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  • Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

    Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race
    The 2016 contest for the White House will get its first official big-name entrant on Monday, in a move likely to upend the dynamics of the nascent presidential race. Sen. Ted Cruz, the combative conservative who has made liberty the clarion call of...
  • Calif. governor calls Ted Cruz 'unfit' to run for president

    California Gov. Jerry Brown says U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz' views on climate change make the Texas Republican unfit to run for president and that he would entertain making another bid for the White House himself if he were younger. Brown, a Democrat who turns...
  • 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...
  • $1 billion in California drought relief may just be the beginning

    $1 billion in California drought relief may just be the beginning
    Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers from both parties announced Thursday a $1-billion plan to deal with California's persistent drought, describing the legislation as a mix of short-term relief and support for long-term water projects. "This is a...
  • California governor proposes $1 billion in drought spending

    As California copes with a fourth straight year of drought, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in water spending and urged residents to do their part to conserve. Winter is...
  • California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket

    California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket
    No matter how much longer California’s drought lingers, politicians don’t have the power to make it rain. So on Thursday they tried the next best thing – they proposed showering the state’s parched landscape with money. Gov....
  • Calif. passes mandatory new water conservation rules on lawns, hotels, restaurants

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Acknowledging that California's water conservation efforts are falling short as the state descends into a fourth year of punishing drought, the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday imposed new mandatory water conservation rules...
  • California revenue beats estimates for another month

    California revenue beats estimates for another month
    California tax revenue continues to outpace expectations, Gov. Jerry Brown's administration announced Monday. The state has collected $633 million more than expected in the current fiscal year, which ends in June. Most of the bump, $385 million, comes...