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Exposition Park Residents Express Concern Over Possible Parole Of Manson Family Member

Residents of Exposition Park are concerned about the possible parole of Manson family member Bruce Davis as he is slated to live among them if he gets out of prison.

02/27/2013

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Governor Brown, Mayor Villaraigosa React To Manhunt For Triple Homicide Suspect

California Governor Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa both spoke out Thursday about triple homicide suspect Christopher Dorner, a former LAPD officer.

02/07/2013

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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

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Gov. Brown Approves Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in California can now apply for a driver’s license, thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2012

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Gov. Brown Signs Phone Bill Curbing Oversight On Calls Made Over The Net

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he had signed a bill curbing regulatory oversight of phone calls made over the internet.

09/28/2012

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Brown Signs Bill Allowing Nurses To Prescribe Birth Control

During a visit to a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood clinic, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that allows nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives.

09/22/2012

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Calif. Fire-Protection Fee Ignites Anger As Bills Go Out

More than 800,000 Californians who own property in wildfire country will begin receiving bills this week for a new annual fire-protection fee, rekindling outrage among rural residents and leading to a likely lawsuit seeking to overturn the surcharge.

08/12/2012

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Gov. Brown Defends Ballot Initiative To Raise Taxes On The Rich

Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday defended his ballot initiative to raise taxes for California’s highest earners.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2012

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Governor Brown Signs Law That Will Double Cockfighting Fines

The fine for staging a cockfight will double in California under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

07/13/2012

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Gov. Jerry Brown, Democrats Reach Deal On Remaining Calif. Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have struck an agreement on remaining cuts to California’s budget, people with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2012

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California Pushing More Welfare Recipients To Work

Gov. Jerry Brown wants to shift the safety net protecting California’s neediest residents.

06/10/2012

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Coliseum Commission President Resigns From Post

The president of the embattled Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission announced his resignation from the panel Wednesday.

06/06/2012

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Governor Commutes Sentence Of Grandmother Accused Of Baby Killing

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday commuted the sentence of a 52-year-old woman convicted of shaking her baby grandson to death, saying significant doubts surround her conviction.

04/06/2012

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Cal States Plan To Freeze Enrollment At Most Campuses In 2013

The California State University system is planning on closing spring admissions at most campuses next year, and more enrollment cuts could be added if voters reject Governor Jerry Brown’s measure to raise taxes.

03/19/2012

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Governor Brown Denies Parole For Prom Night Shooter

Governor Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board decision to release a prisoner convicted of shooting and killing a 17-year-old girl on prom night in Anaheim.

03/17/2012

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