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Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Day of Remembrance of the Yountville Shooting

SACRAMENTO – Ahead of the Celebration of Life service today honoring the three Pathway Home employees killed in Yountville earlier this month, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring March 19, 2018 as a “Day of Remembrance of the Yountville Shooting” and ordered that flags be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol. The text of the proclamation is below: PROCLAMATION On the morning of March 9, 2018, employees and clients of the Pathway Home gathered on the Yountville Veterans Home campus for a celebration. An armed man, a former Pathway Home client, entered the...

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Edmund G. Brown Jr. was born in San Francisco on April 7, 1938. Brown was elected California Secretary of State in 1970 and Governor in 1974 and 1978. After his governorship, Brown lectured and traveled widely, practiced law, served as California’s Democratic Party chairman and ran for president. Brown was elected Oakland Mayor in 1998 and California Attorney General in 2006. He was elected Governor again in 2010 and reelected in 2014 to serve a historic fourth term. Under Brown, California has created more than 2.5 million new jobs, eliminated a $27 billion budget deficit and enacted sweeping environmental, public safety, immigration, health care, water, transportation, pension, education, housing and economic development reforms.