Drought-Stricken California Misses Water Conservation TargetResidents of drought-plagued California fell just short in February of the state's mandated water conservation target that has forced them to let lawns turn brown, flush toilets less often and take other strict measures, officials said Monday.
California Lawmakers Approve Nation's Highest Statewide Minimum WageGov. Jerry Brown plans to sign the legislation in Los Angeles Monday morning.
Landmark Deal Reached To Boost California Minimum Wage To $15Experts are split over whether the plan will boost the economy or provide a crushing blow to small employers.
Gov. Brown Proposes $176.6M Plan To Expedite Cleanup Around Former Exide PlantGov. Jerry Brown proposed Wednesday spending $176.6 million to expedite and expand the testing and cleanup of homes, schools and parks near the former Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon.
17 Governors Announce Clean Energy, Transportation AgreementGovernors from 17 states are committing to work together to seek cleaner energy and transportation, and to build a better electrical grid.
Officials Clarify Optimistic Timeline For Capping Porter Ranch Gas LeakCould there be an end in sight for the massive gas leak in Porter Ranch?
Californians Miss Water Conservation Targets For Third Straight MonthResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December and for a third straight month fell short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown, state officials said Tuesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown Urges Fiscal Restraint In State Of State AddressGov. Jerry Brown urged fiscal caution Thursday as he laid out his next agenda for California in his State of the State address.
Regulators To Meet Saturday To Review Plan To Burn Methane Leaking In Porter RanchSoCal Gas Co. is building a system that will burn off some of the methane in a special incinerator.
Gov. Brown Wants You To Pay For Fixing RoadsHe wants to add $65 dollars on top of your car registration to pay for fixing California's roads.
Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency In Porter Ranch Due To Gas LeakCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday over a massive natural-gas leak that has been spewing fumes into Porter Ranch for months.
Actor Robert Downey Jr.'s Felony Drug Conviction PardonedGov. Jerry Brown on Thursday pardoned Robert Downey Jr. for a nearly 20-year-old felony drug conviction that sent the Oscar-nominated actor to jail for nearly a year.
Californians Cut Water Use In September, But Some Fines IssuedFigures released on Friday show residents have exceeded the water conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown for the month of September.
Governor Reverses Ban On Electric SkateboardsGovernor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 604 allowing electrically-motorized skateboard users over the age of 13 to ride within bicycle lanes in California.
Brown OKs Medical Marijuana RegulationsThe first statewide licensing and operating rules for pot growers, manufacturers of cannabis-infused products and retail weed stores comes as multiple groups try to qualify voter initiatives in 2016 that would allow adults to use marijuana recreationally.