State of California

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Change in jail populations since realignment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s overall county jail population has increased 15 percent under a nearly three-year-old law that keeps most lower-level offenders incarcerated locally instead of in state prisons. Figures compiled by the Board […]


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Gavin Newsom interview: Reinventing American government

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom says ordinary citizens can use technology to help reshape their government for the better. He’s written a book on the subject called “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital […]


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Governor Brown and CA’s State of the State

California is doing well, but with a lot of uncertainty out there, things could go sour in a hurry. That’s the dual message Governor Brown delivered during his State of the State address. Jack Pitney, […]



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