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

Legacy In Focus As Brown Begins Historic 4th Term As California Governor

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) – Jerry Brown made history Monday when he was sworn in for his fourth term as governor of California, cautioning that the state is positioned for a bright future if it can live […]

01/05/2015

Flooding from the December 2014 storms in downtown Healdsburg (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Governor Declares State Of Emergency In 2 Bay Area Counties Damaged By Powerful Storms

Two Bay Area counties may get help from the state to repair and reconstruct highways after Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in those counties Monday.

12/23/2014

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Focus Of Governor Brown’s Mexico Trip Is Energy, Education, Not Immigration

Though the pundits may be talking about immigration these days, Governor Jerry Brown was in Mexico Tuesday to talk business, specifically energy and education.

07/29/2014

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California Repeals Law Requiring Chefs To Wear Gloves

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he’s signed a measure repealing a state law that required restaurant employees to use gloves or utensils to handle food going straight to diners’ plates.

06/28/2014

Jerry Brown Campaign Appearance

Poll Finds Governor Jerry Brown With Huge Lead In Re-Election Bid

The survey released Wednesday finds 57 percent of likely voters would choose the Democratic governor, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers.

04/09/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (2-R) and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, Lt. Gov. Newsom Among Lawmakers Warned Of Ethics Violations

Governor Jerry Brown and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom are among 40 California lawmakers being investigated over potential ethics violations, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

02/11/2014

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

Governor Brown Vetoes Sex Abuse Bill

California’s governor has vetoed a bill that would have allowed some sex abuse victims who are now barred by the statute of limitations to file lawsuits against private institutions who employed their abuser.

10/12/2013

Supporters of immigration reform gather in San Francisco on the National Day for Dignity and Respect."

1000s Across California, Nationwide Rally For Immigration Reform

Supporters of immigration reform gathered in front of Representative Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home Saturday joining some 150 rallies nationwide on a day billed as the “National Day for Dignity and Respect.”

10/05/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown On Cracked Bay Bridge Bolts: ‘Sh*t Happens’

Gov. Jerry Brown doesn’t appear to be losing any sleep over the cracked bolts on the unopened new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, telling reporters ‘Look, sh*t happens.”

05/07/2013

California State Parks

Governor Brown Signs State Parks Bill Into Law To Ensure Spending Oversight

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several bills to keep California’s state parks open and ensure greater spending oversight in the wake of a scandal in which parks officials hid $54 million.

09/25/2012

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