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California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Debt For The Poor

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for Californians who can’t afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court penalties.

05/23/2015

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Undocumented Immigrants Swamp DMV Offices; Many Are Failing Written Test

A week into the new California law allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver licenses, Bay Area Department of Motor Vehicle offices have been swamped with new applicants, while many are being turned away after initially failing the written test.

01/09/2015

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Phil Matier: Undocumented Immigrants Driver License Bill Approved With Conditions

The recently approved bill, AB60, allowing undocumented immigrants in California to get driver’s licenses includes a requirement that the new licenses carry a feature distinguishing them from those for legal residents and that has some concerned that people who get the new licenses could be discriminated against.

09/19/2013

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Immigrant Groups Welcome California DMV Report On Unlicensed Drivers

A California study says unlicensed drivers are the most hazardous motorists on the road.

01/16/2013

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Calif. Immigrant Advocates Say Licenses Not Enough, Blast Brown Vetoes

Gov. Jerry Brown may have approved a bill allowing some illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses, but it wasn’t good enough for some immigrant advocates.

10/01/2012

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Driver Licenses For Some Illegal Immigrants

Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

10/01/2012

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2 San Rafael DUI Check Points Net 4 Arrests

Two DUI checkpoints in San Rafael Friday night netted as many drunken driving arrests, San Rafael police said.

10/01/2011

Sonoma Co. Man Accused Of Making Fake IDs, Credit Cards

A Penngrove man is suspected of running a counterfeit drivers’ license and credit card operation from his home, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011

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San Rafael 19-Year-Old Arrested On DUI, Fake ID Charges

Officers arrested a 19-year-old San Rafael woman suspected of driving under the influence and possessing multiple false identification cards in Marin County early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CBS San Francisco–05/09/2011