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2 New Jerry Brown Appointments Expected To Shift California Supreme Court Further Left

Gov. Jerry Brown is continuing to reshape an increasingly diverse California Supreme Court as he swears in his two most recent appointees.

01/05/2015

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Construction Begins On California’s High-Speed Rail System

Work on the first leg of the system gets underway Tuesday, in Fresno. Once completed, it will be the nation’s first high speed rail system.

01/03/2015

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

Gov. Jerry Brown Issues 105 Pardons On Christmas Eve, Many For Nonviolent Drug Crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown continued his practice of forgiveness on Christmas Eve by issuing 105 pardons, mostly for people who have been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and burglary more than a decade ago.

12/24/2014

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

Gov. Brown Appoints Berkeley Business Lawyer, SF Superior Court Judge, To State Court Of Appeal

Former bar president and current business lawyer Jon Streeter, 58, of Berkeley, and Judge Marla Miller, 59, of San Francisco, were named by Brown to the First District Court of Appeal.

11/13/2014

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California’s Proposal To Hike Tuition For Next 5 Years At Odds With Gov. Brown

Tuition at the University of California’s 10 campuses would rise by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years under a plan UC President Janet Napolitano that is at odds with Gov. Jerry Brown.

11/06/2014

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

Gov. Jerry Brown Cruises To Win 4th Term As California Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown cruised to victory on Tuesday and defeated Republican challenger Neel Kashkari to win his record fourth and final term as Governor of California.

11/04/2014

State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Voters Approve Prop 2, State Rainy Day Fund

California will overhaul its rainy day fund to pay down more debt and provide a bigger buffer against future state budget shortfalls under a measure approved by voters.

11/04/2014

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

Phil Matier: 40 Percent Of California Voters Polled Unaware Gov. Brown Seeking Re-Election

A new poll of likely voters suggests four out of 10 Californians don’t even know that Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking re-election this Tuesday.

11/03/2014

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

Governor Brown Makes Campaign Stop In Pleasanton; Promotes Props 1 & 2

Governor Jerry Brown rode through Pleasanton on Monday to encourage members of the Democratic Party in preparation for next week’s election and to promote California’s Propositions 1 and 2.

10/27/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown Opens Up Spending In Campaign’s Final Month, Neel Kashkari Down To $840K

Gov. Jerry Brown reports spending $13.5 million this month to support two measures on the November ballot.

10/23/2014

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