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  • Voters give thumbs up to Jerry Brown's budget plan, poll finds

    Voters give thumbs up to Jerry Brown's budget plan, poll finds
    Gov. Jerry Brown enjoys solid support for his budget proposals, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California in San Francisco.  Overall, 73% of likely voters said they liked the governor's blueprint for the coming fiscal year,...
  • Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX

    Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX
    California will face billions of dollars in spending to cope with the consequences of rising sea levels if low-lying communities along the coast are ultimately submerged, as scientists predict, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday. Brown’s remarks came...
  • Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor

    Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor
    Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there. Kashkari, a Laguna Beach resident seeking to become the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Jerry Brown for governor this fall, said money...
  • Cal State San Marcos evacuated; structures burn in Carlsbad

    Cal State San Marcos evacuated; structures burn in Carlsbad
    A new wildfire in San Diego County forced the evacuation of Cal State San Marcos on Wednesday as crews battled a series of other blazes that had taxed firefighting resources to the point that officials declared a local emergency. The university, which...
  • Isla Vista shootings: Counselors are available for students, families

    Isla Vista shootings: Counselors are available for students, families
    Officials at UC Santa Barbara said Saturday that they have activated the campus emergency operations center to assist grieving or concerned families in the wake of Friday night’s Isla Vista shooting rampage. Parents inquiring about whether their...
  • Fast-food workers' minimum-wage protests go global

    Fast-food workers around the world rallied for a higher minimum wage Thursday in what organizers called the largest such protest of its kind. The movement, which began as a single walkout in New York in 2012 before sprawling across the U.S. last year,...
  • Jerry Brown for governor

    Jerry Brown returned to the governor's office in 2010 after the state had bottomed out and a cautious economic recovery was underway. At the same time, voters eased his job considerably by throwing out a crippling Depression-era constitutional provision...
  • GOP gubernatorial candidates have uphill climb in conservative stronghold

    GOP gubernatorial candidates have uphill climb in conservative stronghold
    Every weekday morning, the old boys gather out at the airport, inside hangar 51, to gas about matters big and small and give each other the business. On a recent day the talk ranged from the drought gripping California to New York's new 9/11 museum to...
  • Rainy-day fund plan for California will go on November ballot

    The last time California voters approved a rainy-day fund plan, in 2004, they didn't get what they bargained for. The state barely saved any money during successive budget crises and lurched through the recession with costly borrowing, new taxes and...
  • GOP rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari trade shots in radio debate

    Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, the leading Republicans vying for the chance to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, clashed Thursday in a scrappy debate that highlighted the split between the tea party and establishment factions of the state GOP....
  • The reason for California's tax volatility: We soak the rich

    The numbers are in, and they're eye-catching: Gov. Jerry Brown's "soak the rich" tax increase really did drench them. And it made California's harmful tax volatility that the governor regularly rails about even worse. Tax volatility — the...
  • How to pay for teachers' pensions

    Gov. Jerry Brown deserves credit for finally proposing a solution to the long-festering fiscal problems at CalSTRS, the state teacher retirement fund. His revised budget includes a plan to eliminate CalSTRS' unfunded liability over 30 years, at a cost...