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January 3, 2011 6:34 AM

Will Jerry Brown offer Californians hope amidst the gloom?

A key moment in the new Jerry Brown administration may very well be its first, as the former governor takes office again this morning and tries to steady California in its financial crisis. It will start with an inaugural address that the experts say needn't be very long or specific, and that, while acknowledging the state's many challenges, should not entirely depress the citizenry.

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