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  • Gov. Jerry Brown's budget highlights a glass half-empty

    Gov. Jerry Brown's budget highlights a glass half-empty
    The $164.7-billion budget that Gov. Jerry Brown proposed Friday for the coming fiscal year highlights the glass-half-empty nature of California's improving fortunes. His administration projects that the state's economy will grow an impressive 4.5% in 2015...
  • Why high-speed rail in California will fail

    To the editor: As an old, long retired railroad executive in the U.S. and Canada, I can predict that Gov. Jerry Brown's high-speed rail line will fail and cost taxpayers plenty for years. ("After two-year delay, construction on California's bullet train...
  • Brown offers $164.7-billion budget plan

    Brown offers $164.7-billion budget plan
    Taking advantage of a growing economy, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a $164.7-billion budget Friday that would boost funding for schools, community colleges, courts and home care for the elderly and disabled. He did not include money that University of...
  • The forecast: Blowing hot? Cold? Only Gov. Brown knows

     The forecast: Blowing hot? Cold? Only Gov. Brown knows
    Jerry Brown, who has blown hot and cold over the years, seems to have settled down. But you never know .... Throughout Gov. Jerry Brown's record-length political career, we've never known quite what to expect. What's real and what's not? He has blown...
  • California's bold attack on climate change

    California's bold attack on climate change
    California is moving toward its goal of generating a third of its electrical power from solar, wind and other renewable sources by 2020, as promised five years ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But Gov. Jerry Brown isn't about to settle for that...
  • 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,...
  • California's lucky to have Jerry Brown

    California's lucky to have Jerry Brown
    To the editor: Gov. Jerry Brown is at work trying to solve problems that threaten not only California but also the planet. ("The disappearing Gov. Brown," Op-Ed, Jan. 4) In his inauguration address Monday, he included a warning that climate change and...
  • 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...
  • The disappearing Gov. Brown

    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...