GOP Candidate Neel Kashkari Challenges Gov. Jerry Brown On JobsTrailing 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.
Former Gubernatorial Candidate Arrested On Suspicion Of Shooting NeighborA man who ran an unlikely campaign for governor of California earlier this year has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his neighbor in the stomach and killing a horse, officials said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
Governor Approves Changes To Covered California BoardGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California's health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.
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.
Democrats, Governor Debate California Budget Total A key disagreement has emerged over the size of the 2014-15 spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Lawmakers face a June 15 deadline set by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget.
Kashkari To Court Middle-Class Voters In Longshot Gubernatorial CampaignFormer U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown Easily Advances In Calif. PrimaryGov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced in Tuesday’s California primary.
Jerry Brown, N.Y. Governor Make Stanley Cup WagerNew 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.
Low Voter Turnout Expected At Tuesday's PrimaryAlthough 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.
California Governor Applauds Global Warming FightThe 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.
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.
California GOP Governor's Primary Race A Dead HeatThe 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.