Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Brown’


Tag Description:
Page 1 of 1712345...1015...Last »

California plans to seize farms to build water tunnels

Gov. Jerry Brown

California officials are preparing to take as many as 300 Central Valley farms by eminent domain in order to build water tunnels, according to a report prepared by state contractors. [ABC News] Governor Jerry Brown is calling for the state... (Continue reading)

Tim Donnelly pushing for referendum on vaccination law

Tim Donnelly

Former California assemblyman Tim Donnelly is attempting to launch a statewide referendum on a mandatory vaccination law that Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday. [LA Times] The law will eliminate a provision that has allowed parents to cite personal or... (Continue reading)

Are California cheerleaders denied minimum wage?

800px-Pro_Bowl_2006_cheerleaders

A bill awaiting California Governor Jerry Brown’s signature would require professional sports teams based in the state to pay cheerleaders at least minimum wage, as well as overtime and sick leave. [ABC News] Cheerleaders have filed lawsuits against several NFL... (Continue reading)

California governor signs mandatory vaccination bill

vaccine

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will require almost all schoolchildren in the state to be fully vaccinated, even if their parents object. [Mercury News] Senate Bill 277 eliminates a provision in California law that... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College losing 35,000 gallons of water daily

Cuesta pool

By KAREN VELIE Amid a four-year drought, Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo has nearly doubled its water usage primarily because of a leaking pool. And college officials plan to keep the pool open while putting off any substantial repairs... (Continue reading)

SLO judge sides with Jerry Brown in parole dispute

Gov. Jerry Brown

A San Luis Obispo Judge ruled that Governor Jerry Brown exercised legitimate authority when he overturned a decision to parole a 23-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Brown declares emergency over Central Coast oil spill

off shore oil

California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday in response to the oil spill near Goleta that has caused about 21,000 gallons of crude to flow into the ocean. Brown’s emergency declaration frees state funds and resources to... (Continue reading)

Parole of SLO skateboard killer up for debate

A 25-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death, appeared in local court Monday, where attorneys debated the legitimacy of Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to keep him locked up in... (Continue reading)

California cities, towns must cut water use by 25 percent

California Governor Jerry Brown announced an executive order Wednesday that will require all cities and towns in the state to cut their water use 25 percent from 2013 levels. [LA Times] The executive order is California’s first mandatory water use... (Continue reading)

California’s death row out of room

With the state tied up in litigation and about 20 newly condemned men arriving yearly, California’s death row has run out of room. [LA Times] Currently, there are 731 men and 20 women sentenced to death in California. Most of... (Continue reading)



Page 1 of 1712345...1015...Last »