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  • Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs

    Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs
    A resolution seeking to restore and preserve funding for two programs that target the city's gifted students was introduced in the City Council on Monday, as city political leaders described a disinvestment in the city schools' top achievers. The...
  • Candidates for 42nd District state Senate seat joust on school issues

    Public education — the new hybrid school board, school safety and overcrowding — dominated discussions among the three candidates for the 42nd District's state Senate seat. Just six weeks before the primary, incumbent Sen. Jim Brochin, a...
  • Budget talks won't be easy for governor

     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...
  • Jerry Brown reveals new budget plan at Capitol

    Jerry Brown reveals new budget plan at Capitol
    Gov. Jerry Brown detailed his revised $107.8-billion state budget proposal at the Capitol on Tuesday morning, laying out his plans to address California's mounting pension liabilities, increased costs of providing healthcare to the poor and paying off...
  • Legislative leaders have mixed reactions to governor's budget

    Legislative leaders have mixed reactions to governor's budget
    Republican legislative leaders on Tuesday said Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed revision to the California budget provides a welcome improvement to the state’s rainy-day fund, but criticized other plans for spending state revenue on programs...
  • Welcome to the era of climate-changed fire seasons

    Welcome to the era of climate-changed fire seasons
    With triple-digit temperatures expected in parts of Southern California on Tuesday and Wednesday, it seems like an appropriate time to welcome you all to the new climate-warmed fire season. Well, everybody except Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who doesn&...
  • L.A. lawmakers tweak Garcetti's proposed budget, parking ticket plans

    L.A. lawmakers tweak Garcetti's proposed budget, parking ticket plans
    Los Angeles lawmakers want to reverse plans set out by Mayor Eric Garcetti to add dozens more part-time officers to write parking tickets, one in a string of proposed changes to the mayor's budget. When Garcetti set forth his budget, he proposed...
  • Gov. Brown offers schools a bitter pill to heal CalSTRS

    Gov. Brown offers schools a bitter pill to heal CalSTRS
    At long last, Gov. Jerry Brown has stopped ignoring the burgeoning fiscal sinkhole that is CalSTRS, the state teacher retirement fund. The question now is whether he can sell his plan to lawmakers and the schools in their districts. CalSTRS holds...
  • GOP gubernatorial candidates slam Gov. Brown's proposed budget

    GOP gubernatorial candidates slam Gov. Brown's proposed budget
    As some Republican elected officials praised Gov. Jerry Brown’s latest budget proposal for its fiscal discipline, the main GOP candidates vying to take him on in the fall argued Tuesday that it fails to address the state’s most pressing...
  • Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX

    Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX
    California will face billions of dollars in spending to cope with the consequences of rising sea levels if low-lying communities along the coast are ultimately submerged, as scientists predict, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday. Brown’s remarks came...
  • Ireland Lures More Productions With Bigger Tax Breaks, Better Facilities

    Last year, Ireland announced that it was upping the ante in the global contest for international film and TV shoots by increasing its tax incentive to 32% beginning next year. But production incentives alone do not a film industry make, as Irish Film...