Brown Orders DMV Audit Amid Hours-Long Wait Times, OutagesGov. Jerry Brown ordered an audit Friday of the Department of Motor Vehicles in light of long wait times at field offices.
California Becomes 1st State To Ban Restaurants From Automatically Handing Out StrawsPeople who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to ask for them under a new state law.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Improve Media Literacy Among Students Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill from a Napa state senator that’s designed to help students navigate the web to discern legitimate sources of online information.
'Moonbeam' at Last? Gov. Brown Says State Will Launch SatelliteCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that the state plans to launch its "own damn satellite" into orbit to battle climate change.
Gov. Brown Signs Clean-Energy Bills Aboard Electric Ferry on SF BayThe governor signed 16 green-energy-focused bills during the maiden voyage of the Bay Area's first plug-in hybrid electric ferry, dubbed the Enhydra after the Latin name for sea otter.
Brown's Global Summit Rebukes Trump, Cheers On Work To Aid ClimateThousands of mayors, climate activists and business leaders from around the world descended Thursday on San Francisco to cheer on efforts to reduce global warming.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Block Offshore Oil Drilling ExpansionThe state Senate last month sent Gov. Brown the bill that would ban docks, pipelines or other onshore infrastructure needed to support new offshore drilling rigs.
Gov. Brown: Sept. 7 Now 'California Biodiversity Day'Gov. Brown directed state agencies to work together to protect plant and animal species in the face of climate change, declaring Sept. 7 will be known as "California Biodiversity Day" in an executive order.
California Considers Later School Start Times As Students Deal With Lack Of SleepMore than three million students in California could soon wake up to a later start time at school.
California Wants To Mandate A Woman On Every Company BoardCalifornia just took a crucial step toward increasing the number of women on corporate boards.
Surfing Declared To Be California's Official State SportThe new law declares surfing to be "an iconic California sport" and that the state is the heart of the surfboard building industry.
California May Redo Law To Treat, Free SuspectsGov. Jerry Brown is seeking to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment.
Letter Alleges Lewd, Drunken Behavior By California Lottery OfficialsGov. Jerry Brown has asked the attorney general to look into a whistleblower complaint about alleged inappropriate and drunken behavior by staff of the California State Lottery.
Gov. Brown Declares Emergency As Fires Rage Throughout StateCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday issued emergency proclamations in both Riverside County in the south and Shasta County in the north. The declarations authorize the state to rally resources to local government.
New California Law Requires Voter Data Breach ReportingJournalists, researchers and political campaigns that receive voter data must tell California officials if it may have been stolen under a new law Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed Monday.