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Gun Groups Sue Over California's New Firearms Law
The lawsuit challenges a ban on firearms sales to individuals under the age of 21.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Won't Free Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten
Van Houten, the youngest member of Charles Manson’s murderous cult, had been previously denied her release twice by former Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Searching For Mr. Electable
As Democrats eye their 2020 White House candidates, it's best to recall that the "electability" path is littered with the bodies of losers.
California Man Wrongfully Imprisoned For 39 Years Gets $21 Million Settlement
Craig Coley was released in 2017 after DNA evidence helped prove his innocence in the slayings of his girlfriend and her young son.
Leslie Van Houten, Charles Manson Follower, Found Suitable For Parole Panel Says
By Christopher Weber, AP
If Van Houten's case withstands review, her fate will rest in the hands of California’s new Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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California's Pet Stores To Only Sell Rescue Cats, Dogs And Rabbits
A new law requires all pet stores to identify the public agency, shelter or rescue group that the animals came from.
New DNA Test Ordered For Kevin Cooper, Convicted Of 1983 Quadruple Murder
A New York Times columnist says Cooper was framed. Gov. Jerry Brown's order may prove that.
Earlonne Woods, Co-Host Of Ear Hustle Podcast, Has Sentence Commuted
California Gov. Jerry Brown is releasing Woods from San Quentin State Prison after two decades behind bars.
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Ryan Zinke Blames 'Radical Environmentalists' For California Fires
California Gov. Jerry Brown, however, disagrees with the interior secretary and blames higher temperatures and droughts caused by climate change.
California Fire Claims More Lives As Death Toll Rises To 76
By SUDHIN THANAWALA and TERENCE CHEA, AP
The remains of more people were found Saturday in the decimated town of Paradise and in nearby Concow.
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Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels
The solution from Finland, according to the president: "Raking and cleaning and doing things."
Ryan Zinke Says California Wildfires Are Getting Worse But Won’t Mention ‘Climate Change’
The interior secretary said, “There’s a lot of reasons for a fire” and “now is not the time to point fingers.”
Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For California As Deadly Wildfires Rage On
Days earlier, the president had blamed California for the fires and threatened to cut off federal funding.
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California Was About To Set A Major Precedent In Abortion Laws. It Fell Short.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have made it the first state to stock the abortion pill on college campuses.
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California Governor Is 'Missing The Point' With Veto Of Nation's First Safe Injection Site
The proposed San Francisco facility was meant to keep people safe and alive, not cure their addictions.
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California’s Tough Net Neutrality Bill Prompts U.S. Lawsuit
By Jonathan J. Cooper, AP
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will defend the federal government’s position.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Bill Requiring Women On Corporate Boards
"It’s high time corporate boards include the people who constitute more than half the ‘persons’ in America," the governor wrote in his signing message.
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California Bans Gun Sales To Anyone Under 21
By Sophia Bollag, The Associated Press
Rifles will be added to an existing ban on handgun purchases for young adults starting in 2019.
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California Just Officially Banned The Sale Of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
The new law is the first of its kind in the United States.
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California Takes Major Steps Toward Fighting Its Wildfire Crisis
Gov. Jerry Brown just signed more than two dozen bills aimed at battling the disasters on multiple fronts.
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California Launching Its 'Own Damn Satellite' To Track Climate Change Pollution
Gov. Jerry Brown vowed that the state would take matters into its own hands as Donald Trump undoes climate efforts.
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Mayors Say: Trump Be Damned, We Will Still Meet Paris Goals
"We will take action even if Washington doesn’t," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said at the Global Climate Action Summit.
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Jerry Brown Calls Trump A 'Liar, Criminal, Fool' On Climate Change
The president's moves to dismantle environmental protections are a "major assault" on Americans, California's governor said at a climate summit Thursday.
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California Commits To 100 Percent Clean Energy By 2045
The bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the second U.S. state to make such a bold pledge.
California Gov. Signs Laws To Thwart Trump's Offshore Drilling Scheme
New state laws would block gas and oil from reaching shore for distribution.
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California Is One Step Closer To Requiring Women On Corporate Boards
A bill on the governor's desk would make California the first state in the country with such a requirement.
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