California Drought Is History Repeating Itself; 4th Drought Since 1976You've heard the bad news about California's drought before. Gov. Jerry Brown created a drought emergency task force - in March of 1977 during Brown's first stint as governor.
Governor Brown, Lt. Governor Newsom Using Personal Email For Government BusinessGov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it's not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure.
California Spending $975 Less Per K-12 Students Than National Average Despite Improved RankingsCalifornia is spending much more on schools since the passage of Governor Brown's temporary tax increase, Proposition 30, but is likely to slip back toward the bottom once those higher taxes expire.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
Gov. Brown Won’t Comment On San Francisco Cathedral Controversy, Worries About Decades-Long Homeless ProblemGov. Jerry Brown says it is not his place to chastise the Archdiocese of San Francisco for pouring water on homeless people at St. Mary's Cathedral, which KCBS first reported Wednesday. Brown is expressing concern about how intractable the city's homeless problem is.
Gov. Brown Sees No Harm In Fracking; California Report Suggest OtherwiseA new report suggests that fracking operations in California produce highly contaminate wastewater. Despite the evidence, Gov. Brown still supports the process.
Record Number of UC Applicants; Napolitano-Brown Rift Leaves Allowed Enrollments UnclearUniversity of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications, but it's still unclear exactly how many new students can enroll.
Enough Signatures Gathered To Put Referendum On California’s Plastic-Bag Ban On 2016 BallotThe secretary of state's office says a referendum seeking to repeal California's statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.
UC Board Of Regents Recommend Gov. Brown and Janet Napolitano Form 2-Person Advisory CommitteeThe University of California's long range planning committee recommended the formation of a select advisory committee consisting only of Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano on the cost structure of the university in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Brown Adds To Rainy Day Fund With $113 Billion State Spending Plan Released FridayGov. Jerry Brown plans to unveil a record $113 billion state spending plan that boosts schools and pays debt, but will reject additional funding for the University of California.
California Breaks Ground On High-Speed Rail Project; Doubts Remain Over 1st-In-Nation SystemCalifornia's high-speed rail project became the first in the nation to break ground on Tuesday, aiming to whisk travelers at 200 mph between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours.
Legacy In Focus As Brown Begins Historic 4th Term As California Governor
Video: What Should We Expect From Jerry Brown's 4th Term?With California Governor Jerry Brown beginning his unprecedented 4th term Monday, Melissa Griffin Caen looks at what may be on the agenda after inauguration day.
2 New Jerry Brown Appointments Expected To Shift California Supreme Court Further LeftGov. Jerry Brown is continuing to reshape an increasingly diverse California Supreme Court as he swears in his two most recent appointees.
Construction Begins On California's High-Speed Rail SystemWork 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.