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Jerry Brown

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  • For some Baltimore employees, every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day

    For some Baltimore employees, every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day
    Ever-prepared, executive assistant Marian Smith stocks her desk with all the trappings of a modern office: Paper clips. Sticky notes. Pup-Peroni. That last one? It's the only thing Smith's officemates at the Maryland Institute College of Art actually beg...
  • Jungmaven designer touts hemp as eco-friendly fiber

    Jungmaven designer touts hemp as eco-friendly fiber
    Howard Magazine had a chance to talk with Rob Jungmann, the man behind Jungmaven T-shirts, while he was living for a few months in Ellicott City. Jungmann started making outdoor gear and apparel from industrial hemp in 1993 after graduating from Central...
  • O'Malley's proposal to raise taxes on "high earners" draws protests in Annapolis and beyond

    O'Malley's proposal to raise taxes on "high earners" draws protests in Annapolis and beyond
    Frank and Joanne McShalley don't think of themselves as rich. He works for an insurance company. She's an office manager. They've got two kids in Baltimore County Catholic schools. The family isn't hurting, but with the costs of running a household &#...
  • O'Malley gets in zingers on 'Face the Nation'

    Gov. Martin O'Malleymounted an aggressive defense of President Barack Obama's handling of the economy Sunday morning, pointing to 23 consecutive months of job creation and dismissing Republican attempts to blame the administration for the rising price...
  • Voters approve gay marriage bans in California, Arizona, Florida

    Voters put a stop to same-sex marriage in California, dealing a crushing defeat to gay-rights activists in a state they hoped would be a vanguard and putting in doubt as many as 18,000 same-sex marriages conducted since a court ruling made them legal this...
  • O'Malley finds a confidant in a predecessor

    By all accounts, Thomas J. D'Alesandro III had had his fill of City Hall by 1971. He'd been mayor for a single but tumultuous term, marked by the 1968 riots, racial strife and strikes by city laborers, bus drivers, even symphony musicians. "It's all...
  • California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students

    BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math and science degrees, part of an education reform plan released Tuesday that would also model public...
  • New map could refocus state's pollution battles

    New map could refocus state's pollution battles
    The California Environmental Protection Agency has released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution, providing a first-of-its-kind ranking certain to pressure regulators to clean up neighborhoods with long-standing health risks....
  • Tougher ethics rules advance in California Senate committee

    Tougher ethics rules advance in California Senate committee
    SACRAMENTO — A raft of bills to set tougher ethics rules for California politicians cleared their first legislative hurdle Tuesday as the state Senate prepared for a daylong refresher course on standards of conduct. Lawmakers say better...
  • Neel Kashkari proposes major education overhaul

     Neel Kashkari proposes major education overhaul
    Saying that better schools are critical for California's prosperity, GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari proposes changing the way education is funded, making traditional schools more like charters and increasing online learning. "We must reject...
  • Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric

    Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric
    SACRAMENTO —Tim Donnelly arrived at the Assembly in late 2010 with big plans. First on his list: a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration. A plan to dismantle the state's air quality board was close behind. In a Capitol dominated by...
  • A speedier way to fire (some) teachers

    A speedier way to fire (some) teachers
    Faced with the threat of a ballot initiative on teacher firings that could have placed it in the awkward position of publicly defending child molesters, the California Teachers Assn. agreed to a compromise: legislation to streamline the appeals process...