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California Panel Mandates Low-Water Lawns On New Buildings

California regulators voted Friday to limit how much water can be used to irrigate lawns on new and renovated buildings.

05/29/2015

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Regulators: California Fell Far Short Of Water-Saving Target

Brown has argued that the voluntary targets in place since early 2014 were insufficient and that Californians needed a jolt to take conservation seriously.

05/05/2015

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Governor Signs Bill On New Pesticide Rules For Schools

Brown signed SB1405 on Monday, about a month after it unanimously passed both houses of the Legislature.

09/29/2014

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Inland Empire May Get Funding Boost For Community College Enrollment

The Inland Empire is falling behind the rest of California when it comes to community college enrollment, according to a new report.

04/10/2014

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Gov. Brown Plans To Tackle California’s ‘Wall Of Debt’ As Its Budget Surges To Record High

Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday addressed details of the state budget for the new fiscal year, which provides for new spending on schools, health care, and social services, among other things.

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Brown Says It’s The First Time In Years Lawmakers Won’t Need To Make Massive Cuts

Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California’s spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion, a powerful indication that the state that came to symbolize fiscal mismanagement during the heart of the recession is emerging into brighter days.

01/10/2013