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  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Brown's Barnstorming Tour Continues

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Governor Jerry Brown is continuing his barnstorming tour of California. He’s campaigning not for his own re-election on Tuesday but for two statewide ballot measures.

  • Brown Promises "Prudent" Next Four Years

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Gov. Jerry Brown had a lot to say when asked why he hasn't put forth much of an agenda for a potential fourth term at a Modesto campaign stop Wednesday.

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    Local California Roads Continue To Crumble

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    If you’ve driven in California long enough, it’s likely you’ve run into your fair share for potholes or bumpy roads. And a new report out today finds the state’s local roads are getting worse.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Don't Wait Too Long To Return That Vote-By-Mail Ballot

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    If you’re a Californian with a mail-in ballot for the November election, you’re running out of time to make sure your vote is counted – at least, if you plan to send your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Brown vs. Kashkari: A Tale Of Two Campaign Styles

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    The two campaigns for California governor this fall couldn’t be more different. One observer calls the campaigns of Republican challenger Neel Kashkari and Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown "the difference between something and nothing."

  • Top Two Changing How Some Candidates Campaign

    Monday, October 27, 2014

    There are several races in California this year in which both candidates are from the same political party. It’s a product of the state’s new primary system and it’s changing the way some candidates appeal to voters.

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    US Forest Service & Environmentalists Settle Lawsuit

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    A legal battle between conservation groups and the US Forest Service over management of the Sierra Nevada national forests has come to an end. The groups have reached a settlement after nearly a decade.

  • Andrew Nixon, Capital Public Radio

    Brown Retains Lead, Prop 2 Gains Support

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Governor Jerry Brown is retaining his lead and the political ads blanketing California’s airwaves may be having an effect on voters.

  • Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

    California Still At Risk Of Floods During Drought

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    If a flood were to hit Twitchell Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta it would threaten much of California’s water supply. It’s why emergency management agencies are holding flood-fighting exercises during a drought.

  • Mary Salas For Chula Vista Mayor 2014 Campaign

    Up Against the Ceiling: Getting Women Ready For Battle

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    For various reasons a lot of women have trouble seeing themselves in political office. We'll look at the effort to recruit and elect more women in the second part of our series,Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.

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    Kashkari Steps Up Attacks On Brown

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    With time running out, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari is increasing the attacks on Democratic Incumbent Jerry Brown.

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    Up Against the Ceiling: Meet The Women Serving in Office

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Women hold less than a third of state, county and city elected offices in California. We'll meet some of them in the first part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.

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  • Capitol Chat: Debate

    Thursday, September 04, 2014

    Tonight, Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari will face off in the only debate in this year's gubernatorial contest.

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