California Will Incinerate Dead Trees With Air-Curtain Burners To Prevent Forest FiresOfficials in California say they're preparing to use large air-blasting incinerators to burn up trees killed by drought and a beetle epidemic ravaging Sierra Nevada forests
California To End Contentious ‘Maximum Family Grant’ Welfare PolicyThe governor of California has given in to liberal lawmakers who want to repeal a welfare policy that critics call racist, ineffective and harmful to the state's poorest children.
Calif. Supreme Court Allows Gov. Brown’s Prison Plan On BallotThe California Supreme Court Monday allowed Gov. Jerry Brown's bid to put his plan to reduce the state's prison population before voters in November.
Brown On Clinton Endorsement: Democrats Need To 'Get Going'Governor Jerry Brown met leaders from all over the West Coast in San Francisco Wednesday to sign an agreement to cut greenhouse emissions, but he also spoke publicly about his recent endorsement of Hilary Clinton for President for the first time.
Pay Up: Gov. Brown, Lawmakers Get Raises For 4th Straight YearAn appointed citizen panel voted Wednesday to give Gov. Jerry Brown and other top elected officials 4 percent pay raises for the fourth year in a row, after slashing their salaries at the height of the recession.
Deadline Looms For Gov. Brown On Raising Tobacco Age To 21Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including a bill to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21.
Gov. Jerry Brown Rips Florida Governor Over ‘Silly’ Attempt To Lure JobsCalifornia's governor is ripping into Florida Gov. Rick Scott and his latest effort to try to convince companies to move to Florida.
Gov. Brown Approves Increased Family Leave PayCalifornia's Democratic governor is increasing the amount of pay employers must give workers who take time off to care for their family.
State Medical Marijuana Czar Says She Never Smoked PotLori Ajax was appointed the first chief of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation in February by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown Hails Deal For $15 Minimum WageGov. Jerry Brown is hailing as a matter of economic justice a proposal to make California the first state to raise the minimum wage to $15.
Gov. Brown Grants Dozens Of Pardons On Good FridayGov. Jerry Brown granted 59 pardons on Good Friday, in keeping with his tradition of giving pardons to convicted offenders around major Christian holidays including Easter.
Build Wall Around California If Trump Is Elected, Gov. Brown JokesGov. Jerry Brown weighed in on the 2016 presidential race Monday, mocking Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the border between the U.S. and Mexico.