Candidates had to report their latest numbers today.
In the first two and a half month of 2014, Governor Jerry Brown reports raising nearly $3 million. His campaign filing indicates he has about $20 million cash on hand.
One of Brown’s Republican Challengers, Neel Kashkari, reports raising more than $1.3 million during the same period. He has about $900 thousand cash on hand.
The third major candidate, Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, reported raising just over $180 thousand in the first two and a half months of 2014. He has about $11 thousand ash on hand.
Health care advocates are concerned about a California law that allows the state to claim assets of deceased people who received health care through Medi-Cal.
UPDATE: Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have released a new $7.2 billion water bond proposal, but there's no deal yet. To buy more time, lawmakers have extended Monday's key election deadline by 48 hours.
California senators approved a bill encouraging schools to educate students about Barack Obama's election in the context of past discrimination.
A water bond, a school bond, a statewide plastic bag ban and paid sick leave are all on California lawmakers’ agenda as they return Monday for their final month of session.
The California legislature is considering a bill that would prohibit law enforcement from using aerial surveillance drones without a warrant.