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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Speaker Toni Atkins: Budget plan will balance prudence, investments

    Speaker Toni Atkins: Budget plan will balance prudence, investments
    Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) said Wednesday that she has a "clear mandate" from Assembly Democrats to seek a budget deal that "strengthens our fiscal condition first, and makes responsible investments second." In a speech to the Sacramento...
  • Kashkari attacks Donnelly in mailer

    Kashkari attacks Donnelly in mailer
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is out with a new train-themed mailer that attacks Republican front-runner Tim Donnelly as a “wasteful spender” who is akin to Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown. Echoing themes in Kashkari’...
  • 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...
  • Voters give thumbs up to Jerry Brown's budget plan, poll finds

    Voters give thumbs up to Jerry Brown's budget plan, poll finds
    Gov. Jerry Brown enjoys solid support for his budget proposals, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California in San Francisco.  Overall, 73% of likely voters said they liked the governor's blueprint for the coming fiscal year,...
  • Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor

    Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor
    Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there. Kashkari, a Laguna Beach resident seeking to become the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Jerry Brown for governor this fall, said money...
  • 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...