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  • Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap

    Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap
    You'd think this would be a simple problem to fix: The unfair low limits on pain and suffering awards in California medical malpractice suits. But few things of genuine importance are simple in California's innately pugnacious Capitol. There's greed,...
  • Panel to consider whether to give raises to governor, lawmakers

    Panel to consider whether to give raises to governor, lawmakers
    SACRAMENTO -- Three months after Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers received a 5% pay raise, a state panel is set to meet next week to begin considering whether to provide further increases, and the chairman of the group says data from counties indicates...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown names two to state community college board

    Gov. Jerry Brown names two to state community college board
    Gov. Jerry Brown has named one new member to the governing board of the state's community college system while also reappointing another to an additional term, officials announced Monday. Cecilia Estolano is an attorney who was also the chief...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, other lawmakers release financial reports for 2013

    Gov. Jerry Brown, other lawmakers release financial reports for 2013
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received more than $11,000 in gifts last year, and reported assets worth millions of dollars, according to a financial disclosure statement he filed with the state Monday. The bulk of Brown's gifts — $8,400...
  • Caution for Clinton: Iowa's history of toppling front-runners

    Caution for Clinton: Iowa's history of toppling front-runners
    DES MOINES - Iowa is a tough state for presidential front-runners. It may be the passive-aggressive nature of voters. Iowans are exceedingly polite; it’s the kind of place you’re expected to greet and even chat with others stepping onto an...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown reports more than $11,000 in gifts

    Gov. Jerry Brown reports more than $11,000 in gifts
    Gov. Jerry Brown received more than $11,000 in gifts last year, according to a new financial disclosure statement he filed with the state this week. Most of the money came in the form of an $8,400 gift from the San Francisco-based Bay Area Council,...
  • Kashkari, challenging Brown, seeks silver lining in TARP program

     Kashkari, challenging Brown, seeks silver lining in TARP program
    A Republican who wants to be California's governor is staking his bid on having run the $700-billion federal bank bailout — even as GOP candidates across the nation distance themselves from the highly unpopular program. As he courts voters, former...
  • Democrats again look to Clinton, but hurdles from 2008 remain

    Democrats again look to Clinton, but hurdles from 2008 remain
    DAVENPORT, Iowa — Alta Price seems just the kind of person who could propel Hillary Rodham Clinton through the glass ceiling into the White House. A doctor and Democratic activist, she cited Clinton's matchless resume as a former first lady, U.S....
  • Fourth term for Gov. Brown needs bold ideas

    Fourth term for Gov. Brown needs bold ideas
    Gov. Jerry Brown enjoys a unique position that no California governor has been in for 68 years. He is a virtual shoo-in for reelection. That gives him an extremely rare opportunity to rise above conventional political rhetoric and open a substantive...
  • Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say [Update]

    Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say [Update]
    One person was killed and another was in custody after a shooting at Purdue University on Tuesday, officials said. University police chief John Cox said the gunman walked into a room at the school's electrical engineering department "with the...
  • California conservative group endorses Tim Donnelly for governor

    California conservative group endorses Tim Donnelly for governor
    Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly received the imprimatur Sunday of a conservative group once deemed the "conscience" of the state GOP by Ronald Reagan. "I want my state back. I want my freedom back," Donnelly told hundreds of delegates and...