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  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs clean energy pact with two states, Canadian province

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs clean energy pact with two states, Canadian province
    SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new pact Monday to formally align California's clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia. The agreement commits all four governments to work toward ways to put a...
  • Jerry Brown poised to become state's longest-serving governor

    Jerry Brown poised to become state's longest-serving governor
    Later this week, Jerry Brown will become the longest-serving governor in California history – surpassing the record previously set by Republican Earl Warren, who left in the middle of his third term to serve as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme...
  • Oregon governor enters fracas over closing of SAG-AFTRA office

    Oregon governor enters fracas over closing of SAG-AFTRA office
    A squabble within SAG-AFTRA over closing the union's Oregon branch has reached all the way to governor's office. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has taken the surprising step of wading into the union's controversial decision to shut its Oregon office,...
  • Victims, Gunman ID'd in Deadly Oregon Mall Shooting

    Victims, Gunman ID'd in Deadly Oregon Mall Shooting
    PORTLAND, Oregon -- Investigators identified a 22-year-old as the gunman responsible for shooting three people -- two of them fatally -- at a mall in suburban Portland, Oregon. Sheriff's investigators believe that Jacob Tyler Roberts acted alone in...
  • Tsunami mostly spares other nations around the Pacific Rim

    Strong aftershocks and a second sizable earthquake rattled Japan through the night after the island nation's worst quake in recorded history, but the tsunami waves that drowned hundreds in northeast Japan mostly spared other countries around the Pacific...
  • Oregon joins fight against shark finning

     
    “With the global trade in shark fins pushing sharks toward extinction, it will take strong actions such as this to prevent us from making irreversible changes to our ocean ecosystems,” said Whit Sheard, Senior Advisor for Oceana, a maritime...
  • Pardons aren't just for presidential turkeys this week

     
    President Obama pardoned two turkeys. Newt Gingrich offered illegal immigrants a break -- and got roasted. And Oregon's governor took a principled stand against the death penalty....
  • Oregon governor declares moratorium on death penalty

     
    Oregon governor declares moratorium on death penalty and grants a temporary reprieve for death row inmate Gary Haugen, who had been scheduled to die on Dec. 6...
  • Death sentences plunge in U.S.; Texas again No. 1 in executions

     
    Death Penalty Information Center survey: Death sentences plummeted in 2011 and executions have declined. Texas was still first in executions, with 13....
  • Seattle headed back to what it knows best: rain

     
    Winter storms in the Pacific Northwest: Seattle is in for a snow melt, as Oregon continues to battle flooding from rising rivers and creeks....
  • Snow wasn't bad enough? Now Oregon is battling floods

     
    Winter storms in the Pacific Northwest: Oregon faces flooding as snow turns to rain and inundates rivers and creeks in the Willamette Valley, while Washington continues to battle snow and ice....
  • Tsunami triggers moderate water surges along Oregon coast

    Tsunami triggers moderate water surges along Oregon coast
    Moderate surges were reported along the Oregon coast as coastal communities in the Pacific Northwest were pounded with waves of up to 6 feet, but the effects by mid-morning Friday were moderate and there were no reports of substantial damage. A couple...