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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Native American Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G Brown, Jr. announced a Proclamation declaring September 28, 2012, as Native American Day.
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for Sept. 28, 2012 – New Bills Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB 276 by Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) – Central Coast Hospital Authority. AB 377 by Assemblymember Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana) – Pharmacy. (Additional follow.)
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 28, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, LaRonda Bowen, 60, of Pasadena, has been appointed small business ombudsman for the California Air Resources Board, where she has served since 2009. Bowen was sole proprietor of Bowen and Associates from 2000 to 2009 and was public advisor for the South Coast Air Quality Management District from 1989 to 2000.
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for Sept. 27, 2012 – New Bills Signed Into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 40 by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada (D-Davis) – Elder and dependent adult abuse: reporting. AB 41 by Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-South San Francisco) – High-Speed Rail Authority: conflicts of interest: disqualification. (Additional follow.)
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs Laws to Protect Privacy for Social Media Users

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today took to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and MySpace to announce that he has signed two bills that increase privacy protections for social media users in California.
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs the Energy Security Coordination Act of 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the Energy Security Coordination Act of 2012 (SB 1409), authored by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), which strengthens the clean energy partnership between California and the U.S. military.
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update – Signs bills to improve education in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills to improve education in California: AB 644 by Assemblymember Robert Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys) – Schools: average daily attendance: online instruction. AB 1723 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) – Postsecondary educational institutions: meetings: live video and audio transmission. (Additional follow.)
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for Sept. 26, 2012 – Bills Signed into Law re Treatment of Animals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills related to the treatment and welfare of animals: AB 1162 by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-Eureka) – Wildlife: poaching. AB 1776 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) – State government: Pacific leatherback sea turtle. (Additional follow.)
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs Padilla Bill to Expand Voter Registration – California Acts While Other States Move to Restrict Voting and...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown today signed into law Senate Bill 35 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The new law will facilitate voter registration and further California's compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), commonly known as Motor Voter. The bill goes into effect on January 1, 2013.
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Bolster California Business and Create Jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a series of eight bills to bolster business and job creation in the state of California. “As California’s economy recovers from the deepest recession since the Great Depression, it’s important that state government bolsters local job growth,” said Governor Brown. “Simply put, these bills make it easier for people to do business in California.”
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs Bill to Boost Commercial Space Travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a bill to boost the commercial space-travel sector in California. Assembly Bill 2243 (Knight) limits liability for space-flight companies.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 20, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Elliot Block, 51, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director, legal counsel at the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, where he has served since 2006.
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Calif. Governor Brown and Attorney General Harris Honor 3 with Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. was joined by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today to honor three individuals with the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for their extraordinary commitment, service and bravery in the line of duty.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 13, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Rody Boonchouy, 34, of Vacaville, has been appointed to the California Concurrence Committee. Boonchouy has been the principal at the Da Vinci Charter Academy since 2011.
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for Sept. 13, 2012 – Signs New Bills into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills, including: AB 197 by Assemblymember Joan Buchanan (D-San Ramon) – Public employees' retirement. AB 801 by Assemblymember Sandre Swanson (D-Oakland) – Illegal dumping enforcement officers and code enforcement officers. (Additional follow.)
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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Bills into Law: Legislative Update for Sept. 7, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 233 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall (D-Los Angeles) – Personal income taxes: voluntary contributions: California YMCA Youth and Government Fund. AB 432 by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) – Transit: Sacramento County. Additional follow:
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Special Election Proclamation by The Governor of The State of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, California Governor Brown issued the following proclamation, resulting from the resignation of Senator Doug LaMalfa: SPECIAL ELECTION PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
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Calif. Brown Announces Pension Reform Agreement to Save Billions by Capping Benefits, Increasing the Retirement Age

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. outlined a sweeping pension reform agreement that saves billions of taxpayer dollars by capping benefits, increasing the retirement age, stopping abusive practices and requiring state employees to pay at least half of their pension costs.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Aug. 22, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Jeffrey Azoff, 26, of Beverly Hills, has been appointed to the California Exposition and State Fair Board of Directors. Azoff has been senior manager and strategic operations manager at Front Line Management Group Inc. since 2008.
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Calif. Governor Brown Cuts Red Tape to Strengthen State's Response to Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As wildfires threaten communities across the state, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today secured approval from U.S. Secretary of...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Aug. 20, 2012 to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Leah Brew, 45, of Brea, has been appointed...
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update with Bills Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills: First, AB 391 by Assemblymember...
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Calif. Gov. Brown Launches 'Climate Change: Just The Facts' to Refute Global Warming Deniers

STATELINE, Nev. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. used the occasion of the annual Tahoe Summit to launch a...
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Calif. Gov. Brown announces appointments to California County Superior Courts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of various individuals to California Country Superior Court positions....
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Calif. Governor Brown: Use Money to Keep California's Parks Open

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. pledged to work with the California State Legislature to direct millions of...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 27, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday announced the following appointments: First, Carole Goldsmith, 47, of Fresno, has been appointed...
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Calif. Governor Brown Dedicates Sunrise Powerlink Transmission Line

ALPINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today dedicated the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line in San Diego County, which will deliver...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 25, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Julie Austin, 56, of Oceanside, has been appointed...
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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Legislation (SB 1029) to Improve California's Transportation System

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed SB 1029, which will create thousands of new jobs in California...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 17, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday announced the following appointments: First, Eric Gelber, 65, of Davis, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 16, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday announced the following appointments: First, Todd Irby, 54, of Sacramento, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 13, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Adele Arnold, 60, of Sonora, has been appointed...
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for July 13, 2012 – New Assembly Bills Signed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has signed the following bills: First, AB 57 by Assemblymember...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 11, 2012 to California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Donna Atteberry, 64, of Mountain View, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs California Homeowner Bill of Rights

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the California Homeowner Bill of Rights to halt the “abusive tactics”...
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update for July 10, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills: First, AB 389 by Assemblymember...
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Calif. Governor Brown's Government Reorganization Plan Becomes Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The most comprehensive overhaul of state government in decades became official on Tuesday following legislative approval of Governor Edmund...
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Calif. Governor Brown Praises Decision to Open Silicon Valley Patent Office

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement in response to the United States Department of Commerce’s...
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs State Legislation June 27 and 28, 2012 (Round-up of Assembly Bills)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed the following bills yesterday: AB 1464 by Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys) –...
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Calif. Governor Brown Signs California's 2012-13 'Balanced' Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday signed a balanced state budget that protects funding for education and public...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 27, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Christopher Reardon, 51, of Modesto, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 25, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Dean Grafilo, 40, of West Sacramento, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Govt. Appointments for June 22, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday announced the following appointments: First, Sonia Huestis, 38, of Courtland, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Directs State Agencies to Revise Flammability Standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in an effort to protect public safety by reducing the use of toxic flame retardants, Governor Edmund G....
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Flag Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Proclamation Declaring Flag Day: On June 14th, 1777, in the midst of our struggle to free ourselves from the...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Govt. Appointments for June 13, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Robert Boneso, 50, of Paso Robles, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 12, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Ryan Brooks, 41, of San Francisco, has been...
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 11, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Doug Bloch, 42, of Oakland, has been appointed to the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation. Bloch has been political director at Teamsters Joint Council 7 since 2010.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 8, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Thomas Cullen, 50, of Novato, has been appointed chief deputy director for the Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response, also known as the Oil Spill Response Administrator, at the California Department of Fish and Game.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 7, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, David Dias, 51, of Napa, has been appointed to the Contractors State License Board, where he has served since 2011. Dias has been a business representative for Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 104 since 2005.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 4, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Jack Hall, 55, of Fresno, has been appointed to the Mendota Designated Local Authority. Hall has been director of government affairs at Comcast since 2010.
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California Governor Brown Announces Appointments for May 25, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday announced the following appointments: First, Andrew Bowden, 58, of Newport Beach, has been appointed to the Landscape Architects Technical Committee.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for May 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, David Connett, 56, of Anaheim Hills, has been appointed to the Osteopathic Medical Board of California.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for May 23, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments. First, Sergio Azzolino, 42, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
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Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Eight to Los Angeles County Superior Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointments of Debra A. Cole, Halim Dhanidina, Peter A. Hernandez, Bruce G. Iwasaki, H. Clay Jacke II, Virginia Keeny, David B. Walgren and Jeffrey K. Winikow to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
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Calif. Brown Appoints David A. Thompson as Assoc. Justice of Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of David A. Thompson as associate justice of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three. Thompson, 55, of Costa Mesa, has served as a judge for the Orange County Superior Court since 1998.
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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Miguel Marquez as Associate Justice of Sixth District Court of Appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Miguel Marquez as associate justice of the Sixth District Court of Appeal. Marquez, 45, of San Jose, has served as county counsel for Santa Clara County since 2009.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for May 17, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Steve Beneto, 74, of Carmichael, has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board. He has been president of Beneto Inc. since 1979. Beneto was a member of the California State Fair and Exposition Board from 2000 to 2004 and 2005 to 2011.
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Calif. Governor Brown Releases Revised State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a revised state budget today that protects funding for education and public safety while slashing $8.3 billion from government to close a $15.7 billion deficit and get California back on track.
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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for May 10, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments to the State Water Resources Control Board: Felicia Marcus, 56, of Emeryville, has been appointed to the State Water Resources Control Board. Marcus has been western director at the Natural Resources Defense Council since 2008 and was executive vice president and chief operating officer at the Trust for Public Land from 2001 to 2008.

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