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  • Brown signs package of bills to encourage voting

    Brown signs package of bills to encourage voting
    Months after statewide voter turnout hit a historic low of 25% in this year's primary election, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed eight bills aimed at getting more Californians to participate in the political process. He also signed dozens of other...
  • Brown brushes off GOP opposition to bullet train

    Brown brushes off GOP opposition to bullet train
    Gov. Jerry Brown played down concerns Thursday about Republicans killing the state’s $68-billion bullet train, saying that “they’re going to join the chorus” in support of high-speed rail once construction around Fresno and...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes

    Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes
    A University of California proposal to increase tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years drew sharp opposition Thursday from Gov. Jerry Brown, top state legislative leaders and student activists, ending three years of relative peace over...
  • UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years

    UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition increases — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are...
  • California GOP survives, barely, to fight another day

    When political neophyte Pete Peterson was thinking about running for California secretary of state, his mentor urged him on with surfer logic: "Sometimes you need to be the guy in the water when the wave hits." The mentor was former Secretary of State...
  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are California...
  • Jerry Brown plans final touches on legacy as California governor

    Jerry Brown plans final touches on legacy as California governor
    In what may be the last act of a political career spanning more than four decades, Jerry Brown will begin his fourth and final term as governor uniquely positioned to build his legacy as California's longest-serving chief executive. On Wednesday morning...
  • After loss, Kashkari ruminates on his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid

    After loss, Kashkari ruminates on his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid
    In lieu of interviews, failed GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday released a 7,000-plus word treatise on his neophyte run for elected office against Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown. The article is largely a rationale for and...
  • Neel Kashkari concedes governor's race to Brown

    Neel Kashkari concedes governor's race to Brown
    Neel Kashkari conceded the governor's race to incumbent Jerry Brown at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa on Tuesday night.  Kashkari appeared before a crowd of around 100 supporters at 8:24 p.m., entering the room to Michael Jackson’s...
  • Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term

    Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term
    California voters decisively elected Gov. Jerry Brown to a historic fourth term Tuesday, a rare bright spot for Democrats on a night when Republicans celebrated huge victories in the rest of the nation. Brown handily defeated GOP challenger Neel...
  • Voters head to the polls early on election day

    Voters head to the polls early on election day
    The opinion that politicians are doing a decent job may not be widely heard, but that was the view of Sharon Pruhs, the first voter in line at Ramona Hall in Highland Park. She mostly voted for incumbents Tuesday morning, including Gov. Jerry Brown and...