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California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Brown sees tough path for environmental law reform

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown says he sees little support in the Legislature for overhauling California’s landmark environmental protection law, a comment that surprised the leader of the state Senate.

04/16/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Brown chooses private donors to pay for China trip

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is relying on private donors to pay the bill for his weeklong trade mission to China. About 90 business leaders are paying $10,000 each to join the governor and cover the costs for him and other state officials.

04/12/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Jerry Brown seeks to boost ties with China

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown will promote California to Chinese investors and seek to expand the state’s economic ties in a visit to China next week.

04/03/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown

New Calif. council to promote defense industry

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown launched a major push Thursday to bolster California’s military installations and defense industries amid federal cutbacks by establishing a council of retired generals and admirals to promote the state.

03/28/2013

California budget

Proposal would charge $10 to search court records

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California courts could charge $10 for each public record search under a proposal included in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget. The governor included the search fee as one of the ways the courts can raise money to offset budget cuts.

03/20/2013

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Brown allows parole for killers at higher rate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown continues to allow convicted murderers to be paroled from California prisons at a much higher rate than his predecessors.

02/15/2013

CALIFORNIA AQUEDUCT

Governor pitches water tunnel project to farmers

COLUSA, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown waded into potentially hostile territory Wednesday as he pitched his $14 billion plan to reshape California’s water-delivery system by building massive tunnels below the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

02/06/2013

Singer Chris Brown

Prosecutors move to revoke Chris Brown’s probation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke Chris Brown’s probation, saying there is no credible evidence he completed his community service sentence for beating Rihanna.

02/05/2013

Gov Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown promotes optimistic vision of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cheering a California rebound, Gov. Jerry Brown delivered a State of the State address Thursday that laid out the legacy-building ideas he will work on during the second part of his term.

01/24/2013

University of California

University of California wants more classes online

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California leaders on Wednesday called for an expansion of online courses to help the 10-campus system contain costs, broaden access and hold down tuition rates.

01/16/2013

Gov Jerry Brown

Calif. budget debate turns to spending, not cuts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s financial fortunes are more optimistic than they have been in years, but Gov. Jerry Brown says he will propose a budget calling for continued frugality, putting him at odds with those who want to restore state services.

01/09/2013

Gov Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown to work during cancer treatment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Gov. Jerry Brown is being treated for early stage prostate cancer, but the 74-year-old chief executive plans to maintain his regular schedule as he undergoes radiation therapy over the next month.

12/13/2012

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