California Legislature Approves Gas Tax Hike; Bill Goes To Gov. BrownIf signed by the governor, it will trigger a 20-cent per gallon increase in diesel taxes and a 12-cent per gallon hike in gas taxes.
California Governor Defiant In Face Of Trump AgendaThe presidential has upended the order of California Democrats, who have pursued aggressive greenhouse gas-reduction policies.
Gov. Brown Pitches $122.5B Budget, Warns Of DeficitThe budget is consistent with Brown's policy of fiscal prudence, although lawmakers want to continue spending on important programs.
State Capitol Flags Lowered In Honor Of Anaheim Sailor Killed In IraqGov. Jerry Brown ordered flags lowered to half-staff over the state capitol Monday in honor of Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Finan, a Coronado-based explosives ordnance disposal technician from Anaheim who was killed last week in Iraq.
Lancaster Mayor Blames Gov. Jerry Brown In Sheriff's Sergeant DeathThe mayor of Lancaster claimed that a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sergeant who served his area until being shot to death on duty last week would be alive if not for Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to reduce the state prison population.
California's 'First Dog' Sutter May Have CancerCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown's dog "Sutter" has fallen critically ill and is facing a bleak prognosis.
Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Gender-Neutral RestroomsGov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.
New California Law Requires School Buses Be Equipped With Child-Safety AlarmsThe law was inspired by a special-needs student, who died after being left on the bus for nine hours in 90-degree heat.
Brown Signs Bill Revoking California's 10-Year Statute Of Limitation On Rape CasesOpponents say the bill could lead to false convictions as memories fade among victims and witnesses.
In Historic Move, California Expands Overtime To FarmworkersFarmworkers in the nation's largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a new law.
Demand Low For California Pollution CreditsCalifornia's latest carbon auction has brought more bad news for Gov. Jerry Brown's landmark programs fighting climate change.
Residents Urge Gov. Brown To Shut Down Aliso Canyon For GoodResidents of Porter Ranch are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to permanently close the nearby Aliso Canyon gas storage facility.