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  • Gigadollars in tax breaks not enough lure new Tesla factory

    It was nice while it lasted. Not. California's desperate pursuit of Tesla's multibillion-dollar "gigafactory" appeared to come up empty Wednesday after CNBC reported that the manufacturer of pricey electric cars would build its new battery plant in...
  • Voters deserve a gubernatorial debate that goes beyond platitudes

    California voters' best chance of hearing anything substantive from Gov. Jerry Brown about his plans for a final term will come next week in a televised debate. Maybe he doesn't have a clue. Maybe he has only a few vague notions, which I suspect. Or...
  • Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration

    Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration
    Gov. Jerry Brown has officially requested that President Obama declare a disaster for the counties affected by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck near Napa, Calif., last month. The Aug. 24 quake resulted in more than 280 injuries, devastated...
  • Clean autos get boost in 3 bills

    Clean autos get boost in 3 bills
    A bill that would phase out rebates for the wealthy who buy plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles passed the Assembly and could join two related bills Thursday on their way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. One of the other bills would increase the number of...
  • Low turnout in California in November could lift prospects for GOP

    The Democratic Party's dominance of California is close to a historic peak. But strength can draw trouble. Although all signs point to an easy reelection for Gov. Jerry Brown in November and million-vote victories for some of the party's other statewide...
  • Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal on California Movie and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. "Proud to announce a deal...
  • Gov. Brown is right to offer legal help to immigrant minors

    Gov. Jerry Brown, state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and a roster of other elected state officials want to spend $3 million on legal help for unaccompanied minors facing federal immigration court hearings in California. It's a good...
  • Mexican president meets with Gov. Brown, lauds treatment of immigrants

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, speaking at a luncheon held in honor of his visit to California, thanked Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday for respecting immigrants "whether they have citizenship or not, whether they have legal status or not." "The...
  • Protesters, lawmakers criticize Mexico's handling of Marine case

    Protesters, lawmakers criticize Mexico's handling of Marine case
    Demonstrators, including a Republican lawmaker, gathered outside the historic Leland Stanford Mansion in Sacramento on Tuesday to protest the jailing of a U.S. Marine in Mexico. Gov. Jerry Brown is hosting a luncheon for Mexican President Enrique Peña...
  • Author of school bond measure says it won't make 2014 ballot

    Author of school bond measure says it won't make 2014 ballot
    Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) said Tuesday that her proposal for a $4.3-billion school bond measure will not be on the November ballot, citing opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown. “We’ve come to the end of the road,” Buchanan said...
  • Gov. Brown urges $3 million in legal aid for immigrant children

    Seeking to address a swell of unaccompanied children from Central America who have immigrated to the U.S. illegally in recent months, Gov. Jerry Brown and other California lawmakers announced a proposal Thursday to provide $3 million in legal aid to those...