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  • Gov. Brown says he will sign bill that would ban plastic grocery bags

    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, during Thursday night’s gubernatorial debate with Republican rival Neel Kashkari, said he plans to sign a law that would make California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. “I...
  • Despite disagreement over seating, Brown and Kashkari set to debate

    Despite disagreement over seating, Brown and Kashkari set to debate
    In the world of political stagecraft, the setup for televised candidate debates can be closely scrutinized and hotly contested. It was no different in the run-up to Thursday night's debate between Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and Republican challenger...
  • Stakes are high for Kashkari in Thursday's debate with Gov. Brown

    Stakes are high for Kashkari in Thursday's debate with Gov. Brown
    After months of struggling to disrupt Gov. Jerry Brown's widely presumed glide to reelection, Republican Neel Kashkari will have a chance to shift the dynamics of the lopsided contest Thursday in the candidates' first and only debate. The televised one-...
  • Is Neel Kashkari debating Jerry Brown to win, place or merely show?

    Is Neel Kashkari debating Jerry Brown to win, place or merely show?
    What is Neel Kashkari trying to do, and does it matter? Kashkari, the Republican candidate challenging three-term Gov. Jerry Brown, the state’s highest profile Democrat, on Thursday night gets his one shot to face Brown in a live televised and...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown brings decades of experience to Thursday's debate

    Gov. Jerry Brown brings decades of experience to Thursday's debate
    When Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor, steps into a television studio with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday night, he'll be facing one of the most experienced debaters in American politics. Brown has participated in no fewer...
  • Brown and Kashkari down to final hours of debate preparations

    Brown and Kashkari down to final hours of debate preparations
    As Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari were making final preparations for their sole debate Thursday night, advisors for both were trying to keep expectations low. “The fact of the matter is the governor’s been...
  • California governor lauds passage of 'historic' sick leave bill

    (Reuters) - A measure to grant California workers mandatory sick leave that passed the state legislature early on Saturday appeared poised to become law after Governor Jerry Brown lauded it as a historic achievement. The bill would require employers...
  • Kashkari slams Brown's education policy on eve of debate

    A day before Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and GOP rival Neel Kashkari face off in their only debate, the Republican on Wednesday attacked the incumbent over his longtime ties to the state’s most powerful union, the California Teachers Assn. The...
  • Gigadollars in tax breaks not enough lure new Tesla factory

    It was nice while it lasted. Not. California's desperate pursuit of Tesla's multibillion-dollar "gigafactory" appeared to come up empty Wednesday after CNBC reported that the manufacturer of pricey electric cars would build its new battery plant in...
  • Voters deserve a gubernatorial debate that goes beyond platitudes

    California voters' best chance of hearing anything substantive from Gov. Jerry Brown about his plans for a final term will come next week in a televised debate. Maybe he doesn't have a clue. Maybe he has only a few vague notions, which I suspect. Or...
  • Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration

    Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration
    Gov. Jerry Brown has officially requested that President Obama declare a disaster for the counties affected by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck near Napa, Calif., last month. The Aug. 24 quake resulted in more than 280 injuries, devastated...
  • Clean autos get boost in 3 bills

    Clean autos get boost in 3 bills
    A bill that would phase out rebates for the wealthy who buy plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles passed the Assembly and could join two related bills Thursday on their way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. One of the other bills would increase the number of...