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WATCH: Jerry Brown Gives Bizarre History Lesson To Fourth Graders

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.27.2013 | San Francisco

It's no secret that Jerry Brown's interests are eclectic, and that he loves to share quirky tidbits with various audiences. Take this year's state ...

Jerry Brown Calls Rick Perry's Ad 'Barely A Fart'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's attempt to smear California's reputation with an advertisement criticizing the state's business industry backfired ...

Ed Today: Jerry Brown Makes Veiled Hit On EdSec Arne Duncan? Harnessing Teachers' Voices

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.27.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Did Jerry Brown Just Ding Arne Duncan? In his State of the State address yesterday, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) talked a bit about federalism and educ...

'A Political Phenomenon'

San Jose Mercury News | Steven Harmon | Posted 03.22.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO -- As he prepares to deliver the third State of the State speech of his third term on Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown will be peering down from ...

What's Next For Jerry Brown?

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 03.09.2013 | San Francisco

On the eve of their swearing in last month, newly elected Assembly members gathered for a reception at the Stanford Mansion, where they were introduce...

California's School System Braces For Major Overhaul

The Contra Costa Times | Theresa Harrington and Steve Harmon | Posted 03.05.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO -- In what promises to be one of his most significant policy moves this year, Gov. Jerry Brown will pursue a sweeping overhaul of the way C...

Jerry Pardons Dozens Of Criminals

The Sacramento Bee | Jon Ortiz | Posted 02.24.2013 | San Francisco

In what is becoming an annual holiday season event, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday granted pardons for 79 convicted criminals. Roughly 75 percent of the ...

Jerry Brown Undergoing Treatment For Cancer

Posted 02.11.2013 | San Francisco

California Governor Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he is undergoing treatment for localized prostate cancer. "Fortunately, this is early stag...

What Jerry Brown's Win Means For California

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 01.07.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state'...

Poll Finds Good News For Jerry Brown

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 01.01.2013 | San Francisco

Public support for Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative to raise taxes remains below 50 percent, but the measure no longer appears to be on a downward trajec...

Jerry Brown Accuses His Opponents Of Illegal Money-Laundering

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 12.21.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday accused opponents of his Nov. 6 ballot measure of illegal money laundering, saying the committee that ac...

Jerry Brown Hit From Both Sides

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 12.11.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After returning to the governor's office, Jerry Brown criticized a political culture he said lacked a common purpose and wa...

Is Brown (Act) Out in California? Time May Tell

Kenneth F. Bunting | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Kenneth F. Bunting

California's voters may yet write the final chapter of the "Brown Act cover story." A tax-raising ballot initiative proposed by Gov. Brown himself would, if passed, exempt the Brown Act from the state's unfunded mandate requirement.

'It's Good To Have Old Politicians Around'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.08.2012 | San Francisco

Has Governor Jerry Brown changed his name to Governor Jerry-atric? Our state leader rarely brings attention to his septuagenarian status. During ca...

Brown Breaks His Silence On Occupy Oakland

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.28.2012 | San Francisco

Since the Occupy movement began spreading through California early this fall, many questioned Jerry Brown's silence on the issue. The governor off...

Jerry Brown Lets The Cat Out Of The Freezer

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.01.2011 | San Francisco

Jerry Brown may have warned lawmakers that he has a veto pen and isn't afraid to use it, but that didn't stop him from approving a bill that allows mu...

Jerry Brown Sings The 'Veto Blues'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

Jerry Brown may have upset more than a few California lawmakers with his recent comments on upcoming vetoes, but he gets points for softening the blow...

Jerry Brown Signs Bill Giving California's Electoral Votes To Popular Vote Winner

Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

Could the electoral college become obsolete in 2012? It's not likely, but that's not stopping some states from trying. In California, Governor Jer...

The Top Vote-Getter in America? Lockyer of California

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

On election night last month, a small crowd of political enthusiasts gathered at a golf clubhouse in Hayward, California to cheer their winning candid...

Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown Spar Over Governor Debates

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the primaries over, and the final field for November set, the two candidates in the California governor's race have engaged in a rhetorical stand...

Jerry Brown: Governor Bid Announcement Coming Tuesday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Attorney General and former two-term governor, Jerry Brown plans to announce Tuesday that he's running as a Democratic candidate for govern...

Jerry Brown Hints At Another Run For California Governor

Los Angeles Times | Don Frederick And Andrew Malcolm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown spoke at the state Democratic Party convention Saturday, and boy, did he sound an awful lot like a candidate for Gol...