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‘4 Every Kid Afflicted, A Public Figure Will Die’ Threatens Graffiti Seen On City Buildings That Targets New Vaccine Law

From Pomona to West Hollywood to Beverly Hills, graffiti apparently targeting a new law in California requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated has been spotted.

07/02/2015

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Environmentalists Want Brown To Stop Offshore Fracking

State regulators this month approved nine permits for so-called fracking operations between August and December in Long Beach Harbor. The Center for Biological Diversity called on Brown Tuesday to halt the plans.

06/30/2015

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California Bill Seeks To Make Cheerleaders Team Employees

The bill approved by the state Senate on Monday would require that cheerleaders be paid at least minimum wage if they work for professional sports teams based in California.

06/29/2015

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Gov. Brown, UN Official Talk Climate ‘Threat’ In LA

California Governor Jerry Brown met with a top United Nations delegation Monday to discuss the impacts of climate change downtown Los Angeles.

06/15/2015

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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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Spending Tops $7M In Nasty East Bay Senate Contest

A special election Tuesday for state Senate is being pitched as a decision about who represents real Democratic values: the state lawmaker and former teacher endorsed by the California Democratic Party, or the Orinda mayor and longtime adviser to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.

05/17/2015

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Advocates Push Lawmakers To Help Social Programs In Budget

As California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.

05/15/2015

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Gov. Brown Proposes $10,000 Fine For Worst Water Wasters

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday called for $10,000 fines for residents and businesses that waste the most water as California cities try to meet mandatory conservation targets during the drought.

04/28/2015

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Los Angeles, San Diego Mayors Take Stage In Drought Fight

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced this week that his city would be deploying water cops and offering money to rip up lawns in an effort to save water during an escalating drought.

04/10/2015

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California Farmers On Drought: ‘You’re Going To See Higher Prices’

Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory statewide water restrictions, announced Wednesday amidst escalated effects of the state’s historic drought, mean big changes for the residents of California.

04/01/2015

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Facing Lowest Snowpack Levels Ever, Brown Orders Statewide Mandatory Water Cuts

California Gov. Jerry Brown has announced statewide mandatory water reductions for the first time ever as the state saw the lowest snowpack levels ever recorded.

04/01/2015

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Older Sister Of Gov. Jerry Brown Dies

Cynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice. In all, the Browns had four children, three of them daughters.

03/30/2015

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Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

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Proposal Would Ease Carpool Lane Rules On 134, 210 Freeways

If you’ve ever been alone in your car and wanted to sneak into the carpool lane, there’s now a proposal to allow you to legally do just that — outside of rush hour —on two of the Southland’s busiest freeways.

02/02/2015

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Californians On Way To State’s New Energy Goals

California is already on the way to meeting Gov. Jerry Brown’s goals for cutting use of climate-changing fossil fuels.

01/06/2015

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