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Jerry Brown: Cutting inmates nothing to ‘beat your chest about’

Oct 24, 2013
Jerry Brown: Cutting inmates nothing to ‘beat your chest about’

Gov. Jerry Brown was wrapping up a speech in Washington on Thursday about the merits of California governance when, during a question and answer period, the subject of state prisons arose. The Brown administration, which is under a court order to redu...

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YubaNet.com
AG Kamala D. Harris Announces $1 Million Civil Settlement for Campaign Finance Violations, Calls for Legislative Reform

Oct 24, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 24, 2013 – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the California Attorney General's Office and the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) have jointly secured a $1 million civil settlement against two o...

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YubaNet.com
National Park Service Submits Recommendation to Congress to Establish New National Historical Park to Honor César Chávez and the Farm Labor Movement

Oct 24, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC October 24, 2013 - In response to a request from Congress to study sites related to the life of César Chávez and the farm labor movement, the National Park Service today transmitted a final resource study recommending the establishment...

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YubaNet.com
Agency Officials Continue to Exclude Delta Views from Government-led Tours

Oct 24, 2013

STOCKTON, CA, Oct. 23, 2013 - Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown's rush to build Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and other Pacific fisheries, today called on the State of California Resources Agency, the Metr...

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Capitol Alert
AM Alert: Gov. Jerry Brown trades Sacramento for Washington

Oct 24, 2013
AM Alert: Gov. Jerry Brown trades Sacramento for Washington

Wednesday, we told you about Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez raising his profile by hosting a national event. Today, Gov. Jerry Brown trades Sacramento for Washington, D.C., to rub shoulders with public officials from across the country. Brown is spea...

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Capitol Alert
Dan Walters Daily: California bungles Napa veterans home

Oct 24, 2013

Dan wonders why California continues to maintain an antiquated veterans home rather than converting it into some assets to build a new one. Have a question you'd like Dan to answer? Post it on our Facebook page. See other Dan Walters Daily clips he...

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HealthyCal.org
Changing makes playground accessible for wheelchair-bound children

Oct 23, 2013
Changing makes playground accessible for wheelchair-bound children

By Rachel Goodman If the playground is the great training ground for life, children like Tatum Bakker are missing crucial lessons. Tatum, now 2 ½, was born with Spina Bifida, a spinal cord malformation that causes partial paralysis . She can’t get a...

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HealthyCal.org
22,000 California women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year

Oct 23, 2013

By Margo Connolly October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a critical opportunity to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and help ensure greater access to services for those women battling breast cancer. The...

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California Stem Cell Report
Stanford Loses Star Stem Cell Researcher to Montana State University

Stanford Loses Star Stem Cell Researcher to Montana State University

Renee Reijo Pera, Stanford photo The California stem cell community today chalked up its second departure of the month with the announcement that Renee Reijo Pera is leaving Stanford to join Montana State University. The news about Reijo Pera, whos...

California Political News and Views
SEIU has NEW Victim (After BART): Wants to Hold Los Angeles County Government Hostage

  SEIU Members To Begin Vote On Strike Authorization California County News,  10/23/13 Members of The Service Employees International Union Local 721, which represents approximately 55,000 workers in Los Angeles County, will begin voting on a str...

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