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California News: Governor Brown to Swear In Joshua Groban to California Supreme Court Tomorrow

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will swear in Joshua Groban to the California Supreme Court tomorrow in Sacramento, at a ceremony joined by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and other judicial and state officials.  Groban’s nomination to the court was unanimously confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments on December 21, 2018. … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown to Swear In Joshua Groban to California Supreme Court Tomorrow

California Political News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: Claire Crenshaw, 29, of Alturas, has been reappointed to the 34th District Agricultural Association, Modoc District Fair Board of Directors, where she has served since 2017.  Crenshaw has been secretary to the superintendent at the Modoc Joint Unified School District since … Continue reading California Political News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Announces Appointments

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Selects Joshua Groban for California Supreme Court

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Joshua Groban as his choice for associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Joshua Groban, 45, of Los Angeles, has served as a senior advisor to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. since 2011. “Josh Groban has vast knowledge of the law and sound and … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Selects Joshua Groban for California Supreme Court

California News: California Governor, Edmund G. Brown Jr., Issues Proclamation Declaring Veterans Day

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring November 11, 2018, as Veterans Day in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below: Veterans Day began as Armistice Day, a holiday commemorating the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.  All too soon, it … Continue reading California News: California Governor, Edmund G. Brown Jr., Issues Proclamation Declaring Veterans Day

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement in response to the shooting last night in Thousand Oaks, California: “Our hearts ache today for the victims of this heinous act and our deepest condolences are with the Thousand Oaks community and those who lost friends and loved ones.  We … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Appoints 6 Superior Court Judges

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G.Brown Jr. yesterday announced the appointment of 6 California superior court judges, which include: One in Alameda County; three in Los Angeles County; one in Orange County; and one in San Bernardino County. Alameda County Superior Court Jason B. Chin,42, of Alameda, has been appointed to a judgeship in … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Appoints 6 Superior Court Judges

California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on New UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today on a new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) finding that the world must take unprecedented action to limit global warming to 1.5 ° Celsius.  The report was prepared by 91 authors and editors from 40 … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on New UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

California News: Governor Brown Signs Bills to Protect, Support Women, Children, Working Families

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a package of bills to protect and support women, children and working families across California. AB 929 by Assemblymember Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) – Spousal support factors: domestic violence. AB 1619 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – Sexual assault: … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Signs Bills to Protect, Support Women, Children, Working Families

California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Issues Legislative Update

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 315 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) – Pharmacy benefit management. AB 1013 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Remote accessible vote by mail system. AB 1289 by Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) – Real property disclosure requirements. … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Issues Legislative Update

California News: Governor Brown Reaffirms Commitment to Paris Agreement Goals with America’s Pledge Co-Founder Michael Bloomberg, U.S. Climate Alliance Governors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On the first full day of the Global Climate Action Summit, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and fellow Summit co-chair and America’s Pledge co-founder Michael Bloomberg today released a new report quantifying the actions by U.S. cities, states and businesses to drive down their greenhouse gas emissions, and joined fellow U.S. … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Reaffirms Commitment to Paris Agreement Goals with America’s Pledge Co-Founder Michael Bloomberg, U.S. Climate Alliance Governors

California News: Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal

SACRAMENTO, CA – Reaffirming California’s global climate leadership, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed Senate Bill 100, authored by Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León, setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal for the state, and issued an executive order establishing a new target to achieve carbon neutrality – both by 2045. … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal

California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signs Bills to Block Trump Administration’s Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion

Also Announces Opposition to Federal Government’s Scheme to Reopen Drilling on Public Lands SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation – SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) – to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast, and announced … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signs Bills to Block Trump Administration’s Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Announced Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced the following appointments: Todd R. Bland, 56, of Elk Grove, has been appointed assistant director of the Automation, Integrity, and Client Initiatives Branch at the California Department of Social Services, where he has been deputy director of the Family Engagement and Empowerment Division since … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Announced Appointments

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Grants Executive Clemency

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced that he has granted 36 pardons and 31 commutations. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime in California may apply to the Governor for a pardon.  Those granted pardons all completed their sentences years ago and the majority were convicted of drug-related or other … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Grants Executive Clemency

California News: Governor Edmund G.Brown Jr. Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer, Officer Kirk Griess

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Kirk Griess: “Today we mourn the loss of a father of three – Officer Griess – who lost his life while protecting his community.  We extend our heartfelt sympathies to his family, … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G.Brown Jr. Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer, Officer Kirk Griess

California News: Governor Brown Issues Executive Order to Streamline Cleanup and Recovery in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts in communities impacted by the devastating wildfires that continue to burn in Lake, Siskiyou, Shasta, Mendocino and Napa counties. There are 15 major fires currently burning in California that have destroyed homes … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Issues Executive Order to Streamline Cleanup and Recovery in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Monday announced the following appointments: Laphonza Butler, 39, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the University of California Board of Regents.  Butler has been president of SEIU United Long Term Care Workers Union since 2010.  She was a national division director and campaign director for SEIU … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Announces Appointments

California News: CA Governor Brown Meets with Fire, Emergency Leaders in Shasta County, Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Northern California Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today met with local leaders and fire and emergency management officials at the Carr Fire Incident Command Post in Shasta County and officially requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the ongoing emergency response and help residents recover from the devastating fires burning in Lake, … Continue reading California News: CA Governor Brown Meets with Fire, Emergency Leaders in Shasta County, Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Northern California Wildfires

California News: California Governor Brown to Survey Wildfire Impacts, Meet with Emergency Officials in Shasta County Tomorrow

ANDERSON, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will survey wildfire damage and meet with local leaders and fire and emergency management officials at the Carr Fire Incident Command Post in Shasta County tomorrow.  The Governor will hold a media availability at the conclusion of a private briefing. Media Availability When: Tomorrow, Saturday, August … Continue reading California News: California Governor Brown to Survey Wildfire Impacts, Meet with Emergency Officials in Shasta County Tomorrow

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signs Tribal Compacts

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, as well as amendments to the current tribal-state gaming compacts with the Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians, the Karuk Tribe and the … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signs Tribal Compacts

Califonria News: California Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of National Park Service Firefighter, Captain Brian Hughes

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of National Park Service Fire Captain Brian Hughes, who passed away while working on the Ferguson Fire in Mariposa County: “Anne and I are deeply saddened to hear about Captain Hughes’ death and extend our condolences to his … Continue reading Califonria News: California Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of National Park Service Firefighter, Captain Brian Hughes

California News: California Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Siskiyou County Due to Klamathon Fire

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for Siskiyou County due to the effects of the Klamathon Fire, which has destroyed structures, threatened homes and critical infrastructure and caused the evacuation of residents. _____ SOURCE: news provided by GOV.CA.GOV on July 5, 2018

California News: California Governor Brown Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced the following appointments: Dallas Burtraw, 62, of Takoma Park, Maryland, has been appointed to the Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee.  Burtraw has been Darius Gaskins senior fellow at Resources for the Future since 2010, where he has been a senior fellow since 1998 and … Continue reading California News: California Governor Brown Announces Appointments