Topic: Jerry Brown
Once California’s youngest governor, Jerry Brown reprises his role as the state's chief executive starting Monday, now as the oldest person elected to that office. Then, as now, Brown replaced a Hollywood actor-gone-governor – Ronald Reagan in 1975 and Arnold Schwarzenegger now – and the top issue was high unemployment amid a sagging economy. Here's a look at California and Brown then and now.
01/03/2011 05:24 pm
Jerry Brown may be mellower and more experienced than when he first served as governor in 1975. Now he faces big challenges given California’s more diverse population and flagging economy.
01/03/2011 11:48 am
The day of reckoning is arriving for indebted states and localities.
12/28/2010 02:35 pm
Gov.-elect Jerry Brown serves notice that he is serious about addressing California's chronic budget crisis, gathering state lawmakers to impress upon them the depth of the problem.
12/08/2010 10:01 pm
Supporters of Prop. 8, the California gay marriage ban, face tough questioning in hearing before an appeals court. They are seeking a reversal of a federal judge's ruling against Prop. 8.
12/06/2010 08:42 pm
No Republicans were elected to statewide office in California despite strong gains for Republicans elsewhere. One reason: Republicans ran afoul of the Latino vote in Election 2010.
12/03/2010 06:51 pm
Meg Whitman and her husband Dr. Griffith Harsh IV did not admit any wrongdoing while agreeing to the settlement at a two-hour closed meeting at the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.
11/18/2010 09:28 am
California's financial straits need radical solutions. How about these?
11/12/2010 09:05 am
The midterm elections were the latest reminder that wealthy candidates who pour their millions into their own campaigns frequently don't win. Why is that?
11/08/2010 12:24 pm
Redistricting occurs once each decade, following the US Census, and the party in power at the state level can make it more likely that its own candidates win seats. More states are switching to GOP control after the elections.
11/05/2010 06:30 pm