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A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Calls For New Education Funding, Rainy Day Fund In Budget Proposal

A robust economic recovery and surging revenue propelled by voter-approved tax increases has sent California’s general fund spending to a record high, but Gov. Jerry Brown is pledging a somber approach to the windfall.

01/09/2014

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

Budget Analyst Projects $13B California Budget Shortfall

The Legislative Analyst’s Office on Wednesday released a gloomy state fiscal outlook. It says tax revenue will fall short of the state’s projections, which could trigger midyear cuts to public schools, colleges and health care programs.

11/16/2011

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Report Projects Impact Of A Massive California Storm

Scientists dub it California’s “other Big One,” a series of storms capable of costing three times as much as a severe Southern California earthquake.

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