Petition Against Manson Family Parole Lands On Governor's Desk140,000 people signed a petition to keep former Manson follower Leslie Van Houten behind bars. She was convicted in the killings of a Los Feliz couple in 1969.
Governor Brown's Prison Overcrowding Initiative Goes Before Voters In NovemberThe high court acted Friday after Brown warned that further delay could push voters' consideration to 2018.
New Law Extending Statute Of Limitations To File Hit-And-Run Charges A Win For Carson AssemblymanA bill to double the statute of limitations to file criminal charges in hit-and-run cases from three years to six years was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown this week, providing a win for the bill's sponsor, Assemblyman Mike Gipson (D-Carson).
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Making Many Drone Flights TrespassingGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill meant to rein in the use of drones over private property.
Governor Signs Bill To Stiffen Penalties For Manufacture Of Explosive Hash Oil In Residential NeighborhoodsMany parents have probably never heard of hash oil but it's all the rage with younger folks.
Governor OKs Nearly $1 Million For 3 California ExonereesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has authorized a nearly $1 million payout to three wrongfully convicted former prisoners.
California On Cusp Of Offering Young Immigrants Health CareIn a move that adds momentum to efforts to integrate immigrants, California is on the cusp of becoming the largest state in the nation to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally.
Experts: Expect California Water Bills To Escalate Despite Reduced Water Use If you're a California resident, you may soon start receiving bigger water bills, even if you do your part in reducing your water usage.
Water Board Report: Small OC Town Using More Water Per Day Than Beverly HillsAs the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.
Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas EveCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.
Governor Announces $330M Tax Credit For California Film, TV Industry Gov. Jerry Brown announced a $330 million deal to boost funding for California film and television tax credit program over the next five years.
Garcetti Pushes For More Tax Credits To Keep Movie Production In CaliforniaLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with Governor Jerry Brown at the Capitol on Wednesday to push for more incentives to keep movie production in California.