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Governor OKs Nearly $1 Million For 3 California Exonerees

California Gov. Jerry Brown has authorized a nearly $1 million payout to three wrongfully convicted former prisoners.

06/17/2015

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California On Cusp Of Offering Young Immigrants Health Care

In a move that adds momentum to efforts to integrate immigrants, California is on the cusp of becoming the largest state in the nation to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally.

06/17/2015

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Experts: Expect California Water Bills To Escalate Despite Reduced Water Use

If you’re a California resident, you may soon start receiving bigger water bills, even if you do your part in reducing your water usage.

04/14/2015

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Water Board Report: Small OC Town Using More Water Per Day Than Beverly Hills

As the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.

04/08/2015

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Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas Eve

California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.

12/24/2014

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Governor Announces $330M Tax Credit For California Film, TV Industry

Gov. Jerry Brown announced a $330 million deal to boost funding for California film and television tax credit program over the next five years.

08/27/2014

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Garcetti Pushes For More Tax Credits To Keep Movie Production In California

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with Governor Jerry Brown at the Capitol on Wednesday to push for more incentives to keep movie production in California.

08/13/2014

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Governor Reverses Parole Board Decision To Release Former Manson Family Member

It was the third time a California governor denied the release of 71-year-old Bruce Davis.

08/08/2014

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Parents, Coaches Support New California Law Limiting Full-Contact Football Practices

Governor Jerry Brown signed new legislation Monday that limits the number of full-contact practices for middle-and-high school football teams to two per week during their regular seasons.

07/21/2014

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Brown Signs Bill To Fully Fund Teachers’ Pensions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a long-term plan to pay down California’s $74 billion in unfunded teacher pension liabilities.

06/24/2014

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Brown Defends His Record, Details Challenges Facing California

Gov. Jerry Brown presented a robust defense of his record over the last three-and-a-half years during a speech to California business leaders Wednesday, promoting his efforts with education, pension reform, workers’ compensation, criminal justice and the economy.

05/21/2014

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Republican Candidates For Calif. Governor Clash In Debate

The long-running dispute over the identity of the California Republican party was played out in sharp contrast Thursday, as two rival candidates for governor offered sharply differing views on the future of the GOP during what was their first, and probably only, joint appearance of the primary campaign.

05/16/2014

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Gov. Brown To Release Update To Record Spending Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown is getting ready to update his spending plan for the coming fiscal year, a budget that is bolstered by California’s economic turnaround and voter-approved tax hikes.

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CalTech Seismologists: Early Alert System May Give 30-Second Warning Before Major Quake

Monday’s morning earthquake renewed the debate over the funding of an early earthquake-warning system.

03/17/2014

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Parole Board Again Recommends Release For Manson Follower Bruce Davis

Davis has been twice previously recommended for parole — but rejected both times, once by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in June 2010 and by Gov. Jerry Brown last March.

03/12/2014

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