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Lieutenant Governor Of California
The Lieutenant Governor of California is a statewide constitutional officer and vice-executive of the State of California. The lieutenant governor is elected to serve a four-year term and can serve a maximum of two terms. In addition to basically ceremonial roles, serving as acting governor in the absence of the Governor, and as President of the California State Senate"> California State Senate, the lieutenant governor either sits on, or appoints representatives to, many of California's regulatory commissions and executive agencies. California is one of eighteen states where the governor and lieutenant governor do not run as running mates on the same ticket: in California the governor and lieutenant governor are elected separately, although both are up for election in the same year every four years
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California
Native languages as of 2007
  • Spanish 28.5%
  • Chinese 2.8%
  • Filipino 2.2%
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    Demonym Californian
    Capital Sacramento
    Largest city Los Angeles
    Largest metro Los Angeles Area">Greater Los Angeles Area
    Area Ranked 3rd
     • Total 163,696 sq mi
    (423,970 km2--->)
     • Width 250 miles (400 km)
     • Length 770 miles (1,240 km)
     • % water 4.7
     • Latitude 32°32′ N to 42° N
     • Longitude 114°8′ W to 124°26′ W
    Population Ranked 1st
     • Total 39,536,653 (2017 est.)
     • Density 240/sq mi  (92.6/km2--->)

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    Lieutenant Governor Of Texas
    The Lieutenant Governor of Texas is the second-highest executive office in the government of Texas, a state in the U.S. It is the second most powerful post in Texas government because its occupant controls the work of the Texas Senate and controls the budgeting process as a leader of the Legislative Budget Board. Under the provisions of the Texas Constitution, the Lieutenant Governor is President of the Texas Senate. Unlike with most other states' senates and the U.S. Senate, the Lieutenant Governor regularly exercises this function rather than delegating it to the president pro tempore or a Majority Leader. By the rules of the Senate, the Lieutenant Governor establishes all special and standing committees, appoints all chairpersons and members, and assigns all Senate legislation to the committee of his choice. The Lieutenant Governor decides all questions of parliamentary procedure in the Senate
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    Attorney General Of California
    The Attorney General of California is the state attorney general of the Government of California. The officer's duty is to ensure that "the laws of the state are uniformly and adequately enforced" (Constitution of California, Article V, Section 13.) The Attorney General carries out the responsibilities of the office through the California Department of Justice. The Department employs over 1,100 attorneys (meaning that the AG supervises the governmental equivalent of a law firm much larger than the vast majority of U.S. private law firms) and 3,700 non-attorney employees. The California Attorney General is elected to a four-year term, with a maximum of two terms
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    List Of Current United States Lieutenant Governors
    The following is a complete, and current list of lieutenant governors of the 50 U.S. States, and its Territories. Currently, 25 states elect a lieutenant governor on a ticket with the governor, while 18 states elect a lieutenant governor separately. In West Virginia, the President of the Senate, as elected by the senators, serves as lieutenant governor. In Tennessee, the senators elect a Speaker of the Senate, who in turn serves as lieutenant governor. Five states do not have a lieutenant governor
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    SFGate.com
    The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California. It was founded in 1865 as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young. The paper is currently owned by the Hearst Corporation, which bought it from the de Young family in 2000. It is the only major daily paper covering the city and county of San Francisco. The paper benefited from the growth of San Francisco and was the largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast of the United States by 1880. Like many other newspapers, it has experienced a rapid fall in circulation in the early 21st century, and was ranked 24th by circulation nationally for the six months to March 2010
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    Hearst Newspapers
    Hearst Communications Inc., often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York. Hearst owns a wide variety of newspapers, magazines, television channels, and television stations, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, 50% of broadcasting firm A&E Networks, and 20% of the sports broadcaster ESPN—the last two both co-owned with The Walt Disney Company. Despite being better known for the above media holdings, Hearst makes most of its profits in the business information section, where it owns companies including First Databank, Homecare Homebase, MOTOR Information Systems, 80% of Fitch Ratings, and others. The Hearst company is based in the Hearst Tower in Midtown Manhattan, New York City
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    U.S. State
    In the United States, a state is a constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Due to this shared sovereignty, Americans are citizens both of the federal republic and of the state in which they reside. State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to United States law">move between states, except for persons restricted by certain types of court orders (such as paroled convicts and children of divorced spouses who are sharing custody). States are divided into counties or county-equivalents, which may be assigned some local governmental authority but are not sovereign. County or county-equivalent structure varies widely by state, and states may also create other local governments
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    Outline Of California
    The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of California. California is the most populous and the third most extensive of the 50 states of the United States of America. California is home to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento, respectively the 2nd, 6th, 17th, and 23rd most populous metropolitan areas of the United States. California borders the North Pacific Ocean and Baja California in the Southwestern United States. California includes both Mount Whitney, the highest (4,421 m) mountain peak in the contiguous United States, and Death Valley, the lowest (−86 m) and hottest (56.7 °C) place in North America
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    Culture Of California
    The culture of California is tied to the culture of the United States as a whole. However, there are features that are unique to California. With roots in the cultures of Spain, Asia, Mexico, and the eastern United States, California integrates foods, languages and traditions from all over the world. Spain had explored the present state of California since the 16th century, although it did not colonize it and exert its cultural influence in earnest until the 18th century. By the 19th century, Spain had built missions throughout all the state and Californios owned huge land extensions (called "ranchos"). From that time to the present, Hispanic Californians have always been among the largest cultural groups in the state
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    Music Of California
    In the United States, California is commonly associated with the film, music, and arts industries; there are numerous world-famous Californian musicians. Hardcore punk, hip hop, country, and heavy metal have all appeared in California
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    Governor Of California
    The Governor of California is the head of government of the State of California The governor is the chief executive of the Government of the State of California and the commander-in-chief of the California National Guard"> California National Guard and the California State Military Reserve"> California State Military Reserve. Established in the California State Constitution"> California State Constitution, the governor's responsibilities also include making annual State of the State address to the California State Legislature"> California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced. The position was created in 1849, the year before California became a state. The current governor is Jerry Brown who was inaugurated January 3, 2011, and who had previously served as governor from 1975 to 1983
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    California Sound
    The California Sound is a popular music aesthetic that originates with American pop and rock recording artists from Southern California in the 1960s. At first, it was conflated with the California Myth, an idyllic setting inspired by the state's beach culture that commonly appeared in the lyrics of commercial pop songs
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