Tag: Jerry Brown
Brown rejects bill, saying jury service is a key right of citizenship–and should stay that way.
BART, union negotiators get back to the table. The next deadline for a possible BART strike: Oct. 10.
Lawsuit follows Legislature’s vote to rename Bay Bridge after former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.
Brown and legislative leaders agree to pass competing plans to meet court order to cut prison population.
Update 3:10 p.m. SF not “scrambling” to relocate water supply, says SFPUC We’ve seen some headlines out there about the Rim Fire threatening San Francisco’s water supply as it moves closer to the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. AP wrote that water officials “were scrambling to fill area reservoirs with water from Hetch Hetchy before ash taints […]
Gov. Jerry Brown continues to roll right along, at least in terms of public opinion, according to a Field Poll released today. In a June 26-July 21 survey of 1,687 registered voters in California, 51 percent approve of “the way Jerry Brown is handling his job as Governor of California.” Thirty-three percent disapprove. Brown’s approval […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A panel of federal judges on Thursday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to circumvent its long-standing order for reducing California’s prison population, the latest step in an ongoing legal drama over how to improve the medical and mental health care for state inmates. The judges stopped short of citing the Democratic […]
By Francesca Segrè and Dan Brekke First Amendment activists and advocates of open government are furious about legislation sent to the governor that could make public records harder for news organizations and the general public to get. Currently, the California Public Records Act requires local government agencies to respond to requests for public records within […]
Planning a party for the Bay Bridge’s new span opening on Labor Day? You may want to hold off on buying chips and salsa. State transportation officials say it will be early July before they know whether the new eastern span on the Bay Bridge will open that weekend as planned. Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty […]
California Gov. Jerry Brown likes to frame himself as the one thing standing in the way of out-of-control spending in Sacramento. “Everybody wants to see more spending. That’s what this place is. It’s a big spending machine,” the Democrat said Tuesday morning, when he unveiled his updated budget plan. “You need something? Come see if […]