Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill
Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill pati...
California Board Approves Emergency Water Rules
California's state water board on Tuesday approved emergency drought regulations that aim to slash water use in urban areas by 25 percent. The measures call for cities and water agencies to reduce wat...
Lewis Byington
Lewis Francis Byington (May 24, 1868 - May 7, 1943) was member of California state assembly 24th District, 1877–80, California.
Mr. Byington was born in Downieville, California, one of the histori...
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Lewis Buzbee
Lewis Buzbee is a San Francisco based author and poet.He is "a fourth generation California native on his mother’s side, and a Dust Bowl Okie on his father’s."
He is the author of the novels Flie...
Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill
Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill pati...
Larry Loughlin
Larry John Loughlin (August 16, 1941 – January 26, 1999) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1967 season. Listed at 6 ft 1...
A. P. Hamann
Anthony P. Hamann (September 26, 1909 – March 27, 1977), better known as A. P. Hamann or Dutch, was the city manager of San Jose, California, USA, from 1950 to 1969. During his tenure, San Jose ...
Clay M. Greene
Clay Meredith Greene (March 12, 1850 - September 5, 1933) was an American playwright.
He was born on March 12, 1850 in San Francisco, California to William Harrison Greene (1812-1871) and Anne Eli...
Julie Payne (post-1960s actress)
Julie K. Payne (born September 11, 1946) is an American television, film and stage actress who, in a career lasting over four decades, has specialized primarily in comedy roles as well as voice acting...
Reza Aslan
Reza Aslan (Persian: رضا اصلان‎, [ˈɾezɒː æsˈlɒːn]; born May 3, 1972) is an Iranian-American writer, scholar of religious studies and a professor of creative writing at the University of Californ...
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Jack Kuehler
Jack D. Kuehler (August 29, 1932 – December 20, 2008) was an American electrical engineer who devoted the majority of his career at IBM, where he was the firm's highest ranking technologist, serving a...
Richard Riordan
Richard Joseph "Dick" Riordan (born May 1, 1930) was the 39th Mayor of Los Angeles, California serving from 1993 to 2001. He is a member of the Republican Party. To date, Riordan remains the last Repu...
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Mary Ann Peters
Ambassador Mary Ann Peters (born 1951 in California) was United States Ambassador to Bangladesh from 2000 to 2003. She became the fourth provost of the United States Naval War College on September 18,...
Robert J. Lagomarsino
Robert John "Bob" Lagomarsino (born September 4, 1926) is a former Republican congressman from California. Lagomarsino began his service in the United States House of Representatives in 1974 and was ...
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Tom Del Beccaro
Thomas Gerard F. "Tom" Del Beccaro (born August 28, 1961 in Glen Cove, New York) is an American author and lawyer who served as the chairman of the California Republican Party from March 22, 2011 to M...
Adam Zotovich
Adam Zotovich is a Broadway performer and producer. He is best known for being among the producers of The Color Purple's theatrical adaptation. As of 2014, Zotovich has produced eight shows that have...
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Augustus D. Splivalo
Augustus D. Splivalo was a California Assembly member. He was a prominent Attorney and Graduate of Santa Clara University and in 1870 was the first Italian American to be voted to the State Assembly.<...
Martin Jenkins
Martin J. Jenkins (born 1954) is a justice of the California Court of Appeal for the First District, located in San Francisco, and a former federal judge in the United States District Court for the No...
Albert J. Ruffo
Albert J. Ruffo (July 1, 1908 – February 10, 2003) was an American politician, philanthropist, educator, lawyer, and football coach. Ruffo grew up in Tacoma, Washington. In 1927 he moved to San J...
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David C. Long
David C. Long is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate representing the 16th district.He serves as the President Pro Tempore of the Indiana State Senate.Prior to his election to the Senate, ...
Bill Duggan
Bill Duggan (born December 18, 1974) is an American actor. He was raised in San Francisco, California. He was an active member of his grade school speech program. He began acting in high school, perfo...
Sandra McCoy
Sandra Christina McCoy (born August 14, 1979) is an American actress and dancer who is best known for her role in the 2005 thriller Cry Wolf.
McCoy was born and raised in San Jose, California to a...
Joey Thieman
Joseph "Joey" Thieman is a retired American soccer midfielder who played three games for D.C. United in 1997.
Thieman attended Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School where he was a three year varsi...
James Pike
James Albert Pike (February 14, 1913 – September 1969) was an American Episcopal bishop, prolific writer, and one of the first mainline religious figures to appear regularly on television.His outspok...
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