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  • Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado exits governor's race

    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado announced Thursday that he was dropping out of the governor's race, leaving Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks as the sole declared GOP candidate, at least for now. Maldonado said he wanted to spend more time with...
  • Gavin Newsom enjoys spotlight before yielding it to Brown

    Gavin Newsom enjoys spotlight before yielding it to Brown
    SACRAMENTO -- Before the annual State of the State speech in California's Capitol, it's the lieutenant governor's job to introduce the governor. This year, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom decided to widen his role a bit and delve into some of his favorite topics,...
  • Sutter Brown playing cards are a hit in the Capitol

    Sutter Brown playing cards are a hit in the Capitol
    SACRAMENTO -- When members of Gov. Jerry Brown’s office handed out copies of the State of the State speech on Wednesday, they tucked in a surprise -- a playing card with a picture of Sutter Brown, the governor’s popular corgi. The cards were...
  • UC regents approve two new hires, including investments chief

    UC regents approve two new hires, including investments chief
    The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system’s $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and to pay him potentially more than $1 million a year if he achieves...
  • UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million

    UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million
    SAN FRANCISCO — The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system's $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and will pay him more than $1 million a year if he...
  • San Francisco high-end waterfront project defeated

    San Francisco high-end waterfront project defeated
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A controversial luxury waterfront development project was soundly defeated Tuesday, an apparent victim of skyrocketing housing prices that have generated anxiety over just who gets to live in a city long identified with tolerance and...
  • UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside

    UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside
    Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday. The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...
  • Jerry Brown questions new university leader's compensation

    SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor. Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
  • Poetry, parade to mark opening of new Bay Bridge today

    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will take over ceremonial responsibilities for Gov. Jerry Brown at Monday's ceremonies to mark the opening for the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Brown, who has defended the bridge's construction amid...
  • Bay Bridge reopens to traffic after $6.4-billion upgrade

    Bay Bridge reopens to traffic after $6.4-billion upgrade
    The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reopened to traffic Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said. The first cars, led by CHP cruisers with flashing lights, started rolling across the bridge toward San Francisco about 10:15 p.m. Motorists honked...
  • Commuters capture first trip across newly reopened Bay Bridge

    Commuters capture first trip across newly reopened Bay Bridge
    Morning commuters in the Bay Area marveled at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday after more than a decade of waiting. Images of the the bridge's towering suspension cables against white puffy clouds and a blue sky appeared on social media...