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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

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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Brown Signs Bill To Fully Fund Teachers’ Pensions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a long-term plan to pay down California’s $74 billion in unfunded teacher pension liabilities.

06/24/2014

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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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Gov. Jerry Brown Easily Advances In Calif. Primary

Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced in Tuesday’s California primary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2013 in New York City. The Kings shutout the Rangers 1-0. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jerry Brown, N.Y. Governor Make Stanley Cup Wager

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.

06/03/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Expected At Tuesday’s Primary

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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California Governor Applauds Global Warming Fight

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.

06/02/2014

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California’s Top 2 Primary Yields Surprising Races

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.

06/02/2014

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California GOP Governor’s Primary Race A Dead Heat

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.

06/01/2014

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Brown Defends His Record, Details Challenges Facing California

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.

05/21/2014

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Gov. Brown: California At ‘Epicenter’ Of Climate Change

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

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