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  • Senate Republicans unveil $8.7-billion water bond proposal

    Senate Republicans, who have chafed at Gov. Jerry Brown's insistence on a pared-down water bond, released their counteroffer Friday: an $8.7-billion measure that prioritizes water storage. Republicans say their plan meets Brown's call for a "no-frills"...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown hits populist notes in speech to school workers union

    In a rallying cry to his base, Gov. Jerry Brown boasted of California's liberal accomplishments during his tenure in a Wednesday address to a school employees union. The speech was a spirited account of Brown's third term, a sign that his so-far muted...
  • 1978 San Diego cop-killing case an early test of state's new parole law

    1978 San Diego cop-killing case an early test of state's new parole law
    Even the convicted killer now admits it was brutal and senseless: a young police officer left in the gutter, three bullets in his chest, one in his right temple, after a traffic stop. The San Diego Police Department was shaken by the slaying of...
  • Cash-strapped Kashkari gets creative in California governor's race

    SAN JOSE, Calif. As the summer wears on and the polls still show him far behind California Gov. Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari is running the most energetic and high-profile campaign for governor that money can't buy. In 2010, billionaire Republican...
  • Next Senate leader Kevin de León wants Brown to rethink bullet train

     Next Senate leader Kevin de León wants Brown to rethink bullet train
    Gov. Jerry Brown must be saved from himself, says the next state Senate leader. He needs to be talked out of starting the bullet train in the Central Valley boonies. "I don't think it makes sense to lay down track in the middle of nowhere," asserts Sen....
  • Lawmakers urge change to carbon emissions plan

    Lawmakers urge change to carbon emissions plan
    As California gas prices climb, a group of moderate and pro-business Democratic lawmakers is voicing concerns about the cost to drivers of state regulations to curb carbon emissions set to take effect next year. As part of a landmark law passed in 2006,...
  • Jerry Brown signs bill increasing teacher pension funding

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed the final budget bill on Tuesday, enacting a long-term plan to fix the $74-billion shortfall in the teacher pension fund. The shortfall has been considered one of the state's most difficult financial problems. The new plan will...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown presses for scaled-back, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November--a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature. Brown also made clear that he has concerns...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond
    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday that he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November — a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature. Brown also made clear that he...
  • Field Poll: Brown 20 points ahead of Kashkari in governor's race

    Field Poll: Brown 20 points ahead of Kashkari in governor's race
    Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding 20-point lead in his bid for reelection in November, but most likely voters have not yet formed an opinion about his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari of Laguna Beach, according to a new Field Poll. Likely voters...
  • Outline sheds new light on Brown's $6-billion water bond plan

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for a pared-down $6-billion water bond would include $1.5 billion for water quality projects such as groundwater cleanup and $1.5 billion for watershed protection, according to an outline provided to stakeholders. An...
  • Bill aimed at speedier teacher firings among those signed by Brown

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at speeding the dismissal of public school teachers for gross misconduct, a bill in reaction to a sex abuse case at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles. The measure was introduced after...