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  • 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...
  • Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'

    Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s new $156.3-billion budget on Friday, ensuring a permanent source of state funding for construction of the bullet train he has championed. The budget, which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion...
  • Gov. Brown, state lawmakers receive 2% pay raises

    Gov. Jerry Brown, the 120 state lawmakers and 10 other elected officials were granted a 2% pay raise Friday by a state panel whose members said California’s improving economy and budget situation justifies the raises. The increase was approved...
  • 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...
  • Budget talks won't be easy for governor

     When Gov. Jerry Brown releases his latest budget plan Tuesday, he will already have a major fiscal victory under his belt, having cut a deal to strengthen the state's reserve fund. But over the next few weeks, spending negotiations with lawmakers...
  • Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor

     Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor
    Before he entered the race for lieutenant governor in 2010, Gavin Newsom derided the job as a ceremonial post, expressing only "disinterest in and disdain for" the office, according to a former aide. Then, during the campaign, he took it all back, and...
  • Bailout for teachers' pensions to cost California school districts

    Bailout for teachers' pensions to cost California school districts
    California's public school districts could face difficult cutbacks if state officials move forward with a plan to bail out the retirement fund for teachers, officials and educators say, but even those painful steps may fall short of curing the pension...
  • San Diego County fires: New evacuation orders made in San Marcos

    San Diego County fires: New evacuation orders made in San Marcos
    The focal point in the battle to tame raging wildfires in San Diego County shifted late Wednesday to the San Marcos area, where hundreds of new mandatory evacuation orders were issued and firefighters were  making a stand to protect hillside homes...
  • Southern California blazes rage on as firefight enters second day

    Firefighters in San Diego County are bracing for another day of brutal conditions Thursday as they work to contain at least half a dozen wildfires that have consumed more than 9,000 acres and destroyed multiple homes. The focal point in the countywide...
  • UC seeks to increase transfer students from community colleges

    UC seeks to increase transfer students from community colleges
    Santa Monica College and Los Angeles Southwest College are only 13 miles apart but have an immense gap when it comes to transferring students to a University of California campus, a new report says. Santa Monica sent 783 students last year, by far the...
  • Plan for rainy-day fund heads to ballot after legislative approval

    The Legislature on Thursday unanimously approved a new proposal to help cushion the state from economic downturns and pay off billions of dollars in debt and long-term costs. The measure, which would modify the state's Constitution, will be placed on...
  • Teacher pension fund investments could fall short, Brown says

    When Gov. Jerry Brown released his plan for repairing California's troubled teacher retirement system, his calculations assumed the pension fund would see investment returns of 7.5% over the next three decades. But on Wednesday, Brown said it's...