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'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Brings Some Relief To Calif.The deal in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff" will bring a reprieve to California's slowly rebounding economy, but uncertainty remains in part because Congress delayed action on federal spending cuts.
Gov. Brown Repeal Proposal Would Allow Shelter Euthanasia After 72 HoursPet advocates are fighting like cats and dogs to stop a deficit-slashing proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown that aims to save $23 million by ending reimbursements to animal shelters for the cost of keeping strays alive.