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.
Calif. Traffic Amnesty Program Has Helped Tens Of Thousands Of Drivers So FarMore than 58,000 drivers benefited from cost reductions in the first three months of the 18-month program that started in October, according to the Judicial Council of California.
Gov. Brown Rejects Parole For Manson Follower, 73Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected parole for a third time for a follower of cult leader Charles Manson 46 years after a series of bloody murders rocked Southern California.
Proposed $122.6B Budget Increases Funds For California Education, Health CareGov. Jerry Brown proposed a $122.6 billion budget plan Thursday that attempts to balance his fiscally restrained approach to spending with increasing demands for California to invest in social service and health care programs.
Gov. Brown On San Bernardino Mass Shooting: 'California Will Spare No Effort In Bringing Killers To Justice'"California will spare no effort in bringing these killers to justice,” Governor Jerry Brown said in a statement.
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.
California Governor Signs Bill Closing Ivory Sales LoopholeGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
Officials: California Meeting Water Conservation TargetA state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought.
California Institutes Amnesty For Those Who Can't Afford Traffic FinesDrivers in California struggling to pay off traffic fines are going to get a break thanks to a new ticket amnesty program that goes into effect Thursday.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Children To Stay In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until Age 2A new law requiring children to be secured in rear-facing car seats until the age of 2 has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California Gov. Brown To Sign Expanded Fair Pay LegislationFemale employees in California are poised to get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps and receive protection from discrimination and retaliation if they ask questions about how much other people earn.
California Democrats Drop Oil Mandate In Climate ProposalCalifornia will continue to lead the fight in curbing greenhouse gas emissions for the sake of future generations, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats said as they scaled back a climate change proposal amid opposition from oil interests.

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