Jerry Brown

Governor signs bill to expand Cal Grant access

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that simplifies the application process…

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California approves landmark 'yes means yes' law

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that…

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Poll: Brown maintains big lead over GOP challenger

A new Field Poll finds that Gov. Jerry Brown has a lead…

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Gov. Jerry Brown to meet Mexican official

Gov. Jerry Brown is due to meet Mexico's secretary of foreign affairs…

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Eric Sun/2013 S.F. Examiner File PhotoGov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that limits full-contact practices at middle and high schools to help prevent concussions.

Full-contact youth football practices restricted

SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a…

Eric Sun/2013 S.F. Examiner File PhotoGov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that limits full-contact practices at middle and high schools to help prevent concussions.
AP Photo/Office of Gov. Jerry BrownThis undated photo provided by the Governor's Office on Tuesday

Mexican-born professor eyed for state high court

Gov. Jerry Brown nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor on Tuesday to…

AP Photo/Office of Gov. Jerry BrownThis undated photo provided by the Governor's Office on Tuesday
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Governor, lawmakers face weekend budget deadline

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers are trying to work out the…

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AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing the unpredictable nature Capitol gains tax revenues have on the state budget as he unveils his revised 2014-15 spending plan at the Capitol in Sacramento

California Democrats replace 'spend' with 'invest'

As billions of dollars in unexpected tax revenue pour into California, Democratic…

AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing the unpredictable nature Capitol gains tax revenues have on the state budget as he unveils his revised 2014-15 spending plan at the Capitol in Sacramento
AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing the unpredictable nature Capitol gains tax revenues have on the state budget as he unveils his revised 2014-15 spending plan at the Capitol in Sacramento

Democrats, governor debate California budget total

As budget talks enter the final week, Democratic state lawmakers are pushing…

AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing the unpredictable nature Capitol gains tax revenues have on the state budget as he unveils his revised 2014-15 spending plan at the Capitol in Sacramento
AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown points to a chart showing his plan to fund teacher pensions as he unveils his revised 2014-15 state budget at the Capitol in Sacramento

Lawmakers push for restoring benefits, preschool

Gov. Jerry Brown and fellow Democratic state lawmakers head into the final…

AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown points to a chart showing his plan to fund teacher pensions as he unveils his revised 2014-15 state budget at the Capitol in Sacramento
AP Photo/Chris CarlsonCalifornia Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari

Kashkari to make middle-class appeal for governor

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues…

AP Photo/Chris CarlsonCalifornia Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Wednesday

California's top 2 primary yields surprising races

The first gubernatorial primary under California's new top-two system has evolved into…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Wednesday
AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown points a chart showing the unpredictable nature Capitol gains tax revenues have on the state budget as he unveils his revised 2014-15 spending plan at the Capitol in Sacramento

Governor releases record California spending plan

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday released a state budget that includes record-high…

AP PhotoGov. Jerry Brown points a chart showing the unpredictable nature Capitol gains tax revenues have on the state budget as he unveils his revised 2014-15 spending plan at the Capitol in Sacramento
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California farmers to get more water

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as…

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Gov. Jerry Brown amasses nearly $20M for re-election bid

Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliLuis Escamilla puts on gloves before working with food at the Hock Farm Restaurant in Sacramento

In California, chefs fight for bare-hand contact

As the happy hour crowd poured in on a recent weeknight, the…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliLuis Escamilla puts on gloves before working with food at the Hock Farm Restaurant in Sacramento

California has faltered in keeping some types of jobs

California's economy is recovering from its worst recession since the Great Depression…

AP file photoGov. Jerry Brown says he is unsure legalizing marijuana is a good idea.

California governor unsure legal pot is good plan

California Governor Jerry Brown says he is not sure legalizing pot is…

AP file photoGov. Jerry Brown says he is unsure legalizing marijuana is a good idea.
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliState Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg

Legislature passes $687 million drought plan

California lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a $687 million plan to provide…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliState Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
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California 'lifers' leaving prison at record pace

Nearly 1,400 lifers in California's prisons have been released over the past…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezIn this Thursday