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Gov. Jerry Brown is sending 18 emergency specialists to assist with the mudslide in Washington State. (CBS)

Jerry Brown To Seek Re-Election As California Governor

California Gov. Jerry Brown says he will seek re-election.

02/27/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown On California Drought: ‘Rains Won’t Be Enough’

Governor Jerry Brown says he’s glad to see it’s finally raining in the Bay Area, but this series of storms won’t do much to ease California’s drought.

02/26/2014

Workers drill for water for a farmer on February 6, 2014 near Bakersfield, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the past 500 years. Grasslands that support cattle have dried up, forcing ranchers to feed them expensive supplemental hay to keep them from starving or to sell at least some of their herds, and farmers are struggling with diminishing crop water and whether to plant or to tear out permanent crops which use water year-round like almond trees. About 17 rural communities could run out of drinking water within several weeks and politicians are pushing to undo laws that protect several endangered species. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Agency To California Farmers: ‘No Water For You’

Federal officials say many farmers caught in California’s drought will receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing the state.

02/21/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown is sending 18 emergency specialists to assist with the mudslide in Washington State. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Cites California Resurgence, Uncertainties In State Of State Address

Gov. Jerry Brown has delivered a dual message in his annual address to the Legislature—that a California resurgence is well under way but also is threatened by economic and environmental uncertainties.

01/22/2014

Jerry Brown speaks to supporters during a rally at the California Democratic Convention 2007 in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Brown Still Mum On Running For 4th Term As Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown is remaining coy about whether he will seek an unprecedented fourth term next year, despite a Hollywood fundraiser this week that could pad his campaign war chest significantly.

11/19/2013

Schwarzenegger To Star In 'The Legend of Conan'

Schwarzenegger Reportedly Still Hoping To Make Presidential Run

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is shooting down rumors that he has his eye on the White House in 2016.

10/18/2013

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

Brown’s Budget Cuts California Spending Plan Despite Surge In Tax Revenue

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a $96.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year that starts July 1, funneling more money to K-12 schools but otherwise taking a cautionary approach to spending.

05/14/2013

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

Governor Brown Allows Parole For Killers At Higher Rate

A new report shows Gov. Jerry Brown let stand 80 percent of a state board’s decisions to parole murderers from California prisons.

02/15/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Ends California Business Recruiting Trip Empty-Handed

Gov. Rick Perry is wrapping up his high-profile recruiting trip to California without having convinced any businesses to relocate to his state—at least not yet.

02/13/2013

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Stephen Lam/Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Protest Planned As Facebook Founder Hosts Chris Christie Fundraiser

Protests are expected Wednesday night as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberk hosts a fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for Republican Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.

02/13/2013

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