Governor Jerry Brown

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Beware Of Produce Cheats At Farmers’ Markets — They Don’t Grow What They Sell

How do you know you’re getting freshly picked produce from a local farm, and not from Central America?

05/16/2015

UC Berkeley

No UC Tuition Hikes For Next 2 Years As Part Of Governor Brown’s Revised Budget

This comes after months of negotiations and lobbying by President Napolitano for more funding from the state, to avoid tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.

05/14/2015

Golden State Warriors redesign planned SF Mission Bay arena after an old design drew comparisons to a toilet bowl (CBS SF).

Governor Jerry Brown Fast-Tracks Environmental Review For Warriors Planned San Francisco Arena

This limits the number of days courts would have to rule on any lawsuit contesting the arena’s environmental impact report.

05/13/2015

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Celebrities’ Estate Lawns Still Green As Regular Folks Let Lawns Die Amid Drought

The drought has come down to a question of the haves and the have-nots. But one tweet from say, a Kardashian, encouraging folks to conserve, could be a drought game changer.

05/11/2015

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California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During Drought

California’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.

04/30/2015

Diesel smoke spews from a truck as morning commuters travel the 210 freeway between Los Angeles and cities to the east.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Calls For Reducing Emissions 40 Percent Below 1990 Levels By 2030

The executive order is the most aggressive benchmark in North America and is line with those of leading international governments, including the European Union.

04/29/2015

FRANCE-ENVIRONMENT-WATER DAY

CA Appeals Court Rules Tiered Water Rates Unconstitutional

A state appeals court has ruled a tiered water rate structure is unconstitutional. The impact of the ruling is far-reaching impact as state water districts try to come up with ways to charge customers during California’s drought.

04/21/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

DROUGHT: State Regulators Reveal Mandatory Water Cutbacks, Some Bay Area Cities Must Reduce Consumption By 36 Percent

San Francisco is designated for an 8% reduction, but Hillsborough, Discovery Bay, Atherton and Woodside must reduce their water consumption by 36 percent.

04/18/2015

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. (California Department of Water Resources)

Drought Executive Order Streamlines Process To Install Salinity Barriers In The Delta

If approved, construction on the temporary rock barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could begin as early as May.

04/02/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Issues Calls For Mandatory 25 Percent Water Reduction With No End In Sight For Drought

He has ordered officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time.

04/01/2015

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