A Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.
Brown spoke to reporters Friday as he formally filed papers in Alameda County to run for re-election. He said California has added nearly 1 million new jobs, raised the minimum wage and boosted vocational training under his watch.
California Gov. Jerry Brown says he will seek re-election.
A coalition of leading drug reform groups has decided against pursuing a ballot initiative this year to legalize the adult use of marijuana in California.
Three former California governors announced a proposed ballot initiative Thursday designed to speed up the state’s lengthy death penalty process.
A poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California says strong majorities of likely voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown’s overall handling of the job and of the budget proposal he released earlier this month.
First lady Michelle Obama will be in San Francisco on Thursday and Friday for Democratic fundraisers.
A famed actress is facing backlash in San Francisco’s Latino community, after she voiced support for a conservative candidate for California governor.
Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy at Children’s Hospital Oakland, has become the centerpiece of a political fundraising effort.