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Governor Jerry Brown

U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke (R) shakes hands with California Governor Jerry Brown (L) as Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Chao (C) looks on during a Trade and Investment reception at the U.S. Embassy on April 10, 2013 in Beijing. (Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Announces Oakland Waterfront Development Deal With China Investor

Gov. Jerry Brown has unveiled a $1.5 billion investment partnership between an Oakland-based developer and a China-based investor which will create 10,000 jobs in the state, according to the governor’s press office.

04/10/2013

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

California GOP Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Counteract Prison Realignment

Republican lawmakers have proposed more than a dozen bills to counter Governor Brown’s prison plan, calling it a threat to public safety.

03/20/2013

Folsom State Prison (CBS)

More California Sex Offenders Go Missing Under Prison Realignment

he number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago, according to figures released Wednesday by the state corrections department.

03/06/2013

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Federal Budget Sequester Could Cut $88M From California Schools

The White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.

02/25/2013

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

Improving Finances Send Gov. Brown’s Approval Rate Soaring

A new Field Poll finds that Jerry Brown is enjoying his highest job-performance ratings since returning to the governor’s office two years ago.

02/21/2013

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

Phil Matier: Hundreds Of San Francisco City Workers Make More Than Governor

More than 500 San Francisco city workers made more than Governor Jerry Brown last year and almost 200 of them made in excess of $200,000.

02/20/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Welcomes Proposed Federal Gun Laws, California Gun Advocates Balk

California already has strict gun laws but Gov. Jerry Brown said on Wednesday that he welcomes President Obama’s idea behind proposed gun laws at a federal level and said they would reduce the number of illegal guns in the state.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/17/2013

university of california, berkeley

UC: No Tuition Hike Needed Under Brown’s Budget

University of California leaders say the 10-campus system can avoid raising undergraduate tuition this fall if UC gets the funding increase proposed in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.

01/17/2013

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

Gov. Brown Says Oakland Must ‘Solve Its Own Problems’

California Governor Jerry Brown said Oakland will have to “solve its own problems,” during a news conference in San Francisco Wednesday.

01/17/2013

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses Online

The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.

01/16/2013

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