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  • Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks

    Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks
    As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. In making a batch of appointments last weekend to two...
  • Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated

    Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated
    John Garbin hears from people who say they'll commit suicide if he doesn't help them. Because of mistakes they made years ago — criminal mistakes — they can't get a job, move on with their lives, or escape their tarnished reputations, even...
  • 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....
  • An ill-considered mandate on school funding

    A stronger state economy, voter-approved temporary tax increases and new budget rules have helped drain some of the drama out of the Legislature's annual budget process. And with lawmakers now having completed that process on time for four consecutive...
  • California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter to retire

    Justice Marvin R. Baxter will retire after 24 years on the California Supreme Court, it was announced Wednesday. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post included Court of Appeal Justice Martin Jenkins in a list of Latinos whom...
  • California Arts Council could see state allocation rise to $5 million

    California Arts Council could see state allocation rise to $5 million
    This story has been updated. Please see below for details. It isn't all that the state Legislature's arts allies had hoped for, but the 2014-15 budget recently passed by the Senate and Assembly includes a $5 million increase for the California Arts...
  • Brown's tunnel plan looms over effort to pass water bonds

    Brown's tunnel plan looms over effort to pass water bonds
    As lawmakers struggle to craft a water bond proposal for voters, there's a huge reservoir of wonderful, non-controversial project ideas. But practically everyone is suffering from tunnel vision. Literally. Not just the politicians, but —...
  • Justice Marvin Baxter of California Supreme Court to retire

    Supreme Court Justice Marvin R. Baxter announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his current term in January, opening the way for a more liberal majority on the state's highest court. Baxter's departure will give Gov. Jerry Brown, if...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign budget in San Diego

    Gov. Jerry Brown will head south to San Diego to sign the state budget on Friday morning, his office announced. The governor is being joined by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento). Brown has...
  • The unsinkable Jerry Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- There are those who don't believe politicians can ever enjoy a second life. They're wrong. Just go to Sacramento and check in on Gov. Jerry Brown. He's not only enjoying a second political life, he's survived two, three, four, or...
  • Don't cut funds for preschool again, Gov. Brown

    Sunday night, the Legislature passed a budget that would give more than half of the state’s children the opportunity to go to preschool. It’s a great step forward, except for this: Gov. Jerry Brown has a history of using his line-item veto...
  • New California budget fails to ease court woes, chief justice says

    California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said Friday the new state budget will mean “more disappointment, service reduction and delay for those who need our courts.” The budget signed by Gov. Jerry Brown contains less than half the money...