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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- on Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Charles Alexander, 60, of Inglewood, has...
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Eric Banks, 41, of San Diego, has...
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Felix Yip, 58, of San Marino, has...
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Constance Blackburn, 61, of Poway, has...
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following proclamation convening an extraordinary session of the California State...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he will lead a trade and investment mission to The People’s...
2013 State of the State Address

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. delivered the 2013 State of the State Address. Below is the text as...
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Office of Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown along with The California...
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 23, 2013 as "Ed Roberts Day." Text Follows: Ed...
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: first, Rex Hime, 64, of Loomis, has been appointed to the California State Fair and Exposition Board of Directors, where he has been a member since 1996. Hime has been president and chief executive officer at the California Business Properties Association since 1984.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, David Gordon, 66, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. Gordon has been county superintendent at the Sacramento County Office of Education since 2004.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Edwin Lowry, 61, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board, where he has served since 2011. He served as a part-time hearing officer at the California Department of Pesticide Regulation in 2009. Lowry was deputy attorney general at the California Attorney General’s Office from 2005 to 2007 and from 1988 to 1995.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Galt Police Department K9 Officer Kevin Tonn.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Gov. Brown issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 15th as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Text follows:
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments for January 15: First, Randy Fisher, 48, of Elk Grove, has been appointed assistant chief of labor relations at the California Department of Human Resources.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Sue Burr, 59, of Rancho Murieta, has been appointed to the California State Board of Education. Burr served as the executive director of the California State Board of Education and as education policy advisor to Governor Brown from 2011 to 2012. She served as the executive director of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association from 2006 to 2011 and was the Association’s governmental relations director from 2003 to 2006.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At a press conference on Thursday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed a balanced state budget for 2013-2014 that boosts investment in education, implements health care reform and keeps California on a long-term path to fiscal stability. This budget builds on the work of the last two years to eliminate the ongoing deficit.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that the State of California has taken legal action to end a federal court order that caps the state’s prison population and another that requires “intrusive supervision” of prison mental health care.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued proclamations declaring special elections for the 32nd and 40th Senate Districts of the State of California on May 14, 2013. The primary for these special elections will be held on March 12, 2013.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Feda Almaliti, 35, of Fremont, has been appointed to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities as the Area Board V Representative, where she has served since 2012. Almaliti has been a self-employed full-time advocate for persons with disabilities since 2005.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Luis Dominicis, 59, of Downey, has been appointed to the California Dental Board, where he has served since 2008. Dominicis has been a dentist in private practice since 1993.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Caliornia Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Alice Y. Hom, 45, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California Council for the Humanities. Hom is the director of the Queer Justice Fund at Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, where she was philanthropic advocacy manager from 2007 to 2010.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Douglas Faigin, 66, of Marina del Rey, has been appointed to the California State University, Board of Trustees. Faigin has been president of City News Service Inc. since 1985.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that Dr. Jeffrey Beard has been appointed Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Beard, 65, of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, served as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections from 2001 until his retirement in 2010, overseeing more than 51,000 inmates and 16,000 employees.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Janet Falk, 66, of Oakland, has been appointed to the California Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors. Falk was vice president of real estate development for Mercy Housing from 2002 to 2011 and executive director of the California Housing Finance Corporation from 1999 to 2002.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff and issued the following statement in response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut:
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Michael Brown, 60, of Santa Barbara, has been appointed to the California Ocean Protection Council. Brown has been principal and partner at Brown and Wilmanns Environmental LLC since 2006 and was principal at Michael S. Brown and Associates from 1999 to 2006.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Daniel Dooley, 62, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, where he has served since 2008. Dooley has served in multiple positions at the University of California, Office of the President since 2008, including vice president and senior advisor for agriculture and natural resources and senior vice president of external relations.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Kent Sasaki, 48, of Walnut Creek, has been appointed to the California Building Standards Commission. He has served in multiple positions at Wiss Janney Elstner Associates Inc. since 1989, including principal, board member and engineer.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: first, Carol Monahan Cummings, 54, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief counsel at the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, where she has served since 2003.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin R. Ebbert, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Gilbert A. Romero to a judgeship in the Ventura County Superior Court. Romero, 40, of Ventura, has served as senior deputy district attorney at the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office since 1999.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Bunmi O. Awoniyi and Steven M. Gevercer to judgeships in the Sacramento County Superior Court. Awoniyi, 48, of Elk Grove, has served as a principal attorney with a family law practice since 1994.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michael S. Williams to a judgeship in the Napa County Superior Court. Williams, 66, of Napa, has served as a court commissioner for the Napa County Superior Court since 2001.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michael J. Jurkovich to a judgeship in the Madera County Superior Court. Jurkovich, 57, of Fresno, has served as attorney at Gilmore Wood Vinnard and Magness since 2011.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Brian M. McNamara to a judgeship in the Kern County Superior Court. McNamara, 57, of Bakersfield, has been a sole criminal law practitioner since 1998 and a professor of business law and management information systems at California State University, Bakersfield since 1986.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Adrienne M. Grover as associate justice of the Sixth District Court of Appeal. Grover, 50, of Carmel, has served as a judge for the Monterey County Superior Court since 2002.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Monica Samaniego Hunter, 63, of Los Osos, has been appointed to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, where she has served since 2005. Hunter has been director of research at PAST Foundation since 2010 and has served as the central coast watersheds program manager at the Planning and Conservation League Foundation since 2004.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a number of appointments to posts including District Court of Appeal, and County Superior Court positions.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Aaron Robertson, 44, of Roseville, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Robertson has been deputy director of administration at the California Department of Parks and Recreation since 2012.