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California governor treated for early-stage prostate cancer

Dec 12 2012

SACRAMENTO California Governor Jerry Brown is undergoing treatment for early-stage prostate cancer with an excellent prognosis for recovery, and the 74-year-old Democrat is expected to keep up a full work schedule, his office said on Wednesday.

California Governor Brown treated for early stage prostate cancer

Dec 12 2012

SACRAMENTO California Governor Jerry Brown is undergoing treatment for early stage prostate cancer with an excellent prognosis for recovery, and the 74-year-old Democrat is expected to keep up a full work schedule, his office said on Wednesday.

California's Berkeley to give college scholarships to illegal immigrants

Dec 11 2012

SACRAMENTO, California The University of California's Berkeley campus announced on Tuesday that a private foundation has given $1 million to fund scholarships for illegal immigrants.

California says federal immigration detention requests are voluntary

Dec 04 2012

SACRAMENTO California's attorney general said on Tuesday that state and local law enforcement agencies were not required to honor federal immigration detention requests, a declaration welcomed by immigrant rights activists.

Judge allows California gay conversion therapy ban to take effect

Dec 04 2012

SACRAMENTO A federal judge on Tuesday cleared the way for a landmark California law that bars a controversial therapy aimed at reversing homosexuality in children and teenagers to take effect in January.

Gay "conversion therapy" proponents seek to halt California ban

Nov 30 2012

SACRAMENTO A Christian legal group urged a federal judge on Friday to halt a landmark California law that bars a controversial therapy aimed at reversing homosexuality from being used on children and teenagers, calling the law a violation of privacy and free speech.

Gay 'conversion therapy' proponents seek to halt California ban

Nov 30 2012

SACRAMENTO, Nov 30 A Christian legal group urged a federal judge on Friday to halt a landmark California law that bars a controversial therapy aimed at reversing homosexuality from being used on children and teenagers, calling the law a violation of privacy and free speech.

High winds, heavy rain to batter California through the weekend

Nov 30 2012

SACRAMENTO Heavy rain and winds of up to 80 miles per hour were forecast in California's mountain and coastal regions when a storm rolls through the U.S. West Coast this weekend, prompting warnings of mud flows and flooding.

High winds, heavy rain to batter California through the weekend

Nov 30 2012

SACRAMENTO, Nov 30 Heavy rain and winds of up to 80 miles per hour (129 kph) were forecast in California's mountain and coastal regions when a storm rolls through the U.S. West Coast this weekend, prompting warnings of mud flows and flooding.

California Democratic campaign treasurer gets eight years for fraud

Nov 28 2012

SACRAMENTO A Democratic campaign treasurer accused of defrauding the campaign war chests of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and other California politicians was sentenced to eight years in prison and ordered to pay $10.5 million in restitution on Wednesday.

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