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Valley View Yosemite Trails, Currents, and Visions Exhibit

Oakhurst, California - Sierra Art Trails Presents... “Valley View - Yosemite Trails, Currents and Visions" is a juried exhibit focused on Yosemite National Park, in particular Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias, the regions designated as protected by the Yosemite Land Grant in 1864.

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Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Los Angeles Police Officer

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Los Angeles Police Department Officer Nicholas Lee.

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CDPH Provides Funding to West Goshen Drinking Water System to Address Drought Impacts

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Drinking Water Program (DWP) today announced that the West Goshen water system, previously identified as being in immediate danger of acute drinking water shortages, is no longer at risk due to emergency funding to build an interconnection with a larger drinking water system and replace a failing well pump.

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Orange County Woman Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison for Defrauding Nuns

Santa Ana, California - An Irvine woman was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison for defrauding a group of Roman Catholic Sisters of $285,000, which she misappropriated and spent for her own use after promising to use the money to help the nuns purchase a retirement home.

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Justice Department Sues to Stop California Tax Return Preparers

Fresno, California - The United States filed a civil complaint asking a federal court in Fresno, California to enjoin Ken Mendoza and Alice Mendoza from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today. 

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Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:

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Show Your Stripes: San Diego Zoo Safari Park Launches Stripe Yourself App

San Diego, California - Every tiger has its own pattern of stripes and now app users can, too. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park wants users to unleash their inner tiger with its Stripe Yourself, an HTML5 web app, accessible via any web browser available today.

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Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Arbor Day

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring March 7, 2014, as Arbor Day in the State of California.

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