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  • Brown pitches Props. 1, 2 but remains mum on 4th-term agenda

    About the only thing Propositions 1 and 2 have in common is they're being used as props of a different kind by Gov. Jerry Brown. They're handy stage props for the governor's reelection campaign. You've got to tip your hat to a political magician who can...
  • Gov. Brown's wealth is in experience, not money

    To the editor: Gov. Jerry Brown's political life has not been dictated by the kind of wealth his Republican opponent Neel Kashkari is talking about. Brown's wealth is what he learned, and has lived by, from when he attended Sacred Heart Novitiate, a...
  • Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari trade attacks over personal wealth

    Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari trade attacks over personal wealth
    Neel Kashkari is unsparing in his portrayal of Jerry Brown as an out-of-touch governor who inherited millions of dollars from his father, who was also a California governor. "He's been handed everything … on a silver platter," Brown's...
  • Can the California GOP craft a winning campaign strategy?

    As California's Republican Party contemplates its way out of the political wilderness, most of the public debate has focused on questions of ideology: Can social conservatives stomach moderation on issues such as abortion or gay marriage in exchange for...
  • Californians fork over $533 million more in taxes than expected

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California's recovering economy has generated tax revenues that are more than a half-billion dollars above estimates in the past three months, but the state still needs to take care not to overspend, Controller John Chiang...
  • Kashkari unveils TV ad, accuses Brown of betraying students

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari unveiled a television ad on Monday that features a drowning child and accuses Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown of failing California students. “When kids in failing schools begged Jerry Brown for rescue...
  • California governor vetoes bill to protect franchisees' investments

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown late on Monday vetoed a bill that would have helped franchisees recoup some of their business investments when a franchisor wrongly terminates their relationship. The legislation, known as SB 610...
  • Brown's war chest for propositions 1 and 2 grows to $10.7 million

    Brown's war chest for propositions 1 and 2 grows to $10.7 million
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s campaign war chest for two propositions on the November ballot has grown to more than $10.7 million, according to campaign filings with the state. Brown, who is expected to cruise to reelection to a historic fourth bid in...
  • California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic grocery bags

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Single-use plastic bags are set to disappear from California grocery stores over the next two years under a first-in-the-nation state law signed on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite opposition from bag...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown swims in money on way to re-election�

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Polls show Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown cruising easily toward an unprecedented fourth term, but many donors from labor unions to beer distributors, from Hollywood to Silicon Valley keep contributing generously to his campaign, raising...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's first campaign ads to hit airwaves

    Gov. Jerry Brown's first campaign ads to hit airwaves
    Gov. Jerry Brown will hit the airwaves Wednesday morning with three TV ads, but instead of promoting his reelection bid for a historic fourth term, he will plug the $7.5-billion water bond measure and the state rainy-day fund on the November ballot. The...