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Meet the Judges: Steven Schreiner, candidate for LA Superior Court

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| This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "You have to treat both sides with respect," says Steven Schreiner, a gang homicide prosecutor.

Brown hits campaign trail for Prop 57, against Prop 53

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Gov. Jerry Brown wants voters to change how California inmates serve their time behind bars and reject a ballot measure he argues would threaten needed infrastructure projects. But he faces opposition on both fronts ahead of Tuesday's election.

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Calaveras County copes with change after influx of new marijuana growers

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People have grown marijuana quietly in Calaveras County for decades. But after the Butte fire word got out that Calaveras was the place to grow. Now long-time residents say a “green rush" fueled by outsiders is hurting their county.

5 things you should know before voting on Measure M

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Earlier this year, L.A. County Metro CEO Phil Washington unveiled a $120 billion plan to revamp the city’s public transit system.

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Your guide to coping with the 'too darn long' California ballot

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Having trouble wading through California’s 17 state ballot measures and the record 650 local measures in Tuesday’s election? You’re not alone. Here’s how some of your fellow voters are coping...

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Meet the Judges: David Berger, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "One of the things I try to do as a Deputy D.A. and what I would continue to do as a judge, is to engender a spirit of cooperation where we can try to find common ground...," says David Berger, a violent crimes prosecutor.

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Meet the Judges: Kim Nguyen, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "I think a judge needs to be humble. I think a judge needs to understand that he or she doesn't know everything...," says Kim Nguyen, deputy attorney general.

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Meet the Judges: Susan Jung Townsend, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "When you really think about what a courtroom is, it is really a venue for conflict resolution and the judge is really the most important person..." says Susan Jung Townsend, a criminal fraud prosecutor.

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