Gov. Jerry Brown, who has been criticized for granting parole to more murderers than his predecessors, announced Saturday he has granted Easter Weekend pardons to 65 people, including one convicted killer.
Gov. Jerry Brown issued pardons to 79 convicted felons who served their sentences and committed no other crimes for at least a decade.
Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made snoring sounds when reporter Dave Bryan questioned him about reducing the prison sentence for Estaban Nunez, son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez.
A state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.