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California Nurses Press Gov. Brown On Ebola Safety

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to meet with the state’s largest nurses union to discuss Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other health facilities.


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Gov. Brown Pursues Lasting Policy Legacy In California

Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor.



Neel Kashkari’s Gubernatorial Ad Draws Criticism For Depiction Of Drowning Child

The ad features a child fighting for his life that’s eventually saved by Kashkari. The ad is supposed to be a metaphor for the state of education in California.



Have You Registered To Vote? California’s Deadline Is Oct. 20 For November Election

Ballots are in the mail for vote-by-mail voters, but it’s not too late to register to vote in this year’s election.


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California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Gun Bills, Plastic Bag Ban, Rejects Ethics Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown signed and vetoed a series of bills on the final day of considering the legislation passed in the prior legislative session .


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Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Ethics Bills, Saying They Don’t Address Anything Already Regulated

Brown vetoed a bill that would have banned elected officials from requesting payments on their behalf to nonprofit organizations run by family members. He also rejected a bill seeking to ban tickets and reduce the value of other gifts that can be given to legislators.


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Sacramento State Staff, Students Praise Passage Of Law To Protect Against Sexual Assault

It’s the first legislation in the country that requires people to verbally agree to a sexual encounter. It involves “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement” before students have sex. It’s aimed at protecting students who are drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep and cannot grant consent.


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California Adopts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex-Assault Rule

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.


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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.