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  • Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for ex-Mexican Mafia killer Rene 'Boxer' Enriquez

    Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for ex-Mexican Mafia killer Rene 'Boxer' Enriquez
    Gov. Jerry Brown rejected parole late Friday for a former Mexican Mafia killer who left the prison gang and has spent more than a decade cooperating with authorities and speaking at law enforcement conferences. Brown acknowledged the valuable...
  • Polluter fees in California could boost state budget, analysts say

    California could generate much more revenue from fees on polluters than Gov. Jerry Brown expects, legislative analysts say in a report released Thursday. Administration officials have estimated $1.7 billion in revenue from the fees by June 30, 2016, the...
  • UC President Napolitano postpones proposed tuition increase

    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday she is postponing a proposed tuition increase as a good-faith gesture stemming from her ongoing negotiations with Gov. Jerry Brown to resolve their standoff over higher education...
  • Tuition hike put on hold for UC summer school

    Tuition hike put on hold for UC summer school
    Students planning to attend UC's upcoming summer school sessions got a much welcome reprieve Wednesday from tuition increases that could have been as large as 5%. UC President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday that the system would not implement...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California's Medi-Cal program for poor grows to 12 million

    Since California embraced the federal health care overhaul, the state's Medicaid program for the poor has added more than 2.7 million people, a surprisingly high number that has left the state to grapple with making sure there are enough doctors to care...
  • 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...
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials

    Feb. 12 The Sacramento Bee: Ex-PUC chief's tribute made everyone look bad It's one thing for the defenders of former Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey to stand by him. Before scandal erupted over his back-channel chats with execs of...
  • High-speed rail agency behind schedule in buying land

    California's $68 billion high-speed rail project is as much as a year behind schedule in buying the land needed to start construction on the first 29-mile stretch in the Central Valley, rail officials say. The state has bought 122 of the 540 parcels it...
  • Gavin Newsom is the first to enter 2018 race for governor

    In an unusually early announcement of political intentions, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom launched a fundraising committee Wednesday to run for governor in 2018. The move, for a race that is well over three years away, will allow Newsom to raise as much as $56,...