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Almonds Get Roasted In Debate Over California Water Use

California almonds are becoming one of the world’s favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California’s 39 million people.

04/19/2015

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Gov. Brown Pardons 83 People For Past Crimes

An Oakland, California, man pardoned for crimes he committed nearly three decades ago says he considers the Easter Sunday announcement a new beginning in his life.

04/05/2015

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Cynthia Kelly, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Older Sister, Dies At 81

Cynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice. In all, the Browns had four children, three of them daughters.

03/30/2015

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Authorizing $1 Billion In Drought-Related Spending

Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought.

03/27/2015

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Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

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Jerry Brown Calls Ted Cruz ‘Unfit’ To Run For President

California Gov. Jerry Brown says U.S. Senator Ted Cruz’ views on climate change make the Texas Republican unfit to run for president and that he would entertain making another bid for the White House himself if he were 10 years younger.

03/22/2015

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Gov. Brown, Lawmakers Unveil $1 Billion Drought-Relief Package

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders are set to announce emergency drought-relief legislation as California enters its fourth consecutive dry year.

03/19/2015

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California Gov. Jerry Brown To Announce New Emergency Drought Legislation On Thursday

Gov. Jerry Brown will announce new emergency drought legislation at a press conference on Thursday, his office announced Wednesday.

03/18/2015

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Jerry Brown To Other Governors Visiting California: ‘Come On Out And Make Your Case’

Gov. Jerry Brown has a message for Republican governors planning to visit California to woo business from the state: Welcome.

03/13/2015

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Florida Gov. Heading To California To Try And Lure Businesses Away

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading to the West Coast.

03/12/2015

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California Offers $50 Million Carrot For College Innovation

Gov. Jerry Brown has made a habit of criticizing California’s public colleges and universities for what he sees as a failure to adapt to the 21st century. Now he is putting the state’s money where his mouth is.

03/08/2015

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Clash Between Napolitano, Brown Causes Uncertainty About Future UC Enrollment

University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications

03/02/2015

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