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  • California Gov. Jerry Brown cutting down on number of speeches

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has a reputation for being frugal with taxpayer money, but now he is also cutting back on the number of speeches he gives. Brown’s aides said Monday that when he takes the oath of office Jan. 5 for his fourth term,...
  • A more mature Gov. Brown has less to say in speeches, plenty to do

    Maybe it's because he is a contrarian. But Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't go for conventional celebrating. Also, he now believes, why give two speeches when one will do just fine? Brown announced Monday that he'll combine his fourth-term inaugural address...
  • A low voter turnout isn't good for California

    Remember Willie Stark, the charming, corrupt character in "All the King's Men"? He had it right. "If ya don't vote, ya don't matter!" he shouted while barnstorming for governor. That was in the 2006 movie version of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer...
  • 5 Things Hollywood Will Be Watching For in the Midterms

    How are Hollywood Democrats feeling about Tuesday's elections? In one word: dread. With signs over the weekend that some key Senate races were moving toward Republicans, hopes were on chances that the polling is wrong, that Democrats will come through in...
  • Jerry Brown plans to target cost of retiree healthcare

    Gov. Jerry Brown plans to address the growing cost of healthcare for retired state workers next month when he releases his new budget proposal, a spokesman for his finance department said Tuesday. The statement came shortly after the state controller...
  • Neel Kashkari concedes governor's race to Brown

    Neel Kashkari concedes governor's race to Brown
    Neel Kashkari conceded the governor's race to incumbent Jerry Brown at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa on Tuesday night.  Kashkari appeared before a crowd of around 100 supporters at 8:24 p.m., entering the room to Michael Jackson’s...
  • Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term

    Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term
    California voters decisively elected Gov. Jerry Brown to a historic fourth term Tuesday, a rare bright spot for Democrats on a night when Republicans celebrated huge victories in the rest of the nation. Brown handily defeated GOP challenger Neel...
  • Voters head to the polls early on election day

    Voters head to the polls early on election day
    The opinion that politicians are doing a decent job may not be widely heard, but that was the view of Sharon Pruhs, the first voter in line at Ramona Hall in Highland Park. She mostly voted for incumbents Tuesday morning, including Gov. Jerry Brown and...
  • After loss, Kashkari ruminates on his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid

    After loss, Kashkari ruminates on his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid
    In lieu of interviews, failed GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday released a 7,000-plus word treatise on his neophyte run for elected office against Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown. The article is largely a rationale for and...
  • California GOP survives, barely, to fight another day

    When political neophyte Pete Peterson was thinking about running for California secretary of state, his mentor urged him on with surfer logic: "Sometimes you need to be the guy in the water when the wave hits." The mentor was former Secretary of State...
  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are California...