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  • Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack

    Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack
    Proposition 46 is a classic example of a citizens' initiative that should never have been on the ballot. It's also a classic example of why some initiative system is needed so citizens can do their own lawmaking when the elected lawmakers won't. The...
  • Bullet train just a blur in California governor's race

    At $68 billion, California's bullet train is the nation's largest infrastructure project and arguably Gov. Jerry Brown's biggest initiative. Even so, it received just a few words earlier this year in his State of the State address. It's also playing...
  • Brown delivers on most 2010 campaign pledges

    Brown delivers on most 2010 campaign pledges
    Jerry Brown drew chuckles decades ago when he suggested that California launch its own communications satellite into space. He had a more down-to-earth proposal when he ran for governor in 2010. He wanted to line the state's highways with shimmering...
  • With election nearing, Sutter Brown hits the campaign trail

    With election nearing, Sutter Brown hits the campaign trail
    Politicians love trotting out celebrities and powerful supporters to win over voters on the campaign trail. In California, the star is Gov. Jerry Brown's dog. Democrats are dispatching Sutter Brown, a Pembroke Welsh corgi, to help drum up support for...
  • Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on L.A. visit

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto kicked off a two-day tour of California with a speech to Mexican immigrants in Los Angeles on Monday in which he pledged to make life better for his countrymen living on both sides of the border. Pledging reduced...
  • Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop

    Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop
    Jerry Brown has never been one to abide by custom, so it would not have been altogether unusual—for him, at least—to run an entire fall campaign without making a single campaign appearance. But just eight days before a statewide vote he...
  • Gov. Brown urges $3 million in legal aid for immigrant children

    Seeking to address a swell of unaccompanied children from Central America who have immigrated to the U.S. illegally in recent months, Gov. Jerry Brown and other California lawmakers announced a proposal Thursday to provide $3 million in legal aid to those...
  • Brown, Kashkari campaigns test two connected theories

    California likes to think of itself as the originator and arbiter of all things meaningful. In the low-intensity November election, the cutting-edge quotient has been hard to find. Especially when it comes to the marquee race. One candidate for...
  • Gov. Brown to barnstorm state, releases new ad touting accomplishments

    With election day just over a week away, Gov. Jerry Brown is hitting the campaign trail Monday and is debuting a new television ad in which for the first time he makes an explicit argument for his election to an unprecedented fourth term. Though the ad,...
  • Mayor Garcetti is becoming a regular in Washington

    Mayor Garcetti is becoming a regular in Washington
    Many Californians may be happy never to set foot in Washington, with its humid weather and lack of fresh produce. But one of the state's most high-profile residents can't seem to stay away. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted into town this week for the...
  • Unions remain a crucial backer of Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign

    The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped into the state budget just days before the spending plan would come up for a vote. At a legislative hearing, Democrats were confused and Republicans...