Gov. Jerry Brown

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Declares Napa Earthquake Major Disaster, Opens Door For Federal Funds

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state.

09/11/2014

Arnold Schwarzenegger (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Arnold Schwarzenegger To Make Rare Return To State Capital

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will return to the state capital on Monday for two high-profile public events.

09/07/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial Debate

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday’s night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:

09/05/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown’s long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year’s governor’s race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.

09/04/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Appeals California Teacher Tenure Ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.

08/29/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown greets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Sacramento on August 26, 2014. (CBS)

Mexican President Visits Sacramento, Praises California Immigration Policies

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers Tuesday for approving a series of immigrant-friendly laws, saying California is taking a lead role in the absence of national immigration reform.

08/26/2014

Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto

Gov. Brown Welcomes Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto

Mexico’s president is in California for a two-day visit and will address the Legislature in Sacramento on Tuesday at a luncheon in the president’s honor.

08/25/2014

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Gov. Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency Due To South Napa Quake

Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency Sunday morning due to the damage resulting from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered in southern Napa County.

08/24/2014

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California Bill Banning Confederate Flag Merchandise Heads To Gov. Brown’s Desk

Gift shops in California may soon have to get rid of some extra inventory if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that would ban the state from displaying or selling merchandise with the Confederate flag.

08/22/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Passes On Ice Bucket Challenge, Dog Stands In

California Gov. Jerry Brown has passed on the Ice Bucket Challenge, instead having his Welsh corgi take part in the benefit supporting the ALS Association.

08/20/2014

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