Gov. Jerry Brown signed nearly 90 bills over the weekend and vetoed 24 more, leaving him with 353 measures yet to decide this week, according to Brown’s office. One controversial bill regarding ‘all-gender’ bathrooms remains unsettled.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have required the state to fully reimburse first responders for the cost of responding to the mass shooting in San Bernardino, saying the state cannot afford to set such a precedent. He also vetoed a series of social service bills, including one to provide a diaper-buying stipend.
Seeking to quell the controversy over the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Monday that the Obama administration must do a better job consulting with tribal leaders on major energy projects.
The first debate of the 2016 presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could go a long way toward shaping the election outcome, experts say. Here’s a collection of information that will help you prepare for viewing the big get-together.
An estimated 100 million people are expected to watch Monday’s presidential debate – levels usually reached only by Super Bowls – and as many as one-fourth could decide their votes based on what they see.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in sessions that could set the tone for relations between the allied countries during the next presidential administration.
Two years after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill designed to limit groundwater pumping, new wells are going in faster and deeper than ever in the San Joaquin Valley farm belt. Farmers drilled about 2,500 wells last year, the highest number on record. That was five times the annual average for the previous 30 years. Farmers say they have no choice, given cuts in surface water deliveries.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation granting legal protections to Californians who smash car windows to rescue sweltering animals. He has yet to act on several higher profile public safety bills.
California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation last year to let pharmaceutical companies make not-yet-fully-approved treatments available to patients with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease. What will he do this year?
With the first presidential debate looming, Donald Trump spoke to a crowd in Roanoke, Va., about what he called the "new civil rights issue" for African-Americans. Meanwhile, actors from the popular TV show "The West Wing" hit the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton, including one stop in Toledo, Ohio.
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San Joaquin Valley farmers keep drilling, even as groundwater limits loom
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