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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.


Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Uses State Of State To Urge Tax Hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown is giving Californians a choice between higher taxes and deeper cuts to public schools and other core functions of government in delivering the second State of the State address of his latest term.


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

Governor Brown Reflects On 1st Year In Office, Lays Out His Tax Plan

SACRAMENTO (KCBS)— Governor Jerry Brown met with reporters Tuesday to review his first year in office and look ahead to what’s next. The governor said it’s exhilarating and exciting to be running the state again […]


UC Berkeley

Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Allow Schools To Consider Race In Admission Policies

Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed public state universities to consider race as a relevant factor in their admission policies.


Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Prevent Male Circumcision Bans In California

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.


Governor Brown Touts Optimism Of Budget Deal To Silicon Valley CEO’s

Governor Brown shares his optimism that a budget deal will soon be reached with Silicon Valley tech CEO’s, but they have concerns about education funding and the future work force.



Santa Clara County Aims To Eliminate Juvenile Hall

Santa Clara County is planning big changes in its juvenile justice system in an effort to keep the youngest offenders out of jail and treat teenagers differently than adult criminals.


San Jose Latest City To Rush To Use Redevelopment Funds

San Jose has become the latest city to speed through redevelopment projects, as Governor Jerry Brown threatens to use that money to help fill California’s massive budget deficit.



Silicon Valley Assemblyman: State Can’t Keep Raising College Tuition

A key legislative committee in Sacramento Tuesday will look at making huge cuts at the state’s public universities, and one Silicon Valley Assemblyman said higher education will have to bite the bullet.



Santa Clara Jail Captain Has Doubts On Brown Prison Plan

Governor Brown’s proposal to cut corrections costs by sending non-violent prisoners to county jails, rather than state prison, is worth discussing, said a Santa Clara County jail official, but only if the price is right.