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  • Republican Andy Vidak wins Central Valley state Senate seat

    Republican state Sen. Andy Vidak defeated Democratic challenger Luis Chavez on Tuesday in a Central Valley district seen as a key battleground as Democrats tried to regain a supermajority in the upper house. Vidak’s win, coupled with Republican...
  • Neel Kashkari remains little-known in quest to oust Jerry Brown

    Neel Kashkari remains little-known in quest to oust Jerry Brown
    Republican Neel Kashkari, a former investment banker who ran the federal bank bailout, has struggled to raise funds and garner voters' attention in his bid to unseat California Gov. Jerry Brown. He has remained little-known and trailed Brown in the...
  • Jerry Brown keeps details about a fourth term close to the vest

    Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t talked in much detail about what he might do in a historic fourth term, which he is widely expected to win by a comfortable margin over little-known Republican challenger Neel Kashkari. But in a recent conversation with Los...
  • Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop

    Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop
    Jerry Brown has never been one to abide by custom, so it would not have been altogether unusual—for him, at least—to run an entire fall campaign without making a single campaign appearance. But just eight days before a statewide vote he...
  • Gov. Brown allows advisory ballot measure on Citizens United decision

    An advisory measure asking Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution and overturn the Citizens United court decision will go on the November ballot in California without Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature on the enabling legislation, Brown announced...
  • Lawmakers on both sides of the Brown, Kashkari debate claim victory

    After a combative debate between Gov. Jerry Brown and GOP challenger Neel Kashkari with no real knockout blows, lawmakers on both sides were quick to declare their respective candidates the winner Thursday night. “Hands down. Clearly Gov. Brown...
  • 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...
  • Jerry Brown kicks off trade mission in Mexico

    Jerry Brown kicks off trade mission in Mexico
    Gov. Jerry Brown, who begins his first full day of meetings here on Monday, wasted no time setting lofty goals for his trade mission to Mexico during a reception on Sunday night. Speaking in a hotel banquet room to scores of delegates who are...
  • How an innocent person can end up on death row

    To the editor: George Skelton is correct that California's death penalty system results in the state "senselessly pouring money down a rathole." However, his defense of the merits of capital punishment is misleading. ("Scrap California's dysfunctional...
  • Packers' Bakhtiari, Saints' Lewis violated concussion rules

    Packers' Bakhtiari, Saints' Lewis violated concussion rules
    Two NFL players violated league protocol on dealing with concussions in last weekend's wild-card playoff games, according to a document obtained by the Associated Press. The document was a letter sent by the chairmen of the NFL's head, neck and spine...
  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...