Sam Farr

Retiring Carmel Democrat Rep. Sam Farr hailed on House floor

Essential Politics: 'Doctor shopping' targeted in law signed by Brown, Santa Barbara congressional race sees new anti-Trump ad Sept. 28, 2016, 5:12 p.m.

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  • Gov. Jerry Brown continues to make his way through hundreds of bills facing a Friday night deadline to be vetoed or become law. On Tuesday, he signed legislation to