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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Critics accuse Gov. Jerry Brown of neglecting California's poor

    Critics accuse Gov. Jerry Brown of neglecting California's poor
    When Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his latest budget proposal last week and the topic turned to Californians' financial struggles, he became uncharacteristically personal. He described getting behind the wheel to drive mothers to shelters in Oakland,...
  • Gov. Brown's inaugural speech continues his green, fiscal themes

    Gov. Brown's inaugural speech continues his green, fiscal themes
    SACRAMENTO — Marking a historic occasion with a simple, subdued ceremony, Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. called Monday for ambitious new environmental rules as he embarked on an unprecedented fourth term as California's governor. Brown delivered an...
  • Ground broken on controversial California bullet train project

    Ground broken on controversial California bullet train project
    California leaders including Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday launched the state’s high-speed rail project at a ceremony in downtown Fresno, declaring the city the nation’s high-speed rail capital and the “central cog” of a new...
  • OC employees' group celebrates governor's inauguration

    OC employees' group celebrates governor's inauguration
    Members of the Orange County Employees Assn., which represents Costa Mesa municipal workers, recently traveled to the state Capitol in Sacramento to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown's inauguration. On Monday, the workers brought their wagon and served 4,...
  • Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries

    Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries
    Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal this week to significantly boost the amount of energy California derives from renewable sources could reinvigorate the state's utility-scale solar and wind industries, as well as launch another land rush in the Mojave Desert....