'There Was No Treatment:' Gavin Newsom Clarifies Reports He Went To Rehab For 'Problems With Alcohol'In 2007, Newsom, then mayor of San Francisco, said he would seek professional help after publicly disclosing an affair with the wife of his campaign manager. Now, he's clarifying what kind of help he sought.
Arnold Schwarzenegger In 'Good Spirits' After Heart SurgeryHis spokesman says he played with one of his old action movie catchphrases when he regained consciousness and announced, "I'm back."
Missouri Governor Indicted On Felony Invasion Of Privacy ChargeThe penalty for first-degree invasion of privacy in Missouri is up to four years in prison.
From Rags To $11 Billion: John Huntsman Sr. Dies At 80The billionaire and his family also gave generously to Utah's homeless shelters as well as more than $50 million to the Armenian people after a 1988 earthquake in that country left thousands homeless.
Former Republican Assemblyman Joins California Governor RaceFormer Republican Assemblyman David Hadley announced plans Wednesday to run for governor of California, joining a growing field of candidates vying for the seat in 2018.
Panel Approves Pay Raises For California Lawmakers, GovernorThe Citizens Compensation Commission approved the salary and benefit increases on a 4-0 vote.
Mississippi Gov. Signs Law Allowing Service Denial To GaysMississippi's governor signed a law on Tuesday that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers' religious beliefs.
Villaraigosa Appears Poised To Enter 2018 Governor's RaceThe presidential contest is dominating national headlines, but the toughest campaign in California might be two years away. The race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 is emerging as a potentially historic and crowded competition that could bring the state its first Asian governor, the first Hispanic in modern times or, maybe, the first woman to hold the job.
Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency In Porter Ranch Due To Gas LeakCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday over a massive natural-gas leak that has been spewing fumes into Porter Ranch for months.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Bolstering Equal Pay Protection For WomenSupporters say the new law offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation to challenge gender-based wage gaps.
Advocates Push Lawmakers To Help Social Programs In BudgetAs California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.
Older Sister Of Gov. Jerry Brown DiesCynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice. In all, the Browns had four children, three of them daughters.