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  • Jerry Brown vs Neel Kashkari: A governor's debate that changed little

    Entering Thursday night’s gubernatorial debate, Democrat Jerry Brown had one imperative: not to step in it. Republican Neel Kashkari had a far more difficult challenge: to knock off California’s governor at a time when the state has grown...
  • California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?

    The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians. Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
  • Gov. Brown bids farewell to outgoing Senate, Assembly leaders

    Gov. Jerry Brown made his way to both the Senate and Assembly floors Thursday to bid farewell, at times with tongue in cheek, to the departing leaders of those two bodies. Brown joined other lawmakers in roasting former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez, a...
  • The battle over business incentives: do they work?

    To the editor: Your pictures on the Business page tell it all. ( “California vs. Texas,” Business, Aug. 24) The governor of Texas with a kind of halo around his head, spouting half-truths, while Jerry Brown, whose father was responsible...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?

     Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?
    When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...
  • In state Capitol, intransigence gives way to bipartisan deal-making

    It was past dark when a contingent of Republican senators filed into Gov. Jerry Brown's Capitol office as the deadline loomed for a plan to overhaul California's aging water system. A final deal was still elusive, and the Democratic governor needed...
  • Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants

    Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants
    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto thanked California's leaders Tuesday for welcoming immigrants from his country — even those who came illegally — as he capped his first official trip to the United States. California's policies, which...
  • California to hike film tax credits

    California to hike film tax credits
    It's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years. In a last-minute compromise reached...
  • Los Angeles Mayor: Tax Credit Bill Will Bring Tens of Thousands of Jobs Back to State

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that legislation to expand California's film and TV tax incentives will mean tens of thousands of jobs returning to the state, as the $330-million-per-year program will be much more...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill mandating 'kill switches' on smartphones

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a first-in-the-nation requirement that smartphones sold in California eventually be equipped with “kill switches” that allow owners to remotely render them useless if stolen, in reaction to a spate of...
  • Mexican president delivers speech in California's Capitol

    In a speech to a joint session of the California Legislature, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said he chose the state for his first official trip to the United States because of its welcoming stance toward immigrants from his country. “I want...