Governor #39 is on the job. Jerry Brown’s return to the inner sanctum as governor began with a week of new vibes, new faces, and perhaps new ways to tackle old problems. We’re back — yes, finally — for another … Continue reading
Sooner or later, we knew the state budget saga this year would include a debate about taxes. We just didn’t know it would come so soon.
Governor Jerry Brown started filling out the ranks of top staffers today, deciding to split the job of what used to be chief of staff, tapping all Democrats, and a former statewide official who made headlines for resigning 17 years … Continue reading
Only Jerry Brown could turn the solemn oath of office into a humorous, but pointed, commentary on the sad state of affairs in California. It came as Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye asked him to repeat the part of the oath … Continue reading