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News Minute: Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. PDT

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - More people displaced by Northern California wildfires have been told they can go home. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said Monday night that evacuation orders have been lifted for two neighborhoods in Santa Rosa, a city of 175,000 people. Many harder hit neighborhoods in the city remain under evacuation orders. Residents of the wine-country towns of Geyserville and Healdsburg have also been told they can go home.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing Californians to identify their gender as "non-binary" on driver's licenses if they don't identify as solely male or female. The bill was among the last of 977 bills that Brown acted on before a deadline Sunday night. California now joins Oregon in allowing a gender-neutral option on driver's licenses and state identification cards.

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - The father of a missing California man says he believes the bodies of his son and his son's girlfriend have been found in Joshua Tree National Park, near the area where the couple vanished while hiking nearly three months ago. Officials have not yet confirmed the identities of the bodies discovered Sunday in the desert park. The cause of death was not immediately known.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill requiring presidential candidates to share their five most recent years of tax returns in order to appear on California's ballot. The bill was aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his tax returns if he runs for the White House again in 2020. Brown said in a letter to lawmakers Sunday that he worried such a law might not be constitutional.

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