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Justice Joyce Kennard Retiring from State’s High Court

February 12, 2014 | 8:49 am

Justice Joyce Kennard Retiring from State’s High Court

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Tribunal’s longest-serving member departs after career that defied expectations of conservative backers.

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Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

February 10, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

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Three-judge panel finds state has made steps toward ‘durable’ solution to prison overcrowding.

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House Panel Passes GOP ‘Drought Relief’ Bill

February 4, 2014 | 4:45 pm

House Panel Passes GOP ‘Drought Relief’ Bill

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House legislation would roll back protections for species and increase pumping from Delta to farms.

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Governor Seeks Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

January 23, 2014 | 5:09 pm

Governor Seeks Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

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Facing a court-ordered April deadline, state says it needs more time to cut number of inmates.

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Reporters Analyze Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address

January 22, 2014 | 12:45 pm

Reporters Analyze Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address

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A line-by-line analysis of the speech and what it signals about Brown’s priorities for the state.

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Neel Kashkari Kicks Off Bid For California Governor

January 22, 2014 | 9:38 am

Neel Kashkari Kicks Off Bid For California Governor

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Investment banker and former Treasury official, Kashkari has a three-word platform: ‘Jobs and education.’

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Text of Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address

January 22, 2014 | 9:04 am

Text of Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address

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Governor addresses state’s challenges and opportunities as it deals with drought and continuing economic recovery.

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California Drought Update: Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

January 17, 2014 | 10:00 am

California Drought Update: Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

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Brown acts amid increasing alarm over the economic consequences of the prolonged dry spell.

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Abel Maldonado Ends Campaign for California Governor

January 16, 2014 | 2:05 pm

Abel Maldonado Ends Campaign for California Governor

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Former lieutenant governor quits after failing to gain hoped-for moderate support and falling into debt.

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Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

January 14, 2014 | 12:10 pm

Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

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CalPERS fund scored a 16 percent gain in 2013. Meantime, a crisis looms for teachers’ pension fund.

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