Calif. Extends Drought Declaration Despite Wet WinterRegulators decided to retain the measures at least until spring as a precaution against the possible return of dry weather.
Brown Proclaims Ronald Reagan Day In CaliforniaOn the 106th anniversary of his birthday, Gov. Jerry Brown issued a proclamation declaring Feb. 6 as Ronald Reagan Day in California.
State's Environmental Report Backs Gov. Brown's Proposed $15 Billion Water TunnelsCalifornia has released a key environmental report supporting Gov. Jerry Brown's plans for two giant north-south water tunnels.
Gov. Brown Seeks Permanent Ban On New Offshore Drilling LeasesGov. Jerry Brown wants President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the waters off California.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban On Public Smoking At CollegesThe governor says the colleges already have that authority and are fully capable of setting their own smoking policies.
Governor Signs Law That Reduces 'Super Pollutants' To Combat Climate ChangeDairy farmers will be required to reduce methane emissions from manure to 40 percent under the new law.
Gov. Brown Vetoes 'Tampon Tax' Bill, 6 OthersGov. Jerry Brown says he's vetoing seven bills that would have carved out special tax breaks, including legislation that would have made California the latest state to scrap so-called tampon tax.
Gov. Jerry Brown Pushes Plan For Western Power GridGov. Jerry Brown says he remains committed to expanding California's power grid to include other Western states, despite a delay announced this summer.
New Law Will Require Temporary License Plates In CaliforniaCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that would require newly purchased vehicles to display temporary license plates.
L.A. County D.A. Urges Governor To Deny Parole For Manson FollowerThe Los Angeles district attorney is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to reject parole for a follower of mass murderer Charles Manson.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget Of More Than $122 billionGov. Jerry Brown signed a state budget Monday that uses a slice of California's revenue surplus to boost assistance for the poor and send more money to universities but keeps other new ongoing spending commitments to a minimum.
California Budget To Eliminate Contentious Welfare PolicyThe governor of California has given in to liberal lawmakers who want to repeal a welfare policy that critics call racist, ineffective and harmful to the state's poorest children.