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Tequila is among the gifts received by Gov. Jerry Brown

Tequila is among the gifts received by Gov. Jerry Brown
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Gov. Jerry Brown pose for photos after meeting with local business leaders in Los Angeles in August 2014. (Gus Ruelas / EPA)

Gov. Jerry Brown collected just under $4,000 in gifts last year, including $200 in tequila from the president of Mexico, according to a state report released Monday.

The Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, visited Sacramento in August, a few weeks after Brown was in Mexico City.

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The California Chamber of Commerce's foundation covered the $2,291.05 cost of the governor's trip, the single-largest gift from last year.

Most of Brown's gifts were meals, including dinners from Theranos, a Palo Alto health technology company, and the Berggruen Institute on Governance, a think tank founded by billionaire investor Nicolas Berggruen.

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The governor's investments and income were largely unchanged from the previous year, although he did collect new money from his stake in a downtown Oakland building. He received more than $10,000 in rental income from a local store that sells Oakland-themed clothing and accessories.

Other state officials reported gifts as well.

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom listed $3,386 in gifts, including $562 in tickets to Cirque du Soleil from Charles Zukow Associates, which he partially reimbursed.

There was also a $375 tray from Francois Hollande, the president of France, and $350 for a game ticket, hat and T-shirt from the Oakland Raiders.

Secretary of State Alex Padilla reported $2,736 in gifts last year, including $1,200 in travel expenses from the prison guard union to give a speech away from Sacramento. The union also provided Padilla with $247 worth of golf.

Follow @chrismegerian for more updates from Sacramento.

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