Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has a new title after being named President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday, but does it mean he wants to be thrust into the national spotlight?
Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
The survey released Wednesday finds 57 percent of likely voters would choose the Democratic governor, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers.
Gov. Brown made a passionate speech on climate change, but he’s accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars from the oil and gas industry on his re-election campaign.
More than 2,000 people braved fierce rain to honor a veteran Mendocino County sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed by an Oregon man during a crime spree that began in Eugene a week ago.
With nearly eight months to go until the November election, Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million for his re-election campaign, far outpacing the two leading Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge him.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes.
Gov. Jerry Brown praised gay rights advocates Monday night for being on “the cutting edge” in pushing for equality over the last several decades, as he was honored with an award for what supporters said was his lifelong push to advance equal rights.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivered her last State of The City Address Thursday before facing voters in her re-election effort this fall.
Jean Quan’s 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.