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Do You Want to Pick Up Tab for PG&E’s Wildfire Negligence?

SACRAMENTO — California's utility regulators would have the option of letting power companies charge their customers for some of the costs of lawsuits stemming from disastrous 2017 wildfires under legislation that will go before the Assembly and Senate this we...
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California Bill Would Allow Medical Pot on School Campuses

SACRAMENTO — Some California parents would be allowed to give their children medical marijuana on school campuses under a bill passed Monday by the state Assembly and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. State law has allowed minors to access medical marijuana since t...
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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Ending Bail Before Trial

SACRAMENTO — California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. “Today, California reforms its bail system so that rich and ...