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Jerry Brown

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  • Finally, UC gets budget attention

    There's nothing like a possible tuition increase at the University of California to stir things up. Students rush out to protest; regents and politicians, parents and professors engage in robust — sometimes enraged — debate. And finally, if...
  • As more inmates are released from prison, more parolees return

    As more inmates are released from prison, more parolees return
    Randy Whittenburg was a "commendable" candidate for release from prison. After 31 years behind bars for his role in a Los Angeles strong-arm robbery that ended in murder, Whittenburg had earned four vocational certificates; completed Bible study,...
  • Jerry Brown looks to carry on his family's legacy building California

    Jerry Brown looks to carry on his family's legacy building California
    At a rally in the waning days of the fall campaign, Gov. Jerry Brown bantered with Rep. Dana Rohrabacher about how long they had been acquainted. The Huntington Beach congressman said, "When you had hair." Brown rejoined, "When I had hair,...
  • Potential hurdles loom for Gov. Jerry Brown's fourth-term goals

    Potential hurdles loom for Gov. Jerry Brown's fourth-term goals
    SACRAMENTO — Four years after calling for "courage and sacrifice" to dig California out of the depths of recession, Jerry Brown begins an unprecedented fourth term as governor Monday amid an economic rebound that has delivered near-record job growth...
  • Invoking California's drought, oceanside town quickly builds long-desired desalination plant

    California's drought declaration has triggered only local limits such as restrictions on washing cars or watering lawns for most communities, but one Pacific Coast tourist town has seized it as an opportunity to build a long-desired desalination plant....
  • The disappearing Gov. Brown

    Has anyone seen the governor of California? Four years ago, when Jerry Brown ran to succeed Hollywood-honed Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor, Brown's lower profile and septuagenarian “get off my lawn” countenance appealed to voters...
  • Tough budget choices await Brown and Legislature

    Tough budget choices await Brown and Legislature
    Jerry Brown takes his fourth and final oath of office as California governor on Monday, and members of the Assembly and state Senate, having been sworn in last month, are gearing up for Brown's 13th state budget proposal. That spending plan will come at a...
  • Jerry Brown to begin historic fourth term in Capitol

    Jerry Brown to begin historic fourth term in Capitol
    When Jerry Brown takes the oath of office on Monday morning, it will be the fourth time he's recited the same 84 words. Brown is the only governor in California history to be elected four times, and he will be the last unless voters undo the term limits...
  • Jerry Brown seeks new green regulations in historic fourth term

    In an inaugural address drawing on his family's deep roots in California, Gov. Jerry Brown called for expansive new environmental regulations that would protect the state for future generations. The governor also pledged not to stray from promises he...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown sworn in for record fourth term; calls for state to use more renewable energy

    As he was sworn in for a record fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown charted an ambitious new goal on Monday for California in its fight against climate change, challenging the nation's most populous state to increase renewable energy use to 50 percent in the...
  • Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address

    As prepared for delivery: Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of my pioneering ancestors and fellow Californians: An inauguration is always a special occasion but today it is particularly special...