| Mar 22, 2015
| 9:47 AM
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."
| Mar 22, 2015
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 9:05 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:14 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 6:10 PM
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....
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:31 PM
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....