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A sprinkler sprays water on a lawn at Golden Gate Park on January 29, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Approves Fines For Wasting Water After Report Shows Californians Using More Water, Not Conserving

California has approved fines for water wasting after a new report showed water customers in the state using more water, not less, amid calls for conservation.

07/15/2014

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Californians Using More Water, Not Less During Drought; Statewide Fines Approved For Water Wasters

State water managers are contemplating mandatory fines for water wasters as calls for water conservation in drought-plagued California have apparently fallen on deaf ears.

07/15/2014

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

California-Bashing Texas Gov. Rick Perry Reportedly Thinking Of Moving To Golden State

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who bashes what he calls California’s high-tax and over-regulated ways as he persuades California firms to move to Texas, is reportedly contemplating his own move to the Golden State.

06/17/2014

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Democratic Party Courting Actor George Clooney To Run For California Governor

George Clooney’s future job could be his toughest role yet. The Hollywood actor is launching his political career and running for governor of California, according to friends close to the star.

06/17/2014

Neel Kashkari . ( Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

In Depth: GOP Candidate Neel Kashkari Challenges Gov. Brown Over Economy

This week on In Depth, KCBS’ hosts Doug Sovern and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor of California who says that his opponent, Gov. Jerry Brown, does not deserve the credit for reviving the state’s economy.

06/16/2014

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lieutenant Governor Newsom Demands Apology From Gov. Perry Over Homosexuality, Alcoholism Comparison

San Francisco’s former mayor, who was thrust on the national stage when he legalized same-sex marriage in the city in 2004, is now demanding an apology from Texas Governor Rick Perry after he likened homosexuality to alcoholism in an appearance at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday.

06/12/2014

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

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits California In Push For Tesla Battery Factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth in California.

06/11/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Phil Matier: Will Republicans Capitalize on California’s Teacher Tenure Ruling?

KCBS, KPIX, and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on California’s teacher tenure ruling and how many state Republicans may use this to their advantage in the upcoming November election.

06/10/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Gov. Brown Easily Advances To November Race; Kashkari Defeats Donnelly In GOP Battle

Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced to the general election, setting up a historic bid for his fourth term as California governor.

06/03/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidates Tim Donnelly (left), Neel Kashkari. (California State Assembly, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

California’s Top-Two Primary Election System Gets Its First True Test

California’s top-two open primary is getting its first true test as its use expands to statewide offices for the first time. One of its biggest impacts may be in helping Republicans choose which of their candidates will face Governor Brown.

06/03/2014

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