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Gov. Jerry Brown makes full-throated public and private pitches for climate change deal

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Mon, 07/17/2017 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown warned in a legislative committee hearing Thursday morning of threats to human existence and American democracy should lawmakers not pass his plan to fight climate change.

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Can Jerry Brown fight climate change in his own backyard?

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Wed, 07/05/2017 (All day)

In a room once occupied by Republican Gov. Earl Warren, Jerry Brown toasted legislators from across the aisle at a recent climate luncheon in the stately Governor’s Mansion.

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Oh, well. California water info can remain secret, court rules

Published: 
Wed, 05/17/2017 (All day)

Crucial details about the location and depth of certain California water wells can be kept secret, and out of the hands of an environmental group, a top federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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The fight against climate change in California gains an unlikely ally: Republicans

Published: 
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

Srepping further into its role as the nation’s pioneer on climate issues, California might soon clear a hurdle that has long frustrated environmental advocates: Republicans say they’re joining the fight against global warming.

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Top California legislator vows court fight if EPA revokes Clean Air waiver

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Wed, 03/15/2017 (All day)

California’s top two legislative leaders, Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, were both in the desert last week, visiting with area Democrats as well as business and education leaders.