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Report: Limo driver on phone before fatal fire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The estranged wife of the Northern California limousine driver who was behind the wheel when a fire in the vehicle killed five women celebrating a wedding in May said he […]

07/21/2013

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California finds too few inmates for early release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration says in a court filing that the state is falling far short of meeting a demand from federal judges to find thousands of inmates who could be […]

07/19/2013

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Kings Captain Dustin Brown to stay with team 8 more years

The Los Angeles Kings have announced an eight year contract extension with team captain Dustin Brown, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.  Brown, who has one year left on his current deal, will remain […]

07/18/2013

October 2011 photo provided by Melanie Capobianco shows her adoptive daughter Veronica trick-or-treating, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Melanie Capobianco, File)

Court awards American Indian child to SC couple

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An American Indian child at the center of a custody suit that went to the U.S. Supreme Court should be returned to the Charleston-area couple seeking to adopt her, South Carolina’s […]

07/18/2013

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Brown signs California business incentive program

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation overhauling an economic development program in an effort to encourage manufacturing and job growth in California. The governor signed AB93 and SB90 at a biotech […]

07/11/2013

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California state workers approve union pact

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Members of California’s largest public employee union have overwhelmingly approved a three-year contract with Gov. Jerry Brown. The Sacramento Bee reports SEIU Local 1000 announced Tuesday that 90 percent of […]

07/09/2013

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California resurgent under Brown, but spending still a worry

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise for his political maneuvering in closing a $25 billion budget deficit and restoring some of California’s financial luster. The state’s credit rating is rebounding and […]

07/05/2013

Power restored after outage at San Diego airport

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Power has been restored to a San Diego Airport terminal, after an outage caused minor flight delays and forced security workers to hand-screen luggage and passengers. San Diego Airport Authority spokeswoman […]

05/26/2013

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Jerry Brown defends education spending in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is defending his proposal to shift some education spending to the state’s neediest children. With a proposed jump in school spending this year, Brown wants to target new […]

05/17/2013

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Calif. to ask US high court to reject inmate order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has filed notice that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh in on the long-running prison population case. It wants the high court to […]

05/13/2013

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Gov. Brown vows to reform chemical disclosure law

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wants to revamp a California law requiring businesses to post public warnings of chemicals, saying it’s been abused by some lawyers. Proposition 65 was passed by voters nearly […]

05/08/2013

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Calif. considers speeding up inmate releases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is considering speeding up the release of some inmates while allowing other inmates with a violent history to become firefighters, under a proposal to cut crowding in state prisons Gov. […]

05/03/2013

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