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  • California budget deal grants health coverage to children in U.S. illegally

    California budget deal grants health coverage to children in U.S. illegally
    Immigrant children who are in the country illegally would receive public healthcare coverage in California under a budget deal announced Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders. An estimated 170,000 immigrants 18 and younger could qualify,...
  • Lawmakers making side deals on Hollywood high-rises, Warriors arena

    With Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders negotiating differences over the budget, a side issue has emerged over extending special handling of two controversial developments: a $200-million mixed-use project in Hollywood and a new arena for the...
  • Legislature approves new $117.5-billion budget as spending talks continue

    Legislature approves new $117.5-billion budget as spending talks continue
    California lawmakers passed a new budget Monday, but the debate over state spending is far from over in the Capitol. Shortly after the approval of a $117.5-billion general fund, legislative leaders returned to negotiations with Gov. Jerry Brown in an...
  • States, cities call for skilled foreign workers amid abuse claims

    A computer programmer from India was promised a $46,500 salary in New York, plus tuition to study for a master's degree. Instead, his annual pay averaged less than $13,000 and his degree was withheld when his employer failed to make the promised tuition...
  • Oprah and Kanye get #DroughtShamed as water cops roam California

    SAN FRANCISCO Paul Brown sets out before sunrise to patrol Sacramento for circumstantial evidence that someone is wasting California's scarcest resource. It may be a moist sidewalk, or a flooded curb gutter, or a suspiciously damp driveway. Every so...
  • Gov. Brown preaches adaptation but ducks big fights

    Gov. Brown preaches adaptation but ducks big fights
    ¬†Gov. Jerry Brown speaks passionately about how humans — Californians specifically — must adapt to changing conditions or become extinct. Hopefully he is listening to himself. Because, frankly, I haven't noticed the governor adapting much in...
  • State lawmakers set to approve budget with increased spending

    State lawmakers set to approve budget with increased spending
    The Legislature is expected to approve a budget Monday that bets on California's economy to continue growing and sets the stage for higher state spending in coming years. The plan, which is not supported by Gov. Jerry Brown, includes $749 million more...
  • Chief critic of California high-speed rail continues his quest

    WASHINGTON The latest attempt to stall California's high speed rail by the $68 billion project's most persistent Capitol Hill critic now faces scrutiny in the Senate. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., who has tried multiple times to derail federal funding,...
  • State attorney general challenges ruling against tiered water rates

    State attorney general challenges ruling against tiered water rates
    The California attorney general’s office has asked the state Supreme Court to depublish a controversial ruling that it argues will impede the state's ability to encourage conservation by charging people higher rates when they use excessive amounts...
  • $110 million in drought aid going to California, other Western states, White House says

    $110 million in drought aid going to California, other Western states, White House says
    California will receive tens of millions of dollars in new drought aid from the U.S. government that will provide relief for farmers, displaced workers and rural communities that have run out of drinking water, officials said Friday. Obama administration...
  • Obama offers $110 million to aid drought-stricken states

    WASHINGTON The White House expanded drought assistance to California and other western states on Friday with $110 million in new grants to aid farmers and communities. Officials from seven states, including California Gov. Jerry Brown, participated in an...