Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers of both political parties to get out of their comfort zones and rise above ideology for the good of the state in a 16-minute inauguration speech Monday.
01/03/2011 06:32 pm
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
“Rise of a Dynasty" revealed things about the Russell-Cousy-Auerbach Celtics that I didn’t know.
12/11/2010 06:05 am
Barbie Video Girl focus of internal FBI alert that it could be used to make child porn movies. But it's not linked to any crimes.
12/09/2010 08:46 am
Politicians in several states collect suggestions that they take before their fellow lawmakers. Some suggestions have succeeded in becoming law.
11/29/2010 07:38 pm
California's financial straits need radical solutions. How about these?
11/12/2010 09:05 am
Carnival Splendor arrived at a San Diego dock Thursday. Passengers began to leave the Carnival Splendor after being towed back to the southern California port, following an engine room fire that disabled the cruise ship.
11/11/2010 03:02 pm
California budget woes are legendary. This year the state budget was 100 days late. Passage of Prop. 25 seeks to avoid future such crises by dropping a crippling two-thirds vote requirement.
11/05/2010 06:08 pm
Meg Whitman spent a record $142 million of her personal fortune on her campaign, but it was not enough to overcome Democrat Jerry Brown, the 72-year-old state attorney general who was governor from 1975-1983.
11/03/2010 10:56 am