SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California’s professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime. The Democratic governor announced Wednesday that he signed AB202, requiring that […]
California Gov. Jerry Brown is heading to Vatican City to discuss climate change and modern slavery with dignitaries including Pope Francis.
California Gov. Jerry Brown called for an overhaul in water pricing as part of his sweeping drought order, and regulators on Wednesday will discuss how to best do that in light of legal questions over rates designed to encourage conservation.
Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April, regulators said Tuesday.
Lawmakers expect Gov. Jerry Brown to suggest spending more tax dollars on public schools and community colleges while asking for more money to be set aside for a rainy day when he releases his updated budget this week.
Gov. Brown To Delta Tunnel Critics: ‘Shut Up, Because You Don’t Know What The Hell You’re Talking About’
Tunnels critic Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla says the real experts are people who live and work in the Delta. She says they won’t go away, and they won’t shut up.
California would aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under an ambitious plan announced by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California almonds are becoming one of the world’s favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California’s 39 million people.
An Oakland, California, man pardoned for crimes he committed nearly three decades ago says he considers the Easter Sunday announcement a new beginning in his life.
Cynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice. In all, the Browns had four children, three of them daughters.