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Calif. Law Allows Minors To Remove Embarrassing Pics On Social Media Sites

Minors in California will have a chance to remove embarrassing photographs and potentially damaging postings on social media websites under a bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2013

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Calif. Bill Protects Immigrants From Employer Retaliation

Gov. Jerry Brown will consider a bill that would make it illegal for employers to report workers to immigration authorities as retaliation for complaining about their working conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

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Bill Would Encourage Relocation Of Mountain Lions

California would relocate more troublesome mountain lions instead of killing them under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2013

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Bill Would Increase Penalties For ‘Swatting’ Calls

People who make fake 911 calls would be subject to paying the costs of mobilizing emergency responders under a bill that is close to passing the state Legislature.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

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Gov. Brown Drops Appeal Of 3-Drug Execution

California prison officials say they won’t appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state’s three-drug cocktail means of execution.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2013

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Brown Signs $2.1B Bill To Fund Lower-Income School Districts

Governor Jerry Brown stopped by a Los Angeles elementary school Monday to sign a bill that provides more state money to low-income schools.

07/01/2013

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Brown Seeks To Delay Freeing 10K Calif. Inmates

Gov. Jerry Brown is asking a panel of federal judges to delay its order that California release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end, granting him time to appeal the decision to the nation’s high court.

06/28/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers, Gov. Brown To Get Pay Raise

California lawmakers will get a pay raise of nearly $5,000 this year while the governor will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens’ panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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Villaraigosa: ‘I Want To Run For Governor’

Outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Tuesday that he wants to run for governor, but didn’t reveal when he plans to make that happen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2013

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Calif. To Ask US High Court To Reject Inmate Reduction Order

Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration filed notice Monday that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh-in on the long-running prison population case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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Antonovich Blasts Prison Realignment Program In Wake Of Northridge Kidnapping

Tobias Summers, the man wanted in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old Northridge girl, has a long rap sheet, which includes a kidnapping charge.

CBS Los Angeles–04/01/2013

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Gov. Brown To Set Fate Of Ex-Manson Follower

California’s governor has been asked to make the final decision on whether a former Charles Manson follower will be released on parole after serving more than 40 years in prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2013

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Gov. Brown’s Budget Plan May Help Calif. Colleges Avoid Tuition Hikes

After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

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Calif. Budget Debate Turns To Spending, Not Cuts

California’s financial fortunes are more optimistic than they have been in years, but Gov. Jerry Brown says he will propose a budget calling for continued frugality.

01/09/2013

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Gov. Brown ‘Great’ After Cancer Treatment

Gov. Jerry Brown said that he has concluded radiation treatment for early-stage prostate cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2013

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