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  • Steps needed to create a new state

    Voters in Del Norte and Tehama counties vote Tuesday on Measure A, an advisory question that asks each county's board of supervisors to join a wider effort to form a 51st state named Jefferson. Elected officials in Glenn, Modoc, Siskiyou and Yuba counties already have voted to join the movement.

  • California politician John Vasconcellos dies

    Former California Assemblyman John Vasconcellos, a colorful Democrat who was considered a visionary and served for 38 years in the state Legislature, died Saturday. He was 82.

  • Number of women dropping in California Legislature

    The California Legislature is generally regarded as a fairly progressive institution, with a sizable gay and lesbian caucus and lawmakers representing an array of racial and ethnic groups. But one group has been dropping steadily in representation for nearly a decade - women.

  • Associated Press
California state Attorney General Jerry Brown campaigns Monday at Cafe Coyote in San Diego. Mr. Brown is running again for governor, an office he held previously from 1975 to 1983.

    KAYE: From Gov. Moonbeam to laser beam

    On Election Day, the once and future governor of California convinced voters that "I have the preparation, the know-how and the independence to challenge the status quo." Now it will be up to Jerry Brown to deliver on that claim.

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