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An artist's rendition of the new arena for the Golden State Warriors at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. (Snøhetta & AECOM)

California Lawmakers Consider Proposals On Warriors, Kings Arenas

One proposal would assist the Golden State Warriors in their plan to move the team from Oakland to a possible waterfront arena in San Francisco, a move that has drawn the ire of East Bay lawmakers upset at jobs moving away.

09/05/2013

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State Senate Panel Criticizes Gov. Brown’s Prison Plan, Backs More Rehab

Democrats in the state Senate on Wednesday backed a plan to spend $200 million this year on rehabilitation programs instead of renting thousands of cells in private prisons and county jails to meet a federal court demand that California reduce its inmate population.

09/04/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Let Minors Remove Embarrassing Internet Posts

Minors who post embarrassing photographs or information on social media websites would have a chance to remove it from public view under a bill sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/31/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislative Leaders Say California Budget Deal Near

Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders moved close to a state budget deal Monday that is expected to revamp education funding and begin restoring some of the social services cut during the recession.

06/11/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Most Californians Favor Saving Budget Surplus

Most Californians favor paying down the state’s debts and building a reserve over additional spending for social services, according to a poll released Wednesday that provides a boost for Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.

05/29/2013

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California Lawmakers Pass Series Of Gun Control Bills

The bills that passed between the Senate and the Assembly would expand the list of people who are prohibited from owning firearms, require permits and a fee when buying ammunition, and ban semi-automatic rifles with detachable ammunition magazines.

05/29/2013

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UC Faculty Blasts Bill To Expand Online Courses

University of California faculty members are criticizing a state lawmaker’s proposal to allow public college students to earn degree credit for online courses from outside education providers.

03/19/2013

A construction crew prepares a Bay Area roadway. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Lawmakers Take Aim At California’s Environmental Policy

An effort to water down one of California’s landmark environmental laws is moving forward in Sacramento.

02/26/2013

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California Lawmakers Consider Range Of Gun Control Measures

California lawmakers promised Tuesday to move cautiously as they consider tighter restrictions on handguns, assault rifles and ammunition purchases, proposals that would add to state regulations already among the toughest in the nation.

01/29/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

With Tax Hikes Passed, Calif. Lawmakers Seek Broad Agenda

Lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with a wide-ranging agenda that includes revisions to school funding, gun control laws and environmental regulations.

01/07/2013

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