California Governor Considers One-Tunnel Water PlanGov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing scaling back his troubled plans to redo California's water system, releasing a new plan that would build only one tunnel to ship water from Northern California instead of two, and put Southern and central California water agencies directly in charge of designing and building it.
Fires Prompt Gov. Jerry Brown To Declare State Of Emergency In LA, Ventura CountiesIn response to the multiple fires that were ravaging the Southland Tuesday, California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in the counties of Los Angeles and Ventura.
Pain At The Pump: Gas Tax Hike Kicks In StatewideDrivers in California, who already pay among the highest gas prices in the nation, will see the gas tax hike kick in Wednesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Candidates To Disclose TaxesIt was aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his tax returns should be run for the White House again in 2020 and to ensure that future candidates won't hide their returns as Trump did in the 2016 campaign.
Duck-Billed Designated As California's State DinosaurGov. Jerry Brown announced the signing of a bill making Augustynolophus morrisi the official dinosaur of the Golden State over the weekend.
Audit: US Misused $84M For State's Delta Tunnels Water ProjectThe federal audit says that California water districts, not federal taxpayers, were supposed to bear the costs of the $16 billion water project that would ship Norther California water to Southern California.
Jerry Brown Named Adviser For UN Climate ConferenceCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown was named Tuesday as a special envoy to states at the next United Nations Climate Change Conference, further elevating his international profile as a leader on the issue.
California Legislature Approves Gas Tax Hike; Bill Goes To Gov. BrownIf signed by the governor, it will trigger a 20-cent per gallon increase in diesel taxes and a 12-cent per gallon hike in gas taxes.
California Governor Defiant In Face Of Trump AgendaThe presidential has upended the order of California Democrats, who have pursued aggressive greenhouse gas-reduction policies.
Gov. Brown Pitches $122.5B Budget, Warns Of DeficitThe budget is consistent with Brown's policy of fiscal prudence, although lawmakers want to continue spending on important programs.
State Capitol Flags Lowered In Honor Of Anaheim Sailor Killed In IraqGov. Jerry Brown ordered flags lowered to half-staff over the state capitol Monday in honor of Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Finan, a Coronado-based explosives ordnance disposal technician from Anaheim who was killed last week in Iraq.
Lancaster Mayor Blames Gov. Jerry Brown In Sheriff's Sergeant DeathThe mayor of Lancaster claimed that a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sergeant who served his area until being shot to death on duty last week would be alive if not for Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to reduce the state prison population.
California's 'First Dog' Sutter May Have CancerCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown's dog "Sutter" has fallen critically ill and is facing a bleak prognosis.
Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Gender-Neutral RestroomsGov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.
New California Law Requires School Buses Be Equipped With Child-Safety AlarmsThe law was inspired by a special-needs student, who died after being left on the bus for nine hours in 90-degree heat.