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An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

Court Gives New Life To California High-Speed Rail

A state appellate court ruling is giving new life to Gov. Jerry Brown’s $68 billion high-speed rail project.

6 hours ago

conservation crackdown

Galt City Leaders Putting Pressure On Residents To Cut Water Usage

Starting on Friday, watering your lawn more than three times a week, washing sidewalks or driveways, or using a hose without an automatic shutoff device could mean up to $100 in fines in Galt.

07/30/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Kicks Off Mexico Trade Mission

Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday aimed at increasing direct investments in California, promoting university exchanges and forming environmental partnerships to combat climate change.

07/27/2014

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Gov. Brown Calls Border Crossings Humanitarian Issue

Gov. Jerry Brown is calling the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border a humanitarian issue and says California will do its part.

07/23/2014

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Gov. Brown To Meet Mexican Official

Gov. Jerry Brown is due to meet Mexico’s secretary of foreign affairs ahead of his trade mission to the bordering nation next week.

07/23/2014

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Students, Coaches Support California Bill Limiting High-School Football Contact Drills

The law will restrict practices involving game-speed tackling at middle and high schools. Full contact is limited to just 90-minute sessions twice a week before and during the season. Those are prohibited during the offseason.

07/22/2014

File photo of Border Patrol on the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

California Not Deploying National Guard Troops To Mexican Border For Immigrants

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of the White House’s response to the border crisis as he considers a second presidential run. He is deploying up to 1,000 troops over the next month at an estimated cost of $12 million per month.

07/21/2014

drought cutback

California Seeks To Send Message To Water-Wasters

Reservoirs are running dry, the Capitol’s lawn has turned brown, and farmers have left hundreds of thousands of acres unplanted.

07/16/2014

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Water Use In California Increases Amid Severe Drought

Californians increased water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve, fallowed farm fields and reservoirs that are quickly draining, according to a report released Tuesday.

07/15/2014

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California Regulators Will Vote On $500 A Day Fine Proposal For Water Overuse During Drought

The rules would prohibit the watering of landscaping to the point that runoff spills onto sidewalks or streets. Hosing down sidewalks, driveways and other hard surfaces would be banned along with washing vehicles without a shut-off nozzle.

07/14/2014

farrmers markets

Lodi Readying For Farmers Market Wine Tasting Rules

LODI (CBS13) — Fresh vegetables with a fine wine. Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law allowing wineries to sell their wine at farmers markets. The catch is only one winery can offer tastings at […]

07/10/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Replacing Language In State Law Defining Marriage Between Man And Woman

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”

07/07/2014

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