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In this May 18, 2016, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown gestures during a community event in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Gov. Jerry Brown looks to extend climate-change efforts

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown has launched a campaign to extend…


In this Sept. 30, 2015, file photo, John Swanton, spokesman with the California Air Resources Board, explains how a 2013 Volkswagen Passat with a diesel engine is evaluated at the emissions test lab in El Monte. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)

California regulators reject Volkswagen recall plan

LOS ANGELES — California regulators on Tuesday rejected Volkswagen's recall plan for…


Kent Porter/APGov. Jerry Brown allowed the advance sale of 'winter blend' gasoline to relieve high costs in California averaging $4.61 per gallen.

Winter gas comes early to fight increasing costs at California pumps

State air pollution regulators said Monday that California’s air quality is not…