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Gov. Brown Signs Mascot Legislation Banning Redskins Name At Public Schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four California schools will be forced to change mascots after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation barring public schools from using the Redskins name for sports teams. 118 more words


Gov. Brown signs bill banning sidewalk tolls on GG Bridge

SACRAMENTO (KRON) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday by two Bay Area assemblymen prohibiting sidewalk tolls for bicycles and pedestrians on the Golden Gate Bridge. 235 more words


Water, water anywhere?

There’s an old sarcastic line that whatever starts in California – whether eating salad at the beginning of a meal or the limited access motorways – spreads eventually to what Angelenos consider the rest of the benighted U.S. 570 more words

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California Enacts Ground-Breaking Law To Close Gender Wage Gap

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday he signed the California Fair Pay Act, the nation’s toughest equal-pay legislation that supporters said offers the strongest protection for victims of wage discrimination. 484 more words


California Gov. Brown To Sign Expanded Fair Pay Legislation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Female employees in California are poised to get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps and receive protection from discrimination and retaliation if they ask questions about how much other people earn. 837 more words


Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Restricting Drone Use Over Private Property

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill meant to rein in the use of drones over private property.

Brown said in a veto message Wednesday night that the measure goes too far in its restrictions. 106 more words


Transgender California inmate seeking prison-funded sex reassignment surgery released

SACRAMENTO (KRON/AP) — A transgender inmate was released from prison on Wednesday and will be based in San Francisco under parole supervision, according to state corrections officials. 116 more words