California’s Brown Appoints 34 Superior Court Judges

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of 34 new judges to state superior courts on Thursday, selecting a balance of prosecutors and defenders, court commissioners and lawyers in private practice that reflects California’s racial and ethnic diversity – though most of the choices are Democrats.

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Gubernatorial Hopefuls Mostly Agree on Universal Health Care for California

The four Democrats running to be California’s next governor vowed to resist the Trump administration, protect the state’s newly enacted sanctuary status, increase affordable housing and boost jobs and education during their first joint forum Sunday.

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Battle Over Two Owl Species Takes Flight at 9th Circuit

A Ninth Circuit panel seemed interested Thursday in an environmental advocate’s novel argument against what has become an increasingly standard practice in wildlife management – killing droves of one wild species in an effort to benefit another.

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