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  • Gov. Brown allows advisory ballot measure on Citizens United decision

    Gov. Brown allows advisory ballot measure on Citizens United decision
    An advisory measure asking Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution and overturn the Citizens United court decision will go on the November ballot in California without Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature on the enabling legislation, Brown announced...
  • Lawmakers on both sides of the Brown, Kashkari debate claim victory

    Lawmakers on both sides of the Brown, Kashkari debate claim victory
    After a combative debate between Gov. Jerry Brown and GOP challenger Neel Kashkari with no real knockout blows, lawmakers on both sides were quick to declare their respective candidates the winner Thursday night. “Hands down. Clearly Gov. Brown...
  • Author of school bond measure says it won't make 2014 ballot

    Author of school bond measure says it won't make 2014 ballot
    Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) said Tuesday that her proposal for a $4.3-billion school bond measure will not be on the November ballot, citing opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown. “We’ve come to the end of the road,” Buchanan said...
  • Jerry Brown kicks off trade mission in Mexico

    Jerry Brown kicks off trade mission in Mexico
    Gov. Jerry Brown, who begins his first full day of meetings here on Monday, wasted no time setting lofty goals for his trade mission to Mexico during a reception on Sunday night. Speaking in a hotel banquet room to scores of delegates who are...
  • How an innocent person can end up on death row

    To the editor: George Skelton is correct that California's death penalty system results in the state "senselessly pouring money down a rathole." However, his defense of the merits of capital punishment is misleading. ("Scrap California's dysfunctional...
  • Packers' Bakhtiari, Saints' Lewis violated concussion rules

    Packers' Bakhtiari, Saints' Lewis violated concussion rules
    Two NFL players violated league protocol on dealing with concussions in last weekend's wild-card playoff games, according to a document obtained by the Associated Press. The document was a letter sent by the chairmen of the NFL's head, neck and spine...
  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate
    Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...
  • Former Cowboys DT Brent released from jail

    Former Cowboys DT Brent released from jail
    Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was released from jail on Sunday, according to the Dallas County sheriff's office. Brent, 26, was convicted of intoxication manslaughter in January. In December 2012, Brent drunken car crash killed his...
  • Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime

    Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime
    Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
  • Opponents gear up to fight transgender law

    Opponents gear up to fight transgender law
    SACRAMENTO — It seems pretty simple: If a student has male genitalia, the kid uses the boys' bathroom. If there are female organs, then it's the girls' room. Right? But what if the student wears a skirt, makeup and lipstick, and has a penis?...
  • Massive Mountain fire spreads; more residents flee

    Massive Mountain fire spreads; more residents flee
    The massive Mountain fire burning in Riverside County has grown to 27,000 acres, prompting new evacuations. More than 6,000 people have had to flee their homes due to the blaze, including the mountain resort of Idyllwild. The blaze stretched from...