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Gov. Brown signs law easing challenges to traffic tickets

Californians will now be allowed to challenge most routine traffic tickets in court without having to first pay the contested fines. Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Wednesday a measure passed by the Legislature in response to widespread complaints about...
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Eligible CA drivers to get amnesty for traffic tickets

California is offering partial financial amnesty for some drivers with unpaid traffic tickets under a limited state amnesty program. Announced this week, the program — authorized by Senate Bill 85, and promoted by CA Governor Jerry Brown’s administration — will...
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Fighting Traffic Ticket To Get Easier in California

Fighting a traffic ticket in California will be easier under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure, SB 405 by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Los Angeles, bans courts from charging drivers up-front fees before scheduling citation...
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Alameda County sued over food stamp delays

OAKLAND — Still seeking disability benefits after he was injured on the job, Oakland resident Jarvis Johnson is eager to start receiving food stamps. But Alameda County has already missed its federally imposed deadline for determining Johnson’s eligibility for the...
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