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California to have 4 governors in 4 days next week

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — How many governors does it take to run the state of California? Next week, the answer’s four. Three different acting governors will fill in for Gov. Jerry Brown when the state’s […]

24 hours ago

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

Harris, Newsom win easily in primary

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Kamala Harris cruised to victories in Tuesday’s primary, while Republican hopes to break the Democrats’ stranglehold on statewide offices got a boost with strong […]

06/04/2014

A San Francisco Bay Ferry passes Alcatraz Island. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Trains running after deal reached to end strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Trains in the San Francisco Bay Area are running again Tuesday after a tentative deal capped six months of contentious labor negotiations and two strikes that upended hundreds of thousands of […]

10/22/2013

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Napolitano’s resume precedes her as UC president

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano officially takes over as the University of California’s president on Monday, but she already has survived her first leadership challenge – a “no-confidence” vote sought […]

09/29/2013

In this Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 photo taken in a long exposure and provided by the Bay Area Toll Authority, police vehicles open the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Bay Area Toll Authority, Noah Berger)

First cars cross SF-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new span

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There was little fanfare, but the gleaming white and newly built $6.4-billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public as vehicles began crossing it after more […]

09/03/2013

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Senate leader takes over with Brown, Newsom gone

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is California’s acting governor, with the state’s two top chief executives out of state over the holiday weekend. The Sacramento Democrat used the position Thursday […]

08/30/2013

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Calif. gay marriage likely delayed 25 days or more

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court spokesman said Wednesday that the court will likely take at least 25 days before gay marriages resume in California. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals spokesman […]

06/26/2013

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

Comcast plans to take 1,000 jobs out of Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California’s struggling economy is taking another hit of bad news: Cable provider Comcast says it is closing its three customer call centers in Northern California and moving the 1,000 jobs they […]

09/26/2012

Calif. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom gets Current TV gig

(AP) – California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is getting a new platform for sharing his made-in-San Francisco values – a national cable television talk show. Current TV, the liberal-leaning cable channel co-founded by former Vice […]

04/19/2012