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Rep. George Miller Has Harsh Words for Intelligence Committees

January 24, 2014 | 7:00 am

Rep. George Miller Has Harsh Words for Intelligence Committees

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Retiring lawmaker says panels fail to provide oversight and that his successor ‘better be skeptical.’

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Report Blasts Caltrans for Handling of Bay Bridge Construction Problems

January 23, 2014 | 12:57 pm

Report Blasts Caltrans for Handling of Bay Bridge Construction Problems

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Study describes agency’s ‘institutionalized lack of transparency’ in responding to the project’s flaws

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Text of Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address

January 22, 2014 | 9:04 am

Text of Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address

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Governor addresses state’s challenges and opportunities as it deals with drought and continuing economic recovery.

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Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

January 14, 2014 | 12:10 pm

Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

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CalPERS fund scored a 16 percent gain in 2013. Meantime, a crisis looms for teachers’ pension fund.

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Michael Krasny and Forum’s Producers’ Favorite Shows of 2013

December 30, 2013 | 9:00 am

Michael Krasny and Forum’s Producers’ Favorite Shows of 2013

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The ones that stuck with us, from a show on kindness to a Mike Tyson interview to dogs to housing.

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Gov. Brown Grants 127 Christmas Eve Pardons

December 24, 2013 | 12:58 pm

Gov. Brown Grants 127 Christmas Eve Pardons

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Those pardoned have completed their sentences, have a record of at least a decade without criminal activity.

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Ruling Says San Jose Cannot Cut Employee Pensions

December 23, 2013 | 5:34 pm

Ruling Says San Jose Cannot Cut Employee Pensions

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Judge rules on controversial Measure B, says city can cut workers’ salaries to save taxpayer funds.

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San Jose Considers New Limits on Medical Pot Outlets

December 10, 2013 | 10:53 am

San Jose Considers New Limits on Medical Pot Outlets

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With 80 pot outlets spread across the city, officials say it’s time to end ‘laissez-faire’ policy.

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Tech Heavyweights Launch Surveillance Reform Campaign

December 9, 2013 | 10:12 am

Tech Heavyweights Launch Surveillance Reform Campaign

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As Snowden revelations continue, eight major tech firms urge lawmakers to rein in spy agencies.

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Poll: Gov. Brown’s High Approval Ratings — We’d Elect Him Again

December 5, 2013 | 6:00 am

Poll: Gov. Brown’s High Approval Ratings — We’d Elect Him Again

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A new Field Poll shows California voters think Brown is doing a good job, and could win another term.

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