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  • Water shortage divides Californians on solutions and blame

    Water shortage divides Californians on solutions and blame
    The vast majority of Californians believe, unsurprisingly, that the state is in the throes of a serious water crisis. But many disagree about what can be done about it. About 54% of Golden State voters believe farmers could cut down on their water...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown seeks to focus attention on reserve-fund proposal

    Gov. Jerry Brown seeks to focus attention on reserve-fund proposal
    SACRAMENTO -- By calling a special session of the Legislature for later this month, Gov. Jerry Brown is hoping to focus attention on a key part of his budget proposal, the creation of a new reserve fund. In many ways, Brown's action on Wednesday is a...
  • Does new marijuana study back Gov. Brown's warning about pot smokers?

    Does new marijuana study back Gov. Brown's warning about pot smokers?
    Maybe Jerry Brown was more right about marijuana than folks gave him credit for -- at least if a new study on pot has merit. You may recall that California’s governor, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in March, had this to say...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating climbs to high of 59%, poll finds

    Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating climbs to high of 59%, poll finds
    SACRAMENTO -- Nearly 60% of registered voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown's job performance, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Field PollĀ found that Brown has a 59% approval rating among registered voters -- the highest marks the poll has...
  • Donnelly doesn't fear fallout from 2006 speech

    Donnelly doesn't fear fallout from 2006 speech
    SACRAMENTO — Republican candidate for governor Tim Donnelly on Tuesday brushed off concerns that his 2006 speech comparing illegal immigration to war would hurt his chances of winning over Latino voters. "I have more support from Latinos than most...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown says 'stimulating' realignment program is working

    Gov. Jerry Brown says 'stimulating' realignment program is working
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown, citing his meetings with law enforcement officials across the state, said Tuesday that "realignment is working." Brown, speaking to reporters after he addressed the annual Crime Victims' Rights rally at the Capitol,...
  • Judge orders limits on use of pepper spray on mentally ill inmates

    SACRAMENTO — A federal judge Thursday called California's use of large amounts of pepper spray on mentally ill prisoners a "horrific violation" of their constitutional rights and ordered restrictions on the use of the chemical agent. U.S. District...
  • A state divided is no longer golden

    A state divided is no longer golden
    SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot. Don't like this state government? How about five more? What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State...
  • 9 killed when FedEx truck strikes bus carrying L.A.-area students

    9 killed when FedEx truck strikes bus carrying L.A.-area students
    A fiery head-on collision Thursday between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students killed at least nine people and injured dozens. The crash on the 5 Freeway in Northern California had bus passengers en route to...
  • Deadly crash: Bus carrying L.A. students on college tour hit head on

    Deadly crash: Bus carrying L.A. students on college tour hit head on
    ORLAND, Calif. -- Hours after a deadly head-on collision here claimed the lives of at least nine people and injured dozens more, skid marks from the charter bus carrying L.A.-area high school students extended nearly 100 yards down the pavement. The...
  • 9 killed when bus carrying L.A.-area students crashes, burns on I-5

    9 killed when bus carrying L.A.-area students crashes, burns on I-5
    At least nine people died Thursday after a bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students planning to tour Humboldt State was struck head-on by a FedEx truck on Interstate 5 in Northern California, causing a fire that badly burned both vehicles. For...