Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks with supporters following early results in the June 3 California primary election. (CBS)

Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown Maintaining Big Lead, Support Rises For Rainy Day Fund, Water Bond

A new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California shows Gov. Jerry Brown continuing to lead his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, by a double-digit margin with just two weeks to go before Election Day.

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Mount Sinai Health Systems demonstrates the proper technique for donning and removing protective gear during an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers at the Jacob Javits Center in New York on October 21, 2014.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

US Journalist Recovers; President Obama’s Ebola ‘Czar’ Gets To Work

A 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.

22 hours ago

A healthcare worker puts on gear to treat Ebola patients. (CBS)

Nurses Say California Hospitals Unprepared For Ebola Outbreak; Gov. Brown Hears From Healthcare Workers

Bay 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.

10/21/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown Has $24M In Campaign Cash, Neel Kashkari $680K

Gov. Jerry Brown is reporting that he has nearly $24 million left for his re-election campaign, while Republican challenger Neel Kashkari has $680,000 remaining.

10/06/2014

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs Legislation Ending Rape Kit Backlog

Many women in California who have been traumatized by sexual assault may feel a sense of relief, knowing that law enforcement agencies will act much sooner to test rape kits after legislation was signed Tuesday by Gov. Brown.

10/01/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Why Is Governor Brown Striking Down More Bills Compared To His First Term In Office?

Governor Jerry Brown has been busy in recent weeks signing and vetoing legislation. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on his decisions.

09/29/2014

Police drone. (CBS)

Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Police Drone Surveillance

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Sunday that he has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.

09/29/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Allowing Transgender Status On Death Certificates

Transgender people have the right to have their gender identity properly recognized on death certificates under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

09/26/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Approves New Rules On Crude Oil Shipments

Earlier this year, KPIX 5 reported on crude oil being brought into the Bay Area by rail. Until now, companies haven’t been required to give cities a heads up, but that’s about to change.

09/26/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Officially Bans Sales Of Confederate Flag On State Property

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation prohibiting California state government agencies from selling or display items displaying the Confederate flag.

09/25/2014

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