As the state resists the White House on issues from immigration to climate change, Governor Jerry Brown is determined to avoid a pitched battle. Connie Bruck reports.
SAN DIEGO — President Trump, on his first trip to California since taking office, on Tuesday trashed the state’s Democratic governor, saying Jerry Brown is a “nice guy” but doing a “terrible job.” Trump’s comments came as he toured eight prototypes for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall at a site southeast of downtown. “I think […]
SAN DIEGO — On the eve of President Trump’s first visit to California since taking office, the state’s Democratic governor, Jerry Brown, is questioning Trump’s decision to highlight prototypes for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. “You see, in California we are focusing on bridges, not walls,” Brown writes in a letter to Trump that Brown’s […]
Trump’s DOJ filed a lawsuit against California late Tuesday evening over their dangerous and unlawful sanctuary city policy being enforced by politicians such as Governor Jerry Brown. Speaking in Sacramento Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff...Show More Summary
Trump’s DOJ filed a lawsuit against California late Tuesday evening over their dangerous and unlawful sanctuary city policy being enforced by politicians such as Governor Jerry Brown. Speaking in Sacramento Wednesday, Attorney General...Show More Summary
California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump's administration of declaring war on the most populous U.S. state after the Justice Department sued to stop policies that protect illegal immigrants against deportation. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
California governor Jerry Brown has been taking a victory lap of sorts after putting forth a budget for fiscal year 2019 that would include a $6 billion surplus, a remarkable turnaround for a state that hemorrhaged red ink in the wake...Show More Summary
California is moving toward ending its unjust pretrial bail system, a four-decade effort begun by Gov. Jerry Brown when he was governor the first time. Brown actually started crusading for bail reform before most current Californians were born. In his 1979 State of the State address, Brown called...
“It’s clear we need to change” In 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 35, a new law that demands California cities build more housing or risk temporarily losing control of some of their permitting and entitlements processes. Few metros...Show More Summary
Building pipes are so bad that the ceiling routinely leaks urine San Francisco needs a new courthouse and has gone knocking on the door of California Governor Jerry Brown in hopes of netting roughly $1.6 billion to replace the terrible...Show More Summary
California governor Jerry Brown has signed an executive order that sets a goal of 5 million zero emissions cars on the state's roads by 2030. The state will invest $2.5 billion to greatly expand the number of charging and hydrogen refueling stations available to California residents.
If California’s Jerry Brown is known for anything, it’s for continuing his familial legacy of governing the region for a weirdly long period of time and pressing for the proliferation of electric vehicles. While not all of the state’s...Show More Summary
As California Governor Jerry Brown enters his last year in office before ceding the reins under term limits, his final State of the State address points to the environmental legacy he hopes to leave behind. “Whether it’s roads or trains or dams or renewable energy installations or zero-emission cars, California... Show More Summary
Tuesday: A swan song from the governor, a tsunami watch for the coast, a billionaire’s push to impeach the president, Minnie Mouse, and two Hollywood signs.
Jan 19 (Reuters) - For the second year in a row California Gov. Jerry Brown overturned the parole recommendation to free Leslie Van Houten, who as a follower of cult leader Charles Manson took part in a notorious murder spree in 1969, media reports said late Friday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
In a decision announced earlier tonight, California Gov. Jerry Brown overturned the parole board’s ruling and will keep convicted killer and Manson family member Leslie Van Houten in prison, according to a Los Angeles Times report. Van...Show More Summary
The governor of California has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Gov. Jerry Brown said in his decision announced Friday … Click to Continue »
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed the head of a $3 billion tunnel project in Seattle to a top post at California's High-Speed Rail Authority on Friday, rounding out a leadership team … Click to Continue »
Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing scaling back his troubled plans to redo California's water system, releasing a new plan that would build only one tunnel to ship water from Northern California instead of two, and put Southern and central California water agencies directly in charge of designing and building it.