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Brown delivers on most 2010 campaign pledges
Brown delivers on most 2010 campaign pledges

Jerry Brown drew chuckles decades ago when he suggested that California launch its own communications satellite into space. He had a more down-to-earth proposal when he ran for governor in 2010. He wanted to line the state's highways with shimmering solar panels, an environmentally friendly way to pump clean energy into the power grid. But after he took office, the state transportation agency concluded that the idea wasn't financially feasible and it was sidelined. There were other goals that didn't come to fruition, mostly minor items such as his intention to create an academy for training teachers to be principals. But Brown has received praise on more significant...

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