Gov. Brown Signs Bill Giving Right To Vote To Thousands Of FelonsUnder the new law, anyone convicted of a felony, but who is not currently in state or federal prison or on parole, is allowed to vote.
Gov. Brown Seeks Money To Establish Earthquake Warning System By 2018Gov. Jerry Brown will seek state funds to help establish a system that issues warnings that an earthquake is occurring.
California First State To Ban School Teams From Using 'Redskins'California will become the first state in the nation to ban schools from using the name 'Redskins' for teams and mascots.
New CA Law Allows Beer Bikes To Operate On City StreetsBeer bikes have been popping up in Sacramento and San Diego as a riding tour, often with stops at bars and restaurants.
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Racial Profiling BillGov. Brown signed legislation changing California's definition of racial profiling and requiring that local law enforcement agencies collect demographic data on the people they stop.
Concord’s Waterworld Fights To Survive Drought With Innovation That Cuts WasteThe grass is gone, plants are not getting watered and the pool water is recycled. Waterworld has gone on a water diet.
California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During DroughtCalifornia’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.
No More Playing Nice - California Water Regulators Will Name, Shame, Fine, Even Ration Water-WastersWater districts that don't take steps to conserve face $10,000-a-day fines if they don't adopt new water restrictions or change rates as demanded by the state. The excuses cities have given for pitiful conservation, including hot weather and earlier cutbacks, are no longer a free pass.
How Much Water Are You Really Consuming?California is in a serious drought. It's time to save water if only a gallon at a time. But did you know by giving up one steak dinner, you could take dozens of 10 minute hot showers? Here's why.
California’s 7th District Decides DeSaulnier’s Replacement In Tight, 3-Way State Senate Special ElectionVoters in California’s 7th District head to the polls for a special election Tuesday, to decide a new state Senator since Mark DeSaulnier was elected to replace retired veteran Congressman George Miller.
Legacy In Focus As Brown Begins Historic 4th Term As California Governor
Governor Declares State Of Emergency In 2 Bay Area Counties Damaged By Powerful StormsTwo 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.