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.
Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.
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.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California’s health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a long-term plan to pay down California’s $74 billion in unfunded teacher pension liabilities.
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.
Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced in Tuesday’s California primary.
New York now has even more riding on the outcome of the Stanley Cup matchup between the Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings: a box of organic rice cakes.
Although more than 230,000 vote-by-mail ballots have been returned to the Registrar’s office, Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan told KCAL9’s Dave Lopez voters shouldn’t expect a stampede at the polling places.
The Democratic governor touted the state’s aggressive energy-saving programs, saying they already generate billions of dollars in savings and more than a million jobs as a result of clean-energy efforts.
Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to defeat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, yet the GOP governor’s contest is the most high-profile race on Tuesday’s statewide primary ballot.
The poll, released Sunday, shows Republican businessman Neel Kashkari is running neck and neck with state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the race to challenge Brown in the November general election.
Gov. Jerry Brown presented a robust defense of his record over the last three-and-a-half years during a speech to California business leaders Wednesday, promoting his efforts with education, pension reform, workers’ compensation, criminal justice and the economy.
California is at the “epicenter” of global warming and other climate change, with the state experiencing longer fire seasons, rising sea levels and droughts that threaten agriculture, Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday.
The state’s independent budget analyst predicted Friday that California will collect $2.5 billion more than Gov. Jerry Brown forecasts for the coming fiscal year, giving Democrats a reason to push spending.