Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill To Open Safe Injection Sites In San FranciscoCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown rejected a measure to open safe drug injection sites in San Francisco on Sunday.
CA GOP Candidate Urging Voters To Repeal Gas Tax In NovemberGovernor Brown signed the gas tax law last April, which raised the state excise tax on gasoline by 12 cents. Now, there's a push to repeal it come November.
Gov. Brown Signs Order to Reduce Wildfire DangerGov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order on Thursday that aims to reduce the dangers of wildfires following some of the most destructive blazes in state history.
Governor Brown Talks Climate Change at VaticanBrown spoke Saturday at a Vatican symposium on the environment, where he said faith must join technical, scientific and political approaches to limiting environmental devastation.
Governor Brown Pushing For Cap-And-Trade-Deal Addressing Climate ChangeGov. Jerry Brown is working with lawmakers and environmentalists to reach a deal on extending cap and trade, the landmark program aimed at slowing global warming.
Gov. Brown To Undergo Cancer Treatment At UCSFGov. Brown's office says he will continue his full work schedule through treatment, which is planned to occur between late February and early March.
Gov. Brown Commutes Sentence Of Former Gang Member, Grants 112 PardonsGov. Jerry Brown on Friday reduced the sentence of a man convicted of a 1999 gang shooting in Los Angeles County and granted 112 pardons.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Giving Right To Vote To Thousands Of FelonsUnder the new law, anyone convicted of a felony, but who is not currently in state or federal prison or on parole, is allowed to vote.
Gov. Brown Seeks Money To Establish Earthquake Warning System By 2018Gov. Jerry Brown will seek state funds to help establish a system that issues warnings that an earthquake is occurring.
California First State To Ban School Teams From Using 'Redskins'California will become the first state in the nation to ban schools from using the name 'Redskins' for teams and mascots.
New CA Law Allows Beer Bikes To Operate On City StreetsBeer bikes have been popping up in Sacramento and San Diego as a riding tour, often with stops at bars and restaurants.
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Racial Profiling BillGov. Brown signed legislation changing California's definition of racial profiling and requiring that local law enforcement agencies collect demographic data on the people they stop.
Concord’s Waterworld Fights To Survive Drought With Innovation That Cuts WasteThe grass is gone, plants are not getting watered and the pool water is recycled. Waterworld has gone on a water diet.
California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During DroughtCalifornia’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.
No More Playing Nice - California Water Regulators Will Name, Shame, Fine, Even Ration Water-WastersWater districts that don't take steps to conserve face $10,000-a-day fines if they don't adopt new water restrictions or change rates as demanded by the state. The excuses cities have given for pitiful conservation, including hot weather and earlier cutbacks, are no longer a free pass.