SACRAMENTO -- With every part of California suffering from the drought, Gov. Jerry Brown issued a new executive order on Friday in an attempt to provide some relief from the persistent dry conditions across the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown has a nearly 20-point advantage over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari, according to a poll released Wednesday, which also found strong support among Californians for the state's landmark global warming law.
Gov. Jerry Brown, attending a lunch with Mexico's secretary of foreign affairs Wednesday, said his upcoming trip to California's southern neighbor would help "forge new relations into the future."
A federal judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a corruption trial for state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon until May 19, 2015, sparking new debate at the Capitol about whether he should be allowed to remain on paid suspension until his term ends in November.
A federal judge in Sacramento on Wednesday awarded class-action status to a lawsuit filed by California prison inmates alleging their rights are violated by widespread practices of race-based punishment.
The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., an anti-tax group, filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block a non-binding advisory measure on Citizens United from appearing on the November ballot.
The state's relatively new top-two primary election system has helped more than a dozen June write-in candidates earn places on the Nov. 4 ballot -- and without paying filing fees.