| Dec 17, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval rating has dropped to a new low as Californians continue to worry about the economy and the state's dismal finances, according to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California.
The poll found that just 27%...
| Jun 22, 2009
| 1:16 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Monday that he will not run for governor of California.
The mayor made the announcement on CNN's " The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
Villaraigosa has been viewed by many as a strong...
| Feb 9, 2010
California insurance regulators asked Anthem Blue Cross to delay controversial rate increases of as much as 39% for individual policies, hikes that have triggered widespread criticism from subscribers and brokers -- and now from the federal government....
| Oct 24, 2008
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ California's insurance commissioner has ordered his auditors to examine how insurance companies handled claims from last year's devastating wildfires.
Commissioner Steve Poizner says his agency has already persuaded insurance...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 1:02 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Democrat Jerry Brown has entered the race for California governor, giving the party an iconic candidate in a contest expected to be the most costly in state history.
The state attorney general, who served two terms as governor in...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 2:24 PM
Jerry Brown, California's Democratic attorney general, announced his candidacy for governor this morning in a video on his website, saying he has the experience and "the knowledge" to put the state on track again.
Brown, 71, a former two-term governor of...
| Mar 2, 2010
Jerry Brown, in declaring himself a candidate for governor Tuesday morning, said the antidote to California's problems is "someone with an insider's knowledge but an outsider's mind."
That is the line he will apparently seek to walk to counter criticism,...
| Mar 12, 2010
Billionaire GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has invested her vast wealth in firms that sought to profit from the country's credit crisis, in venture capital and hedge funds open only to the wealthy, and in oil, gas, healthcare and other concerns...
| Sep 23, 2009
Republican Meg Whitman on Tuesday underscored the advantage of wealth in the 2010 race for governor, launching paid advertisements for her campaign nine months before GOP voters will determine their nominee.
The introductory ads, which the campaign...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 8:21 PM
INDIAN WELLS- Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman sought to redirect attention from her spotty voting record Saturday as she promoted a platform of fiscal discipline to the party faithful.
Speaking to the state Republican Party convention near...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 8:08 AM
State Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown dropped the fiction that he was seeking reelection and filed papers Tuesday to explore a run for governor, a job that he first won in 1974 and has for months been fighting hard, if quietly, to recapture.
Brown's move was born...
| Oct 8, 2009
Jerry Brown has a solid lead against Gavin Newsom in the Democratic governor's race, but the race is much more wide open on the Republican side, according to a new Field Poll.
Brown, the former governor and current attorney general, had 47% support while...