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  • Gov. Brown toughens rules on senior residential care facilities

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved sweeping new rules for residential care facilities aimed at protecting senior citizens from substandard conditions. The governor approved nine bills that his office said in a statement are meant to "protect the health...
  • GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari hands out free gas cards

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari hands out free gas cards
    Wearing safety goggles and wielding a white mallet aimed at a wind-up toy train, GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday made his latest attempt to move the needle in a contest stacked highly in favor of his Democratic rival, Gov. Jerry...
  • Plug-in cars lead charge on beating emissions targets in California

    Plug-in cars lead charge on beating emissions targets in California
    SACRAMENTO, California — For four decades, California has set the pace for clean-air initiatives, from curbing tailpipe emissions to promoting renewable energy. Now the world's eighth- largest economy is forging a path for electric cars....
  • Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor

    Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor
    Stung by the refusal of two fellow Republicans to support his candidacy for governor, Neel Kashkari sought to put the controversy behind him Sunday with a fiery speech portraying his party as a champion of minorities and the poor. "We don't just fight...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills to boost purchases of electric cars

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a package of bills Sunday boosting the state's market for electric cars, including a measure to make such vehicles more affordable for low-income residents. That bill, the Charge Ahead California Initiative by Sen. Kevin de...
  • Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

    Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles
    Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing financial incentives and other perks to entice consumers to buy the environmentally friendly vehicles. The push for low-emission cars, combined...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills on birth control, inmate rights

    Gov. Brown signs bills on birth control, inmate rights
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law bills requiring most health plans to cover a variety of contraceptive methods, banning forced or coerced sterilizations of inmates in California prisons and giving felons behind bars easier access to DNA...
  • Legislation creates official Native American Day in California

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Thursday establishing a new official state holiday, Native American Day, on the fourth Friday in September. The bill, AB 1973, was authored by Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina). State agencies will...
  • Brown administration's angling to ban lead fishing weights

    Brown administration's angling to ban lead fishing weights
    Californians who enjoy fishing, heads up: Gov. Jerry Brown has his eye on your tackle box. He's especially interested in your lead sinkers, starting with the tiny split shot. Those little buggers can get lost in the water and be ingested by careless...
  • An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats

    An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats
    Facing an uphill climb to regain a two-house supermajority in November, legislative leaders say that they have asked Gov. Jerry Brown to stump for fellow Democrats in a half-dozen competitive districts. It's the sort of thing governors typically do as...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills benefiting prison inmates

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed legislation that will prohibit forced or coerced sterilizations of inmates in California prisons and allow felons behind bars easier access to DNA tests that could prove their innocence. The bill limiting...
  • Neel Kashkari's so down and out, even his dogs are voting for Jerry Brown

    Neel Kashkari's so down and out, even his dogs are voting for Jerry Brown
    Neel Kashkari is down and out in Beverly Hills. Also among the conservative gentry of Sacramento. Pretty much everywhere Republicans are found.                Kashkari is the California GOP's official challenger to Gov. Jerry Brown, the party's bona...