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  • 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...
  • Governor Brown corrects statement about LAX and sea level rise

    An aide to Jerry Brown confirmed Wednesday that the governor was wrong when he said global warming would eventually cause rising seawater to inundate Los Angeles International Airport. Citing new studies, Brown called attention to the global warming...
  • The reason for California's tax volatility: We soak the rich

    The numbers are in, and they're eye-catching: Gov. Jerry Brown's "soak the rich" tax increase really did drench them. And it made California's harmful tax volatility that the governor regularly rails about even worse. Tax volatility — the...
  • Gov. Brown offers schools a bitter pill to heal CalSTRS

    At long last, Gov. Jerry Brown has stopped ignoring the burgeoning fiscal sinkhole that is CalSTRS, the state teacher retirement fund. The question now is whether he can sell his plan to lawmakers and the schools in their districts. CalSTRS holds...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown issues new executive order on drought

    SACRAMENTO -- With every part of California suffering from the drought, Gov. Jerry Brown issued a new executive order on Friday in an attempt to provide some relief from the persistent dry conditions across the state. Brown's actions run the gamut...
  • 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...
  • Tea party candidate in Calif. governor's race takes Hollywood

    Tea party candidate in Calif. governor's race takes Hollywood
    Candidates rarely appear at their campaign headquarters before the polls close, but tea party favorite Tim Donnelly has taken pride in bucking the establishment and its customs at every turn in his quixotic bid for governor of California.  He showed...
  • Neel Kashkari calls for unity but Tim Donnelly won't play along

    Neel Kashkari calls for unity but Tim Donnelly won't play along
    As he conceded in the primary race for governor of California on Tuesday night, Tim Donnelly urged his supporters to carry on their fight to defend liberty. But, foreshadowing a potentially deep and problematic rift for the California Republican Party...
  • Poor California primary turnout explained: Contented people stay home

    Poor California primary turnout explained: Contented people stay home
    The cause of California’s embarrassingly low voter turnout Tuesday can be easily summarized by a simple equation: Relative contentment + a sense of predestined outcome = little incentive to vote. Voters come in many shades and flavors. Some are...
  • Kashkari's California win a victory for GOP establishment

    Kashkari's California win a victory for GOP establishment
    That sound you hear is establishment Republicans exhaling, from Eureka to Yucaipa to Washington, D.C. By emerging from the primary scrum to face incumbent Democrat Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari hasn’t greatly shortened the long odds against a...