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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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Jerry Brown Swears In State Supreme Court Justices

The governor administered oaths of office Monday to Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Leondra Kruger.

01/05/2015

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Lawmakers Push For Changes To Higher Education

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.

12/02/2014

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Jerry Brown Elected To Historic 4th Term As California Governor

Brown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.

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As Midterm Elections Near, Brown Answers Questions About Re-Election Bid

With midterm elections just a week away, Gov. Jerry Brown was in Southern California Tuesday, addressing questions about his re-election bid.

10/28/2014

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Brown Opens Up Spending In Campaign’s Final Month

After months of stockpiling his campaign cash, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun spending big to boost the prospects of the water bond and rainy day fund measures on the November ballot, according to campaign finance reports filed Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

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Brown Spends Little, Has Nearly $24M Left For Re-Election Campaign

Gov. Jerry Brown is reporting that he has nearly $24 million for his re-election campaign after spending very little so far this year.

10/06/2014

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