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Could a California Budget Fix Threaten National Security?

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

"Hey, wait a minute", you say. "Is this a put on? What does the latest patchwork California budget, slapped together a hundred days late, have to do ...

Hollywood Royalty Hosts $5K Per Head Fundraising Bash For Brown

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hollywood moguls Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are throwing a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatori...

Meg Whitman for Governor: Do We Have Deniabillity on That?

Douglas M. Branson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas M. Branson

Whitman claims deniability on the immigration status of her housekeeper, Nicky Diaz Santillian, who is fighting deportation. In fact, Whitman points the finger at her opponent, Jerry Brown.

Citizen Revolt - Sweep Out the Bums!

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Could it be a trend? Oh, please tell me it's a trend! There seems to be a mini-movement underway of disgruntled taxpayers and law enforcement offici...

Class Warfare Heats Up in California

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

No California governor, not Ronald Reagan, not George Deukmejian, not Pete Wilson, has so bludgeoned the state's employees to the extent Arnold Schwarzenegger has.

Jerry Brown's "Investigations" Are Campaign Stops

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

The business community is being bullied by Jerry Brown and his team through Chicago-style politics. If Brown wants to restore California to its golden days, then he should start by stepping down as Attorney General.

Jerry Brown: Moody's Won't Comply With Probe

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California's attorney general on Monday accused Moody's Investors Service of ignoring a subpoena and refusing to provide answers a...

CSU, Stanislaus: Let Sarah Palin Speak (Somewhere Else)!

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

What do people associated with a university have to learn from Sarah Palin? Does Palin even believe in public higher education?

Brown v. Democracy

George Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Lakoff

California Attorney General Jerry Brown ought not to be acting against the overwhelming yearning for democracy on the part of voters across the political spectrum, as well as their deep desire to end the state's budget crisis.

2008 Was the Most Important Election Ever, Except for 2010

Eli Dansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Eli Dansky

In 2008, Yes We Can became Yes We Did. Already it seems the political narrative has had its memory wiped clean. 2008? That was that year between 2007 and 2009.

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 Subpoenas Documents From Health Insurers

AP | ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Attorney General Jerry Brown subpoenaed financial records from the state's seven largest health insurance compan...

Poll: Brown Still Leads In California Governor's Race

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Democrat Jerry Brown may still be the presumed front-runner in next year's California governor's race, but a new poll indic...

Is CNBC Pimping for State Street Bank?

Jerry Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Brown

In my book, there's nothing 'quaint' about corporate fraud or ripping off pension funds. So, I'll continue to bring the high-priced rip-off artists like State Street Bank to justice, regardless of CNBC sneers.

Antonio Villaraigosa May Call the US Senate "Home" In 2012

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

I just don't see someone with Villaraigosa's energy and ego (the first abundant; the second, huge) fading into the obscurity of some private sector job.

L.A. Takes Steps To Shut Down Marijuana Shops

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Clay Tepel knew there were risks to setting up a medical marijuana shop: it could lose money, be robbed or be raided by authoritie...

Hollywood A-Listers Host Bash For Jerry Brown

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

State Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown, now alone in the Democratic field in his still-unannounced bid for governor, is headed this week to Hollywood, where he'...

Jerry Brown Governor's Run: California Attorney General Files Exploratory Papers

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Attorney General Jerry Brown has taken the first step toward running for governor, filing official paperwork with the Secretary o...

California Attorney General Brown To Launch Investigation Into Rating Agencies' Role In Fueling The Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California AG Jerry Brown joins the ranks of Attorneys General to scrutinize the disastrous role the credit rating agencies played in the financial cr...

Jerry Brown To Run For California Governor

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was 1974 when Jerry Brown ran for governor as a dashing 36-year-old reformer, the embodiment of change in Watergate's aftermath. "I was the new sp...

California Attorney General Jerry Brown Urges Repeal Of Proposition 8

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — The California attorney general has changed his position on the state's new same-sex marriage ban and is now urging the state Su...