Beneath Jerry Brown’s High Ratings, California Voters Have Reservations

Beneath Jerry Brown’s High Ratings, California Voters Have Reservations

By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California voters overwhelmingly embraced Democratic Governor Jerry Brown over his Republican rivals in the June primary, b ...

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Supreme Court Leaves California In Charge Of Disabled Inmates

Supreme Court Leaves California In Charge Of Disabled Inmates

By David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a states' rights appeal from California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday, leaving in place a j ...

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‘Humanity Is On A Collision Course With Nature,” California Governor Says

‘Humanity Is On A Collision Course With Nature,” California Governor Says

By David Siders, The Sacramento Bee California Gov. Jerry Brown, blaming climate change for the increasing prevalence of wildfires in California, said Sunday that “humanity is on ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement In Distress’

Weekend Reader: ‘Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement In Distress’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress, by labor journalist and union representative Steve Early. Early gives a voice to union ...

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Californians Strongly Support Common Core

Californians Strongly Support Common Core

By Sharon Noguchi, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Unlike the political uproar and division elsewhere in the country over revamping public-school curriculum, Californians ...

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California Governor Brown Reinvents Himself Yet Again

California Governor Brown Reinvents Himself Yet Again

By Anthony York and Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- On a recent Thursday morning, Jerry Brown walked unannounced into the basement office of the Alameda C ...

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California Democrats’ Meeting Ends On Fractious Note

California Democrats’ Meeting Ends On Fractious Note

By Michael Finnegan and Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- California Democrats broke with Governor Jerry Brown by calling for the legalization of marijuana and a ban o ...

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Corruption Scandals Cost California Democrats Supermajority Control Of State Senate

Corruption Scandals Cost California Democrats Supermajority Control Of State Senate

By Jessica Calefati, San Jose Mercury News SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- It took Democrats more than a century to win a supermajority in both houses of the California Legislature, but two ...

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California’s Governor Jerry Brown Announces Re-election Bid

California’s Governor Jerry Brown Announces Re-election Bid

By Anthony York, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, California — Gov. Jerry Brown finally made it official Thursday — he’s running for re-election. Brown filed paperwork in Alameda Cou ...

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Democratic Governors Join Obama In Push For Higher Minimum Wage

Democratic Governors Join Obama In Push For Higher Minimum Wage

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama locked arms with Democratic governors Friday to press the case for raising the minimum wage, an issue the party is hoping will drive voters to ...

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