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  • California Republicans see a way back to relevance in Legislature

    California Republicans see a way back to relevance in Legislature
    SACRAMENTO - A cherry farmer from the San Joaquin Valley holds the key to California Republicans' hopes of loosening Democrats' grip on the state Legislature. Andy Vidak, a Republican who owns an orchard in Kings County, stunned both parties last year...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown has raised...
  • Vernon's Exide battery plant: An environmental wake-up call

    Vernon's Exide battery plant: An environmental wake-up call
    There's no clearer sign that state environmental regulators have failed to protect public health than the warning issued this month to parents living in the shadow of the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon: Don't let children play in the dirt in your...
  • Gov. Brown reinvents himself as the anti-politician politician

    Gov. Brown reinvents himself as the anti-politician politician
    SACRAMENTO — On a recent Thursday morning, Jerry Brown walked unannounced into the basement office of the Alameda County registrar's office to draw reelection papers. With a post on Twitter and an email to supporters, he then declared his bid for an...
  • 'Dark' campaign money needs a little light

    'Dark' campaign money needs a little light
    There's bipartisan agreement in California's Capitol that hiding the identities of political fat cats is bad for democracy. In deciding how to vote, a citizen needs to know who's bankrolling a candidate or a ballot measure. That's what most of these...
  • Drying up the delta: 19th century policies underlie today's crises

    Drying up the delta: 19th century policies underlie today's crises
    HAMILTON CITY, Calif. — A shallow inland sea spreads across more than 160 square miles, speckled with egrets poking for crayfish among jewel-green rice shoots. The flooded fields could be mistaken for the rice paddies of Vietnam or southern China,...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown banks nearly $20 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown banks nearly $20 million for reelection bid
    Gov. Jerry Brown reported a war chest of nearly $20 million as he seeks an unprecedented fourth term as the state’s top executive, according to financial disclosure documents filed Friday with the California secretary of state’s office. He...
  • New chief of California employment department is appointed

    New chief of California employment department is appointed
    SACRAMENTO — A member of Gov. Jerry Brown's inner circle and a veteran labor union lobbyist has been recruited to run California's troubled Employment Development Department. Patrick William Henning has been serving as the governor's chief...
  • GOP candidate for governor is a registered sex offender

    One of four gubernatorial candidates introduced to California Republicans recently is a registered sex offender who spent more than a decade in state prison, convicted of crimes including voluntary manslaughter and assault with intent to commit rape....
  • Bill would disclose donors to Cal lawmakers' trips

    Bill would disclose donors to Cal lawmakers' trips
    SACRAMENTO -- A state senator wants nonprofit groups that treat lawmakers to trips to disclose the companies and other interests whose donations cover the expenses. Every year, several legislators travel to Hawaii and other exotic locales for...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss battered confidence of California Republicans

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss battered confidence of California Republicans
    Join Times staff writer Seema Mehta at 12:30 p.m. for an L.A. Now Live discussion on the clashing brands of conservatism on display over the weekend at a state Republican convention. The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's...