Gov. Jerry Brown
Enriquez has been in prison since 1993 serving a sentence of 20 years-to life in prison for two murders, multiple assaults and conspiracy to traffic in controlled substances.
Brown retracted the pardon issued to Glen William Carnes, which the governor’s spokesman Evan Westrup said was based on a court-issued certificate of rehabilitation. The pardon for a drug-related conviction committed by Carnes as a teenager in 1998 had not yet been signed by the Secretary of State and was withdrawn after an inquiry by the Los Angeles Times.
After California’s driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state’s first heavy downpours in years.
In his effort to diversify the judicial branch, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday nominated a deputy assistant U.S. attorney general to fill a vacant seat on the California Supreme Court.
Republican Catharine Baker was declared the winner over Democrat Tim Sbranti in Assembly District 16 after an updated tally by Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.
Gov. Jerry Brown has headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry to sign legislation that more than triples the state’s annual tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor’s race.
Brown says the arrival of unaccompanied migrant children should not be the subject of political posturing.
Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor to the California Supreme Court.
California is one of five states competing for a $5 billion Tesla battery manufacturing plant.
New law makes it easier for school districts to fire abusive and problem teachers.