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Jerry Brown Elected To Historic 4th Term As California Governor

Brown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

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Voters Hit Polls To Decide On Calif. Governor, Several Propositions

Voting locations are open from 7 a.m. through 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County registrar.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

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Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On Water

Addressing California’s longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.

10/20/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown signed what officials say is a "historic" bill providing paid sick days to millions of workers. (Photo courtesy Calif. Governor's Office)

Brown Signs Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave For Millions Of Workers

The legislation requires employers to provide sick days to millions of Californians who do not currently earn the benefit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2014

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Brown Slammed Over Tesla In Governor’s Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari will meet Thursday for what is likely to be the only gubernatorial debate this election season, as a new Field Poll finds the governor has a lead of 16 percentage points among likely voters.

09/04/2014

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Brown In Control Of Race For Calif. Governor Ahead Of Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown has little to lose as he faces his Republican challenger in the only gubernatorial debate on the calendar this election season.

09/04/2014

Governor Brown greets President Peña Nieto during their meeting in Sacramento Monday. (Photo credit: Joe McHugh/California Highway Patrol)

Gov. Brown: No Comment On Plight Of Marine Jailed In Mexico

The plight of an Afghanistan war veteran jailed south of the border may or may not come up Tuesday during a high-level meeting in Sacramento.

08/26/2014

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Mexico’s President Nieto Talks Trade Ties, Immigration In California Tour

President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico visited the Southland as his first stop in a tour of California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/25/2014

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GOP Candidate Neel Kashkari Challenges Gov. Jerry Brown On Jobs

Trailing by nearly 20 points in the polls and even further behind in campaign cash, KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports Kashkari believes he has found an issue that may lift his cause into a tight race.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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Former Gubernatorial Candidate Arrested On Suspicion Of Shooting Neighbor

A man who ran an unlikely campaign for governor of California earlier this year has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his neighbor in the stomach and killing a horse, officials said Friday.

08/08/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing statewide average precipitation as he speaks during a news conference on January 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  Gov. Brown declared a drought state of emergency for  California as the state faces water shortfalls in what is expected to be the driest year in state history. Residents are being asked to voluntarily reduce water usage by 20%. (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought state of emergency in California, calling on all Californians to cut back their water use by 20 percent.

07/31/2014

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Law Blocks Some Brown Lawn Fees During Droughts

Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.

07/21/2014

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California Reduces Deportations For Minor Crimes

Federal law lets legal immigrants be deported if they are given a sentence of one year or more. But California law defines misdemeanors as crimes qualifying for jail terms of a year or less.

07/21/2014

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Governor Approves Changes To Covered California Board

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California’s health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.

07/21/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs $108B State Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that pays down debt, builds a rainy day fund and provides additional money for schools and health care.

06/20/2014

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