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  • Gov. Brown signs bill to reduce deportations for minor crimes

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a measure aimed at reducing deportations of legal immigrants who are convicted of misdemeanors. The measure, SB 1310, was one of 24 bills signed by the governor, among them a ban on homeowners associations...
  • Short days and shorts are the rule during lawmakers' recess

    SACRAMENTO — Life at the state Capitol is mellow these days, now that lawmakers are away on a monthlong summer recess. Their absence, for the more literary of the statehouse denizens, brings to mind a famous quote popularized by 19th century...
  • Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall

    Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall
    California State University will have to cut planned enrollment growth for the fall term -- from about 20,000 to 10,000 students -- after state funding fell short of expectations. The more pessimistic assessment was presented Tuesday to the Board of ...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs a pair of gun bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs a pair of gun bills
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed two gun-related measures into law Friday, including one bill to make single-shot pistols subject to the state's handgun safety requirements. Most guns sold in California must comply with the state's safe handgun requirements --...
  • Brown urges GOP to work with Obama on immigration

    Brown urges GOP to work with Obama on immigration
    Breaking his public silence on the recent surge in illegal immigration, Gov. Jerry Brown called on Republicans in Congress on Friday to work with President Obama on solving the “human tragedy” rather than trying to gain political advantage....
  • Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer

    Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California. Brown signed into law a bill by two...
  • Senate chief Steinberg, soon to depart, knows a deal precedes success

    Soon-departing state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg is one politician who frankly admits that successful legislating requires aggressive deal making. It may, at times, look unseemly. But passing important bills doesn't just happen immaculately....
  • Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest

    Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest
    Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez called on Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday to provide state resources for public safety in Murrieta, where recent protests over the housing of migrant detainees have served as a flash point in the debate over illegal immigration....
  • A fresh GOP voice from the San Joaquin Valley

    The San Joaquin Valley may be struggling to grow food because of the dust-bowling drought. But it's having no trouble producing Republican leaders. OK, that's a non sequitur. But maybe not so much. The latest Republican leader to emerge from the San...
  • Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

    Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections
    The way Gov. Jerry Brown sees it, California has upended the nation's practice of shortchanging the schools of poor and minority students. "Those who have the biggest challenge, they need the most money," Brown told an American Federation of Teachers...
  • Who comes after Jerry Brown as California's next governor: The three top picks

    Even as Californians prepare to elect — or, more likely, reelect — a governor in November, some of the state's top political minds are turning to the question of what comes after Gov. Jerry Brown. In one sense, it's a difficult question:...
  • Democratic bill would slow California's effort to curb climate change

    Democratic bill would slow California's effort to curb climate change
    Political-economic fights at the Capitol never really end. They just morph into new incarnations. Take, for example, the eight-year battle among industry, environmentalists and the administrations of Govs. Arnold Schwarzenegger and successor Jerry Brown...