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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:39 p.m.

Gov. Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as California battles 17 blazes

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Donald Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for …

California governor heads to Europe for climate talks

California Gov. Jerry Brown is continuing his international fight against climate change with an 11-day trip to Europe starting Saturday including stops at the Vatican and a United Nations conference …

Trump opposes massive California water project

The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will not support a massive water project proposed by California, the latest and most serious blow for Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to re-engineer …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:41 p.m.

California becomes ‘sanctuary state’ as governor signs bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally – a move that gives the nation’s most populous state …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 7:45 p.m.

Former Manson disciple Van Houten granted parole again

Leslie Van Houten, the youngest of Charles Manson’s murderous followers, was granted parole by a California board Wednesday.

Froma Harrop: Tackle climate change without Trump

The comforting news is that America can move past the black hole of ignorance in Trump’s Washington – or New York or wherever he is. Enlightened state and city governments, …

Newsmakers: California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

California Gov. Jerry Brown

California first state to ban lead ammo for hunting

California will become the first state to ban lead ammunition for all types of hunting, according to a bill signed into law signed today by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Leaders seek to avoid early Calif. inmate releases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown and the four leaders of California’s Legislature reached a compromise Monday on reducing the state’s prison population, offering to spend more money on rehabilitation …

Calif. governor to sign bill to OK driverless cars

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown plans to sign legislation today at the headquarters of Google Inc. that will pave the way for driverless cars in California.