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  • A show of disunity at California GOP convention

    A show of disunity at California GOP convention
    It was a double indignity for Neel Kashkari this weekend when not just one but two fellow Republicans on November's statewide ballot declined to endorse his campaign to oust Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. When Kashkari reached for an analogy Saturday to...
  • Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies

    Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies
    The scene captured on video by a onetime aspiring filmmaker had neither actors nor dialogue, but it spoke volumes: A stream of water from a leaking sprinkler pooled on the ground, creating a miniature marsh. Above the glistening pond, silver block...
  • Brown administration's angling to ban lead fishing weights

    Brown administration's angling to ban lead fishing weights
    Californians who enjoy fishing, heads up: Gov. Jerry Brown has his eye on your tackle box. He's especially interested in your lead sinkers, starting with the tiny split shot. Those little buggers can get lost in the water and be ingested by careless...
  • Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

    Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste
    In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights for students online and crack down on ill-behaved professional sports team owners. He also signed a bill setting a deadline for Exide Technologies'...
  • Governor OKs temporary gun seizures from people judged to be a danger

    Four months after a disturbed man killed six UC Santa Barbara students and wounded 13 others, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation allowing the temporary seizure of guns from people determined by the courts to be a threat to themselves or...
  • Statewide ban on disposable plastic bags is signed into law by Brown

    California will have the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags under a measure signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown, who also expanded gun controls and personal privacy protections in an eclectic final flurry of bill signings for the year....
  • Brown splits package of bills aimed at reducing truancy

    Brown splits package of bills aimed at reducing truancy
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at curbing truancy and absenteeism among California students. The bills, part of a package proposed by state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and several lawmakers, would have required school boards and...
  • California bans political fundraising parties at lobbyists' homes

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 30 (Reuters) - Lobbyists in California will be banned from throwing lavish fundraising parties at their homes and offices for state candidates under a bill signed Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, who vetoed other...
  • Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

    Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles
    Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing financial incentives and other perks to entice consumers to buy the environmentally friendly vehicles. The push for low-emission cars, combined...
  • Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars in California

    Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars in California
    Think twice next time you tailgate that new Audi in front of you; there might not be a human driving it. Audi announced Tuesday that it is the first automaker to get a permit from the state of California to test self-driving cars on public roads. New...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown approves bills to expand bike trails

    Gov. Jerry Brown approves bills to expand bike trails
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed two measures aimed at helping cities and counties expand and improve bike paths and trails, including one allowing local ballot measures to pay for the work. One bill allows local agencies including cities and park...