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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California's new film and television tax credit.
Even with this week’s heat wave and the drought reducing the state’s energy supply, California is expected to finish the summer without a power shortage.
Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of legislation aimed at regulating groundwater use in California.
Democrat Rod Wright is resigning from the California state Senate after a judge sentenced him to 90 months in jail for lying about where he lived. Meanwhile, Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign what he calls "historic" groundwater legislation Tuesday.
Several domestic violence related bills are awaiting California Governor Jerry Brown’s signature
Of the roughly 40,000 California elementary school students estimated to be chronically truant, a new report says nearly 90 percent of them are low-income.
Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was among state, business and academic leaders who touted California’s record on climate change at a symposium Monday. The event also stressed the unaddressed dangers that climate change can bring.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger returns to Sacramento Monday for the unveiling of his official portrait. It’s his first time back at the Capitol since leaving office with a mixed legacy.
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and Republican challenger Neel Kashkari attacked each other throughout their only scheduled debate Thursday night. - Watch a replay of the debate, or listen to a rebroadcast at 9 a.m. Friday.
UPDATED: Gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari debated Thursday night. Watch a replay here, or listen to a reply at 9 a.m. Friday on the News Station, in place of Insight.
Democratic Governor Jerry Brown has only agreed to one debate against Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in the 2014 California governor’s race – and that debate is Thursday night.
California’s earthquake early warning system is up and running – but there’s no money or infrastructure to distribute alerts to the general public yet. A conference at UC Berkeley Wednesday discussed the issue.
Environmental groups say the recent California Legislative session was a big win for coastal protection, clean water among other issues.
A new study from UC Irvine shows climate change could reduce California’s water supply by changing mountain vegetation. Even researchers were surprised how much could be lost.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program has released a new report on the environmental sustainability of West Coast groundfish. The fishery has seen unprecedented improvement.
Get the latest on the California Legislature's final hours of work for the 2013-14 session.
The California Legislature is expected to adjourn its two-year session just past midnight Friday. It's an early end to what has so far been a surprisingly calm final week.
California's Senate passed a bill that would require public institutions of higher education to adopt procedures to prevent campus sexual assault and domestic violence, and to assist victims.
A bill that would require toy guns to be painted with markings to show they are fake has passed the state legislature.
Darrell Steinberg looks back at his six years leading the California Senate.
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Tonight, Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari will face off in the only debate in this year's gubernatorial contest.
Are California lawmakers finishing the session ahead of the deadline? CapRadio's Katie Orr joins Insight to talk about the last day of session.
This week's Capitol Chat focuses on the new $7.5 billion water bond.
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler checks in to talk about a new PPIC report and about the possible ramifications of John Pérez calling off his recount effort in the California State Controller race this week.
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