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  • California to ban ‘Redskins’ for school sports, keep Confederate building names

    9 hours ago

    California will ban public schools from naming their sports teams "Redskins," a name seen as a slur against Native Americans, but will not stop municipalities from naming parks and buildings for Confederate heroes, Governor Jerry Brown said on Sunday.

    Brown's decision to sign a...

  • California bill to limit vaccine exemptions goes to governor

    June 29, 2015 | 2:42 pm

    California lawmakers on Monday sent Governor Jerry Brown a bill to substantially limit vaccine exemptions for school children in the most populous U.S. state, following last year's measles outbreak at Disneyland that sickened more than 100 people.

    The bill, which would make...

  • Cartoon: The unrainy-days fund

    By Steve Greenberg

    October 29, 2014 | 10:31 am

  • Milken conference explores Israel-California tech partnership

    By Jared Sichel

    May 7, 2014 | 10:46 am

    When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an agreement in March to boost economic cooperation between Israel and California, positive feelings were high, but details were few and far between.

    Plans became clearer — if only a little bit...

  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    February 13, 2014 | 2:55 pm

    Rabbi David Ellenson, immediate past president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), and Sue Neuman Hochberg, chair of the HUC-JIR Western Region Board of Overseers, were honored with a musical tribute at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Feb. 9.

    More than...

  • A Night to Remember:  PEN Awards Dinner

    By Joy Bennett

    October 16, 2013 | 11:37 am

    Governor Jerry Brown Photo by Joy Bennett

    Monday night I went to one of the most exciting events this writer has ever covered.  It was the PEN Center USA’s Literary Awards Festival held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on October 14, 2013.  PEN Center USA’S...