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New judge appointed to SLO court

Gayle Peron

California Governor Jerry Brown has placed a new judge on the bench in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Gayle L. Peron, 60, will become a judge after having served as a commissioner in San Luis Obispo since 2006. Commissioners share... (Continue reading)

Governor again reverses parole for SLO skateboard killer

Gov. Jerry Brown

For the second consecutive year, California Governor Jerry Brown has overturned a decision to parole a San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. In 2005, Robert Holguin broke into Gerald... (Continue reading)

SLO County cities meeting water use mandates


Six of the seven cities in San Luis Obispo County are meeting their water conservation targets set by California regulators, according to data released by the State Water Resources Control Board. One city, Grover Beach, did not submit its water... (Continue reading)

California bans smokeless tobacco at ballparks


California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that bans smokeless tobacco at all ballparks in the state. [CBS Los Angeles] The new law, AB 768, imposes a ban that Major League Baseball has called for, but failed to deliver... (Continue reading)

California to automatically register drivers to vote

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Saturday that will automatically register state residents to vote when they obtain or renew a driver’s license. [Mercury News] Assembly Bill 1461, which was authored by Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, contains... (Continue reading)

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs new marijuana legislation


Gov. Jerry Brown signed a trio of bills into law Friday that establish statewide rules on the growth, distribution and sale of marijuana. “This new structure will make sure patients have access to medical marijuana, while ensuring a robust tracking... (Continue reading)

Governor approves plan for Isla Vista CSD


California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that allows for the creation of a community services district in Isla Vista. Assemblyman Das Williams, a Santa Barbara Democrat, authored AB 3 in response to recent sexual assaults, riots and the... (Continue reading)

Assisted suicide legalized in California

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. The End of Life Option Act will allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill. In order to receive a lethal... (Continue reading)

Governor Brown signs Diablo Canyon bill

Katcho Achadjian

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 361 which provides continued funding for two Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant oversight bodies. AB 361 was authored by Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) and coauthored by Senators Bill Monning (D-Carmel)... (Continue reading)

Sex ed to be mandatory in California high schools

Gov. Jerry Brown

California Gov.Jerry Brown signed a pair of bills Thursday that will require high school students in the state to take sex education courses and to learn that “yes means yes.” [Sac Bee] Most California school districts currently offer sexual education... (Continue reading)

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