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Governor mourns Paris victim from Long Beach, activates threat assessment program

Armed police stand guard on Saturday, November 14, 2015, overlooking the Eiffel Tower, which was kept dark in honor of those who died in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. France declares a national state of emergency after at least 120 people were killed in gun and bomb attacks. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Armed police stand guard on Saturday, November 14, 2015, overlooking the Eiffel Tower, which was kept dark in honor of those who died in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. France declares a national state of emergency after at least 120 people were killed in gun and bomb attacks. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS) Carolyn Cole/TNS

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday mourned the death of the Long Beach State University student killed in the Paris terror attacks and activated the state “threat assessment system” to coordinate security activities among local, state and federal law enforcement officials.

Brown ordered flags at the Capitol flown at half staff and issued a statement offering condolences to the family of Nohemi Gonzalez, the Long Beach student who was among those killed in Paris.

Although there isn’t any “known, specific or credit threat to California or the United States at this time,” the governor directed the Office of Emergency Services to activate the threat assessment system, which assists in the detection of criminal and terrorist activity.

Dale Kasler: 916-321-1066, @dakasler

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