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Jerry Brown


Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown, Jr. is an American politician. He has been the 39th Governor of California since 2011.

Political Career

Jerry Brown previously served as California's 34th Governor from 1975 to 1983. Both before and after his first two terms as Governor, Brown served in various state, local, and party positions. He was a member of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees (1969–1971), Secretary of State of California (1971–1975), chairman of the California Democratic Party (1989–1991), Mayor of Oakland (1999–2007) and Attorney General of California (2007–2011).

Brown sought the Democratic nominations for President of the United States in 1976, 1980, and 1992, and was the Democratic candidate for the United States Senate in California in 1982, but was unsuccessful in those attempts. He is the son of Pat Brown, the 32nd Governor of California.

Personal Biography

Health

Skin Cancer

In 2011, Jerry Brown underwent treatment for a slow-growing form of skin cancer on his face.

Prostate Cancer

In December 2012, Jerry Brown has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. He began undergoing treatment. Despite his cancer, his office said on 12 December 2012 that he would continue his work as the head of the state. This is the second time that Jerry Brown is battling cancer since he took office.

His treatment is expected to be complete the week of January 7, 2013. The cancer is localized to the prostate and hasn't spread to other parts of the body. A standard treatment for such type of cancer is radiation therapy which will be applied either externally or internally.

Jerry Brown in News

Icon Media Holdings, Inc. Provides Update on Audit and Filing of Form 10
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Ambient Water Featured by Key Publications as Promising Technology to Combat Water Scarcity and Enhance Vertical Farming Initiatives
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Blue Line Protection Group Presents Compliance and Protection Strategies to California's New Cannabis Regulatory Board
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Ambient Water Comments on California's Extended Water Restrictions for 2016
Ambient Water (OTCQB: AWGI), a leading provider of atmospheric water generation systems for extracting water from humidity in the air, today commented on an order from California State Governor Jerry Brown that said his state's water restrictions will be extended until Halloween of 2016 if drought conditions still persist at the start of the new year

Icon Media Holdings, Inc. Publishes Its New Corporate Investor Presentation
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Artificial Turf Supply Combats Drought With Artificial Turf Installations for HOA Members
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Icon Media Holdings, Inc. to Sell Off B2C Group Inventory
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Lodi Named Wine Enthusiast's 2015 "Wine Region of the Year"
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Icon Media Holdings, Inc. Presents Its Dynamic Business Strategy for Growth
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Icon Media Holdings, Inc. in Process of Attaining Fully Reporting Status
Icon Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: ICNM), a diversified global technology company that specializes in technical infrastructure services for the wireless industry, announced today that the Company has begun the process of getting to fully reporting status with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Icon Media Holdings, Inc. Shareholder Update
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World's First Truly Live Streaming Online Auction Site Opens Its Internet Doors
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Q3 2015 Chuma Holdings (OTCQB: CHUM) Corporate Update to Shareholders
Chuma Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CHUM) ("Chuma" or "the Company") is pleased to provide shareholders an update of current corporate activities.

Governor Signs ACWA-Sponsored Bill Aiding Compliance With Chromium-6 Drinking Water Standard
ACWA-sponsored legislation that would aid compliance with the state's new drinking water standard for chromium-6 has been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure, which advanced through the Legislature without a single no vote, takes effect immediately.

World's First Interactive, Real Time, Live Streaming Online Auction Site
With online sales of art projected to be over $3.5 billion in 2015, brick-and-mortar auctions, which have been around since 500 B.C., may well become an endangered species, just like record stores, video rentals and pay phones.

Technical Management Program at UCLA Extension Marks 60th Year, September 13-18, 2015
On September 13-18, 2015, Technical Management Program (TMP) convenes a highly anticipated week-long experience for engineers and managers representing many industries at Covel Commons, UCLA Campus.

2015 World Class Special Olympians Are Treated to the World's Greatest Pizza(R) and an Awesome Dough-Nation
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2015 USA Special Olympic Team Visits ExplorOcean Newport Beach Before Opening Ceremonies in Los Angeles
On July 23rd, 2015 starting at 3:30 p.m., ExplorOcean a nonprofit cultural institution in Newport Beach, Calif., is hosting the entire 500-strong USA Special Olympics Team at its waterfront site.

Ambient Water to Showcase Atmospheric Water Generation Technology at California State Capitol
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OxySure Systems Named as Supplier of Backup Support, Medical Equipment for Health Services at Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015)
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Statement of Timothy Quinn Regarding the 2014 Water Bond
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) released the following statement by Executive Director Timothy Quinn on Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of the 2014 California Water Bond:

ACWA Applauds Passage of Proposition 1
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement on the passage of Proposition 1 by California voters. The measure authorizes $7.545 billion in general obligation bond funding for a range of water projects and programs as part of a statewide, comprehensive plan.

California's End to "Gay Panic" Defense Will Help Families Says Family Law Attorney Mark Baer
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UPDATE - Audi Receives First Autonomous Driving Permit Issued by the State of California

ACWA Lauds Signing of Groundwater Legislation
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement on the signing of historic groundwater legislation today by Gov. Jerry Brown. The three-bill package is aimed at advancing sustainable management of the state's groundwater basins.

Audi Receives First Autonomous Driving Permit Issued by the State of California

Verengo Reaches 75 MW Residential Solar Milestone
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The Surfrider Foundation Celebrates California's Plastic Bag Ban
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Icon Media Holdings Announces New President/COO
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Lattice Extends Service in Largest Corrections Market in US With 36 Station Video Visitation Installations
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ACWA Calls for Conservation Statewide in Response to Drought
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Tad Taube Decides Not to Stand for Reelection as Koret President After Three Decades of Leading the Foundation
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Golden State Law Group Advises Public of Enactment of Several New State Immigration Laws
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San Francisco's Dorade Appointed Honorary Flagship of California
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California Legislature Passes Historic Clean Transportation Funding Bill -- Increases Chances State Will Meet Air Quality and Climate Targets
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Lucy Dunn to Serve Four More Years on State's Transportation Commission
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ACWA Comments on Gov. Brown's State of the State Address
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address.

Auto Club Outlines New Motorist Laws for 2013
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