Starting Saturday, the streets of San Jose will be looking much brighter when the city starts reconnecting 900 street lights turned off four years ago to save money.
A new Field Poll finds that Jerry Brown is enjoying his highest job-performance ratings since returning to the governor’s office two years ago.
A new poll finds that Californians are more optimistic about the future of the state than at any time since before the recession.
Cheering a California rebound, Gov. Jerry Brown says voter-approved tax increases have put the state on sound financial footing but warns lawmakers that they must be tight-fisted with the government purse strings.
After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities. In return, he wants them to hold down costs, expand online learning and stop raising tuition, which has increased sharply in recent years.
Riding a wave of new tax revenue, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a state spending plan that eliminates the massive deficits of recent years and provides nearly $5 billion more in spending over the previous year.
A new audit confirms that staff at the California Department of Parks and Recreation intentionally under-reported the amount of money in its accounts for at least 19 years.
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations a month after voters rejected a parcel tax measure meant to prevent the closures.
At a UC Regents meeting, Governor Brown said more cuts can be expected despite voters approving his tax measure, Proposition 30, in November.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said there is “No time to waste” in reaching an agreement to reduce national debt.