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Governor inks local water bill

Expressing concern over California’s future water supplies, Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday signed legislation to create a structure for formation of a “hybrid” district to manage the Paso Robles basin, as well as a package of bills aimed at regulating basins... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles water bill headed to the governor

A bill seeking establishment of a water management district for the Paso Robles aquifer, AB 2453, easily passed the California Assembly Monday on a 51-4 vote and is on its way to California Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure, by Assemblyman... (Continue reading)

Gov. Brown nixes parole for Manson follower at CMC

A member of the infamous Manson “family” had his bid for parole officially rejected by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, dashing his hopes of being released from California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo County. In March, the state Board... (Continue reading)

Let’s fact check the fracktivists

OPINION By ANDY CALDWELL Willie Brown, one of the most powerful politicians in California history, remarked that “A lie unanswered in politics, becomes truth within 24 hours.” My challenge? Which lie to begin with as I rebut the propaganda disseminated... (Continue reading)

Kashkari goes homeless in bid for governor’s mansion

The former U.S. Treasury official who administered the federal government’s bank bailout program recently spent a week living as a homeless man in Fresno. [LA Times] Multimillionaire Laguna Beach resident Neel Kashkari is the Republican candidate for the California governorship.... (Continue reading)

Brown nominates Stanford Law school professor to California Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown nominated Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar on Tuesday to fill a vacancy on the California Supreme Court. [Mercury News] Cuellar, known as “Tino,” is in line to replace Justice Marvin Baxter, who recently announced that he... (Continue reading)

California restricts access to single-shot handguns

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Friday that bans the sale of single-shot handguns that gun owners can alter into automatic weapons. [Huffington Post] State firearms laws previously restricted the sale of handguns that can be converted... (Continue reading)

Californians increase water usage amid drought

Amid the worst drought to hit California in decades, Californians have increased their water usage. In January, Gov. Jerry Brown asked Californians to slash their water use by 20 percent. Nevertheless, a California Water Resources Board report shows a 1... (Continue reading)

Californians facing $500 a day water fines

After very few Californians listened to Gov. Jerry Brown plea to conserve water, the state is poised to slap water wasters with fines of up to $500 a day. [Mercury News] The state Water Resources Control Board is set to... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission granted power to impose fines

When California Governor Jerry Brown signed the state budget into law Friday, he also granted a new power to the California Coastal Commission. [Sacramento Bee] A provision included in the state budget allows the Coastal Commission to fine property owners... (Continue reading)



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