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Gov. Brown Signs Bills Upgrading Human Trafficking Laws

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law seven new bills intended to thwart human trafficking.


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Gov. Brown Vetoes $100 Million Boost For UC, Cal State

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have given the University of California and California State University systems a $100 million financial boost.


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Governor Signs Bill For Lawyers For Immigrant Kids

Gov. Jerry Brown says he has signed into law a bill to help fund lawyers for unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings.


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Nearly Four Decades Later Women Hope Mother’s Killer Isn’t Paroled A Second Time

On Feb. 5, 1976 Maryann Jacobs said goodbye to her three children before school, but never picked them up. A neighbor discovered the 37-year-old’s body inside her home, brutally raped, tortured and killed.


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Brown Signs Bill On Car Surcharge For Bike Lanes

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill allowing local governments to impose a vehicle registration surcharge to pay for bike lanes and trails.


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Poll Finds Few Know GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kashkari

A new poll on California’s gubernatorial race finds that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown maintains a strong lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari and that few voters could even identify the GOP candidate in the Nov. 4 election.


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New California Law Exempts State In-Home Care Workers, But Not Private Ones

Around 400,000 state in-home supportive services caregivers were left out, only giving paid sick leave to private in-home healthcare companies like Craig Cares in Roseville.


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Concerns Grow Over California Nut Farmers’ Reliance On Groundwater Supply

Back in early August, CBS13 spoke to a University of the Pacific geologist who warned California’s tapped aquifer could cause the ground to sink and eventually collapse the aquifer forever.


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Gov. Brown Slammed Over Tesla In California Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown’s long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant during the only scheduled debate of this year’s governor’s race.



Gov. Brown And Neel Kashkari Facing Off In Only Gubernatorial Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger are meeting for what is likely to be the only gubernatorial debate this election season.


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Poll: Brown Maintains Big Lead Over GOP Challenger Kashkari

A new Field Poll finds that Gov. Jerry Brown has a lead of 16 percentage points over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari in the governor’s race.


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Why Will California’s Plastic Bag Ban Leave Customers Paying More At Store?

In addition to the ban of plastic bags, paper bags will cost 10 cents each, thanks to a deal lawmakers cut with grocers. Plastic bag manufacturers will also get $2 million to help them come up with a plan to make a heavier duty bag grocers can sell to customers.