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  • Jerry Brown: I'd need a time machine to run for president

    Jerry Brown: I'd need a time machine to run for president
    Gov. Jerry Brown may not be running for president, but that doesn't mean it's not on his mind. Asked on NBC's "Meet the Press" if he would jump in the race if he was 10 years younger, Brown said without hesitation, "Yes, I would." The governor...
  • Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season

    Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season
    Temperatures are expected to heat up toward the end of next week, signaling a dry, disappointing and foreboding end to the region’s rainy season as four years of low precipitation continue. After several days of near-seasonal weather early in...
  • 14 colleges, universities share $50 million in education awards

    Fourteen colleges and universities have received $50 million in state educational awards for their innovative work, state officials said Friday. The awards were part of last year's budget and went to schools including Cal State San Bernardino for its...
  • Lawmakers call oil operations 'reckless,' call for shutdown of wells

    Lawmakers call oil operations 'reckless,' call for shutdown of wells
    Calling the current situation "reckless," a group of state legislators on Friday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately shut down more than 2,500 oil production and oilfield waste water wells that the state has allowed to operate in federally protected...
  • Rocky Chávez cites Marine background as key asset in U.S. Senate race

    Rocky Chávez cites Marine background as key asset in U.S. Senate race
    Rocky Chávez, a Republican state assemblyman from Oceanside, launched a campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday, offering his military background as a key asset in the race to succeed Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer. Chávez, 63, a retired Marine colonel...
  • Jerry Brown backs Obama on immigration order

    Jerry Brown backs Obama on immigration order
    Gov. Jerry Brown, who has made California a more welcoming place for immigrants who are in the country illegally, criticized on Tuesday a federal judge's decision to temporarily block President Obama's executive order reducing deportations.  More than 1...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's fracking problem

    Gov. Jerry Brown's fracking problem
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has done more to fight climate change than perhaps any other elected official in the United States. So what accounts for the environmentalists heckling him during speeches and planning to confront him Saturday at an Oakland...
  • Advisors push Brown administration to estimate prison savings

    Analysts for the state Legislature determined the state could save $20 million in private prison costs due to Proposition 47, the statewide ballot initiative voters approved in November that makes drug possession and minor theft charges misdemeanor...
  • On train, tunnel, Newsom would change course from Brown

    On train, tunnel, Newsom would change course from Brown
    In a Gavin Newsom governorship, California's current bullet train project probably would be derailed. The delta twin tunnels, as presently envisioned, also likely would be buried. Those are Gov. Jerry Brown's two big legacy-builders. But Brown will be...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown appoints family member to state Athletic Commission

    Gov. Jerry Brown appointed his brother-in-law to the California State Athletic Commission on Wednesday. Van Gordon Sauter, a former television news executive, is married to the governor's sister, Kathleen Brown, who once ran for governor herself....
  • Finally, California lawmakers say vaccination is a social responsibility

    Finally, California lawmakers say vaccination is a social responsibility
    Early this morning, I posted about the newly vocal majority on vaccination—the parents who are willing to fight back against the anti-vaccination trend that has been implicated in the latest outbreak of measles. Cases have reached more than 100....