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Joan Buchanan

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  • State legislators seek crackdown on expensive form of school finance

     
    Two state legislators are leading an effort to rein in an increasingly popular method of paying for classrooms and other school improvements. So-called capital improvement bonds often carry repayment costs several times higher than the amount borrowed.
  • Assembly race will split key Jerry Brown allies

     
    The battle for the Bay Area Assembly seat being vacated by Joan Buchanan next year will be a typical Capitol struggle, with labor-backed candidates squaring off against more business-friendly moderates. What will make next year’s race a bit...

    Jerry Brown aide announces state Assembly bid

     
    Steve Glazer, who managed Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2010 campaign, announced his own candidacy for state Assembly on Tuesday. Glazer, who serves on the City Council in the Bay Area city of Orinda, looked to stake out ground in the political...

    Bill aimed at speedier teacher firings among those signed by Brown

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at speeding the dismissal of public school teachers for gross misconduct, a bill in reaction to a sex abuse case at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles. The measure was introduced after...

    Gov. Brown signs bill to speed firing teachers for misconduct

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed long-debated legislation aimed at speeding the dismissal of public school teachers for egregious misconduct. The bill was introduced in reaction to a 2012 sex abuse case at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles....