John Laird

Santa Cruz Mission

Santa Cruz Mission Latest Park To Be Saved From Cut List

Thanks to efforts by a local non-profit group, the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park will remain open for the next three years.


Jerry Brown delivers remarks after he was sworn in as the 39th governor of California on  January 3, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Appoints Dems To Enviroment, Employment Posts

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday named his top cabinet members in key employment and environmental departments and appointed seven members to the state Board of Education.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

Laird Concedes in Special Election

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Former Democratic Assemblyman John Laird has conceded the special election to fill a vacant California state Senate seat.


Intense Interest in Special Election

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KCBS) _ A special election in a state Senate district along California’s Central Coast is producing intense interest, big campaign donations and even an endorsement from President Barack Obama.