Fish Sniffer

Fishermen, Tribal Leaders Rally Against Brown Water Plan

Restore the Delta and many other groups held a big rally at the State Capitol on Tuesday, July 29, featuring the delivery of a "Death of the Delta" coffin containing thousands of public comments opposing Governor Jerry Brown's peripheral tunnels.


Related Topix: US Governors, California

My Mother Lode

Rim Fire And Juvenile Hall On Agenda

The Board will vote whether to send a letter to Governor Jerry Brown about using funds from the 2006 AB 32 Global Warming legislation to help with Rim Fire biomass removal.


Related Topix: US Governors, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Sonora, CA

Schools Matter

CTA Joins Forces with CorpEd to End Teacher Due Process

On June 25, Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 215, legislation which streamlines the teacher dismissal process.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Education Etc.


Film industry tax credit a wise investment

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Related Topix: US Governors, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Life with parole no longer means life term

Not so long ago, the conventional wisdom in legal circles was that any violent criminal sentenced to life with the possibility of parole in California wasn't likely to ever walk out of prison.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Inside Bay Area

California's proposed meat regulations believed too weak

A bill that would clamp down on the use of antibiotics in cattle and poultry is a pen stroke from becoming law in California -- so why aren't environmentalists happy? The author of the legislation, state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, touts SB 835 as a critical early step in fighting an emerging national health crisis: the rise of ... (more)


Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, California, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Competition heats up for Tesla's gigafactory

Tesla Motors' plan to build a massive battery manufacturing plant -- its "Gigafactory" -- has set off fierce competition for the country's biggest economic development prize in years.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, California, California Government, US Governors, US Military, Mather Air Force Base, US Air Force, Rancho Cordova, CA