Jerry Brown

‘A global, diverse world’: UC regents discuss student advocacy, nonresident student experience

Deep dives into the student experience and continued budgetary advocacy dominated discussions at Wednesday’s UC Board of Regents meeting. Several …

Higher Education

Gavin Newsom reported young immigrants to ICE as mayor. Now he says he was wrong.

As mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom in 2008 spearheaded a citywide policy requiring law enforcement officers to report juvenile undocumented …

San Francisco

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Counties to Prepay Postage for Mail-in Ballots

In a move to boost voter turnout, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill that requires counties to prepay postage for mail-in ballots in …

California

Anger in the Golden State

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Last weekend, the executive board of the California Democratic Party voted to endorse Ms. Feinstein’s challenger, fellow Democratic …

Senate Intelligence Committee

Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Colleges to Provide Information on Dating Violence in Student Orientations

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a measure Wednesday to require incoming student orientations at California colleges and universities to include information …

California

San Diego's Laurie Berman Named to State Homeless Coordinating Council

Share This Article:<p>Gov. Jerry Brown announced that two San Diego County residents have been appointed to statewide panels.<p>Support Times of San …

California

Why a regional power grid brings energy security

Reliable energy infrastructure is a hallmark of a modern world, and affordable power is vital for economic development and social cohesion. Ensuring …

Chamber of Commerce

Judge rejects claim that Attorney General Xavier Becerra isn’t qualified

A Sacramento judge Wednesday rejected a claim that Attorney General Xavier Becerra isn’t qualified to serve in his position.<p>Eric Early, a Republican …

Los Angeles

Janus Is Only the Beginning

<i>Sacramento</i>The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the <i>Janus v. AFSCME</i> case has heartened conservatives throughout the nation, especially in …

Employment

UC Regents to Vote on Spending Plan That Includes First Tuition Decrease in Nearly 20 Years

After months of fighting against higher costs, University of California students are poised for a pleasant surprise this year: a tuition decrease.<p>UC …

College & University

How ‘Green’ Energy Subsidies Transfer Wealth to the Rich

When the Golden State Warriors, who won three of the last four NBA championships, signed All-Star Demarcus Cousins, sports pundits across the country …

Conservative View

On-Location Filming Slides 2.4% in Los Angeles for Second Quarter

On-location filming in Los Angeles dropped by 5.2% in the second quarter, due to a 15.1% decline in television shooting, FilmL.A. reported …

Entertainment

Report details 'bottom-up' climate strategies for cities, states

Dive Brief:<p>America’s Pledge, an initiative co-founded by California Gov. Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has released a …

Utilities

Can California chase down tax refugees? The Supreme Court could help decide

The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in 2016 famously left the court tied 4-4 on a landmark California case about the ability of …

U.S. Supreme Court

June is now officially LGBT Pride Month in California

Sure, it’s a month later, but the machinery of government runs at its own speed. The governor of the Golden State, Jerry Brown, has signed a bill …

LGBTQI

Yosemite blaze, wildfire risks show why thinning, ‘controlled burns’ are needed

Thanks to higher temperatures and repeated droughts, wildfire risks in California have never been higher. That’s why residents may be surprised to …

Forests

Cities, businesses join international push to promote EVs

Dive Brief:<p>New York City, Paris, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh are among the many international cities backing the Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) …

Utilities

WHOA: California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs a PRO-GUN Bill

Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill that would allow retired law enforcement officers to keep their "high capacity magazines" in …

Conservative View

Sacramento’s $44 million plan to become the U.S. electric car capital

By adding electric buses, chargers, and hundreds of shared electric cars, Green City wants to help Sacramento plug in<p>Sacramento, California, can often be underappreciated. While the growing city is in the midst of a building boom, and just opened a high-tech new basketball arena, it’s mostly known …

Electric Vehicles

California students half as likely to be admitted to UCSC as nonresidents – the widest gulf in the UC system

SANTA CRUZ – The most reliable way to improve the odds of your child being accepted to UC Santa Cruz may be moving out of California, admissions data …

College & University

California rent control ballot measure wins backing from Democratic Party

With crushing housing costs in California showing no sign of easing off, a measure that would give cities far greater leeway to impose rent control is shaping up to be one of the hardest-fought initiatives on the November ballot.<p>The California Democratic Party voted over the weekend to endorse …

Housing

What John Cox doesn’t want to talk about in his race for California governor

During his final two terms as California governor, Democrat Jerry Brown has made climate change his signature issue: He led delegations to United …

Cap and Trade

Pritzker Burning Through Money Almost 3 Times As Fast As Rauner

The billionaire vs. multi-millionaire race to put on the most expensive gubernatorial election in American history is heating up.<p>CHICAGO — The …

Bruce Rauner

A Political Firestorm Is About to Hit the Capitol: Who Will Pay for Wildfire Damages?

On one side are power companies that supply electricity to Californians and campaign cash to politicians. Their allies include an influential union …

S&P Global

New California Law Requires Voter Data Breach Reporting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Journalists, researchers and political campaigns that receive voter data must tell California officials if it may have been …

California

Valley food bank to deliver food to hundreds stranded after Havasupai floods

The truck will make the trip up to Northern Arizona, where it will leave emergency food and water at the Hualapai HillTop.

Floods

Opinion: California data privacy law highlights growing frustration with tech industry

After years of glowing admiration and perceived innocence, the tech industry is in the throes of its comeuppance.<p>Driven by everything from the …

Privacy

San Onofre emails show history of private meetings between regulators, energy insiders and advisers to Gov. Jerry Brown

Emails that California utility regulators withheld for years — and recently released under a court order — show that political appointees of Gov. …

California

Schwarzenegger calls Trump a 'little wet noodle' and a 'fanboy' after Putin news conference

It's a job that can be a stepping stone to one of the most powerful jobs in America, or nothing more than a political footnote. The race to become California's next lieutenant governor for the first time has two Democrats battling this November.<p>Jul. 13, 2018, 4:49 p.m.<p>California Democrats<p>Two of …

Los Angeles

Citizenship Is No Longer Required to Vote in San Francisco Education Elections

Non-citizens can vote in San Francisco’s Board of Education elections after the city’s Department of Elections ruled Monday to do away with …

Conservative View