Prop 55 Would Extend Gov. Brown's 'Temporary' Tax For 12 YearsProposition 55 maintains the current income tax rates, raising from $4 billion to $9 billion a year.
State Lawmakers In Tough Spot With Gov. Brown's Low-Income Housing DealCalifornia legislative leaders seeking a big influx of money for low-income housing got Gov. Jerry Brown on board, but there's a catch: Lawmakers will have to approve Brown's contested proposal to speed approval for developments that include affordable units.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Restricting Drone Use Over Private Property Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill meant to rein in the use of drones over private property.
Gov. Brown, Lawmakers Agree On $115.4 Billion California BudgetGov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Tuesday announced a $115.4 billion budget that sends billions of dollars more to public schools and universities in the fiscal year that begins July 1 and boosts spending on social welfare programs that legislative leaders have made a priority.
Gov. Jerry Brown Adds Corgi Pup 'Colusa' To State's First FamilyColusa “Lucy” Brown now joins big brother Sutter Brown.
US Journalist Recovers; President Obama's Ebola 'Czar' Gets To WorkA TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new "czar" to coordinate a national response should an Ebola outbreak happen.
Nurses Say California Hospitals Unprepared For Ebola Outbreak; Gov. Brown Hears From Healthcare WorkersBay Area nurses say their hospitals are unprepared to handle Ebola patients during a rally Tuesday in Oakland. Meanwhile, members of California’s largest nurses’ union met with Gov. Jerry Brown and other health care experts in Sacramento Tuesday a day after federal health officials issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.
Gov. Brown Signs Bills Imposing Tighter Gun Controls In CaliforniaGov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills into law that are intended to keep firearms out of the hands of those who shouldn't have them.
Higher California Gas Prices From Cap-And-Trade Program To Be Spent On High-Speed Rail ProjectStarting in January, gas prices in California will creep up again with much of the additional money generated going toward Gov. Jerry Brown’s embattled high-speed rail project.
San Mateo County To Vote On Creating First LGBTQ Commission In CaliforniaThe San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on a resolution June 3 to create a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission. If it passes, it'd be the first of its kind in California.
Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Says California At ‘Epicenter of Climate Change’Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at "the epicenter" of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes.
Gov. Brown, Democratic Lawmakers Propose $687 Million For Drought-Stricken CommunitiesGov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers are proposing to spend $687 million to help drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.