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World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...mayor made an individual plea Tuesday for the world to change its ways. Drawing rousing applause, California Gov. Jerry Brown denounced global warming deniers who he said were "bamboozling" the public and politicians with false information...
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California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.The bill aims to increase immunization rates after a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in December sickened over...
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California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill Mississippi and West Virginia are the only two states with such strict requirements in place.Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has not said if he would sign it.Parents opposed to the bill vowed to take legal action even though the issue has...
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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country...
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High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...same-sex marriage supporters, they may have little incentive to go back into court. In California, for instance, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris both opposed Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment that prohibited same-sex...
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...Phelan hiked up the Sierra Nevada and tacked a water claim to an oak tree along the bank of the Tuolumne River. Gov. Jerry Brown calls the system "somewhat archaic.""Revising the water-rights system is a thermo-nuclear issue in California...
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Sexy ads promote water saving with a wink

...just 44 gallons a day in April, compared to as much as 368 gallons a day in Palm Springs-area resort cities.Gov. Jerry Brown in April ordered a cumulative statewide 25 percent cut in water use by cities and towns, starting this month, to get...
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Brown lawns loom this year in California

...loath to say goodbye to the grass.Last summer, Garden Grove residents used even more water than usual after Gov. Jerry Brown asked people to voluntarily conserve. And while the city has banned watering lawns during the day, it sends fewer...
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California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

LOS ANGELES - Building on California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the state to further slash its carbon footprint over the next 15 years.Brown set a new target of reducing...
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Group aims to legalize marijuana use in California

...seeking to legalize it for recreational purposes in 2010, and some of the state's top politicians, including Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, have expressed skepticism about legalization.A Public Policy Institute of California...


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