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SLO skateboard killer threatened to shoot, molest Jerry Brown

San Luis Obispo man Robert Holguin, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old to death, needed just the approval of Governor Jerry Brown to regain his freedom. [KSBY] In March, the California Juvenile Parole Review Board found... (Continue reading)

California librarians irked by governor’s appointment

California Governor Jerry Brown appointed a politically connected journalist to the position of state librarian, frustrating librarians across California. [LA Times] “A former reporter? What the hell? said Librarians’ Guild President Roy B. Stone. “I’m tired of political appointments everywhere... (Continue reading)

Brown weary of potheads, opposes legalization

California Governor Jerry Brown, who recently declared that he would run for a fourth term as governor, stated Sunday that he opposes the legalization of marijuana. [Mercury News] “The world’s pretty dangerous, very competitive,” Brown said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach councilman appointed to California Coastal Commission

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Pismo Beach City Councilman Erik Howell to the California Coastal Commission, Brown announced Friday. Brown selected Howell from five applicants who reside in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Applicants for the seat are... (Continue reading)

California gubernatorial candidates’ war chests

California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari raised nearly $1 million during the first two weeks of his campaign. [MercuryNews] Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official, reported Wednesday that he raised $976,000. Donors include several bankers at Goldman Sachs, former Treasury Secretary... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay imposes water restrictions

In response to a drought declaration by California Governor Jerry Brown, the city of Morro Bay adopted new rules Tuesday restricting water usage. [Tribune] Irrigation of public and private landscaping is now only permitted on Tuesdays and Saturdays for odd-numbered... (Continue reading)

Brown’s drought emergency significant to farmers

Gov. Jerry Brown is slated to declare a drought emergency today which could lead to the reallocation of water from seasonal crops to permanent crops. [CNBC] Brown’s declaration means that crops such as avocado trees would have priority over crops... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court to rule on law license for illegal immigrant

The California Supreme Court will rule Thursday whether a man living in the U.S. illegally can receive a license to practice law. Undocumented immigrant Sergio Garcia has graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam. Federal law, however,... (Continue reading)

California lawmakers to receive pay hike

California lawmakers are in line to receive a 5.3 percent raise on Monday. However, a dozen are refusing the pay hike in light of the down economy and the high number of unemployed Californians. [LATimes] A citizens’ panel approved the... (Continue reading)

Brown signs West Coast pact on climate change

Governor Jerry Brown joined the governors of Oregon and Washington and the premier of British Columbia Monday to sign a West Coast pact on fighting climate change. [Mercury News] The Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy commits the... (Continue reading)

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