Gov. Jerry Brown
State officials say California cities cut their water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding Gov. Jerry Brown’s statewide mandate to conserve.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation canceling the California exit exam as a requirement for graduation this year, offering a reprieve to about 5,000 students left in limbo when the state canceled the test.
Brown calls his leadership “brooding omnipresence.” The line got a laugh at his press conference and a quick comeback at the Capitol from state Sen. Jim Beall.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to protect California grocery store workers from being fired for 90 days after a store changes ownership.
Brown has pushed for a massive delta makeover since his first stint as governor in the 1970s and 1980s. In May, he told critics of the tunnels to “shut up.”
The state began using the term “alien” in 1937 to describe people who are not born or naturalized citizens in the United States.
California firefighters are mourning the loss of yet another firefighter killed in the line of duty.
A federal judge in April ordered the state to provide the surgery, which had been scheduled for July. It was delayed after the state appealed.
Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.
California says water use fell by 27 percent in June, passing governor’s conservation target.
The governor of California on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver who were held captive in a buried trailer.
California’s largest cities say they’re meeting mandatory water conservation targets ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown.