Monthly Archives: September 2018

Brown vetoes bill to make abortion drugs available at CA public university clinics | abc7.com

“California won’t become the first state to require its public universities to offer abortion medication at campus clinics despite legislative efforts. Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation Sunday that called for the move. The bill was meant to vastly expand access … Continue reading

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The Trump administration is suing California to quash its new net neutrality law – The Washington Post

“The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States, setting up a high-stakes legal showdown over the future … Continue reading

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark laws that unwind decades of secrecy surrounding police misconduct, use of force – Los Angeles Times

“Gov. Jerry Brown ushered in a new era of transparency in California law enforcement on Sunday, signing two new laws that for the first time give the public access to internal police investigations and video footage of shootings by police … Continue reading

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California gov. signs nation’s strictest net neutrality rules into law | Ars Technica

“California Governor Jerry Brown today signed net neutrality legislation into law, setting up a legal showdown pitting his state against Internet service providers and the Federal Communications Commission. The California net neutrality bill, previously approved by the state Assembly and … Continue reading

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Once California’s governor vetoes a bill, lawmakers almost never challenge the decision – Los Angeles Times

“An old Sacramento adage uses baseball imagery to explain the power of California’s chief executive at the end of the legislative process: “The governor bats last.” But that maxim is technically wrong. A governor’s veto of a bill or a … Continue reading

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Legendary Chicago Blues Guitarist Otis Rush Dead at 84 | KTLA

“Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazz-tinged music influenced artists from Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton to the rock band Led Zeppelin, died Saturday at the age of 84, his longtime manager said. Rush succumbed to complications from … Continue reading

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This Is Not a Drill: Live Mario Kart Is Coming to L.A. Next Year

“There aren’t a lot of good arguments for spending more time in a car in L.A., but there’s at least one great argument: a live Mario Kart competition called the Mushroom Rally, which is an especially unfortunate name in these … Continue reading

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