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  • 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...
  • Studio Chiefs Set Jerry Brown Fundraiser, And Perhaps A Chance to Pitch Production Tax Incentives

    As Hollywood figures call for an expansion of California's tax incentive program to curb runaway production, studio chiefs will undoubtedly have a chance to make a pitch next month when they hold a fundraiser for Gov. Jerry Brown. On Nov. 21, Disney's...
  • BART, unions announce end to four-day Bay Area transit strike

    BART, unions announce end to four-day Bay Area transit strike
    OAKLAND -- Bay Area Rapid Transit management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike, which sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile...
  • BART, unions reach deal; strike ends

    BART, unions reach deal; strike ends
    SAN FRANCISCO — BART management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike that sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile system....
  • Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay

    Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay
    On the Venice Boardwalk, the pot hawkers come at you like carnival barkers. In their green scrubs, armed with business cards, they beckon passersby to enter their narrow shops. “Do you have a headache? A backache? Come on in, our doctor is...
  • Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded House race

    Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded  House race
    Hoping to help narrow the field of challengers to a Republican incumbent next year, a Democratic organization in the Inland Empire endorsed Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for Congress. Aguilar won nearly 86% of the endorsement votes cast by members of...
  • State GOP convention exposes intraparty rifts

    The contours of the 2014 race for governor sharpened Saturday as two Republicans vying to unseat incumbent Jerry Brown staked out positions that exposed rifts within the party as it tries to reverse two decades of decline in California. Assemblyman...
  • San Francisco offers lessons to L.A. on quake retrofitting

    San Francisco offers lessons to L.A. on quake retrofitting
    SAN FRANCISCO — When officials were trying to sell the most sweeping earthquake regulations in a generation, they weren't afraid to play off the pride many residents feel about their city. Unless thousands of apartments with weak first floors were...