• Buddie -- a mascot for marijuana users? - 09/04/2015 08:39 AM PDT
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    Governor Brown's highway plan includes $65 driver fee

    More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for drivers and increases in the diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.  
    The state's fired former top oil regulator says Gov. Jerry Brown's administration pressured him to break federal and state law on oilfield permitting.  
     
    UKIAH -- Mendocino County was hit with major communications outages on all devices Thursday just before 10 a.m. Thursday, including cell phones, Internet and landline phones, said the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.  
     
    National Park Service rangers found the body of a missing Bay Area hiker earlier this week in Yosemite National Park, park officials said Thursday morning.  
     
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    Pro-pot campaign to legalize marijuana in Ohio taps a mascot that looks like a genetically altered Brussels sprout.