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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today sent the following letter to Herbert Carter, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the California State University ....

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced today he has appointed Gaye Williams as his new Chief of Staff. Williams, who has served as Senior Managing Director in the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Business Policy as well as Deputy Mayor for Intergovernmental Relations to Mayor Richard Riordan, will serve as Chief of Staff for the remainder of Mayor Villaraigosa’s term.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ --The State Senate Committee on Environmental Quality yesterday passed the Toxin-Free Infants and Toddlers Act, AB 1319, by Assemblymember Betsy Butler (D-Marina del Rey), which seeks to ban the toxic chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby products.
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that an executive order to purge unnecessary vehicles has already cut the state’s fleet by 3,800, which is expected to save $11.4 million next year and bring in $5 million from auction revenue.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday (June 30) announced that San Francisco has received the distinction as...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the 2011-12 California State Budget (SB 87), dropping General Fund spending to...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Staff Sgt. Nigel D. Kelly,...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced today that he has signed the following budget trailer bills: ABx1 19 by...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Councilmember Janice Hahn, Los Angeles Harbor Commission President Cindy Miscikowski and labor leaders...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement Tuesday, on the retirement of Los Angeles Fire Chief...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Tuesday (June 28) announced the following appointments. First, Cynthia Fritz, 39, of San...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Christina Chung, 41, of Alameda, has been appointed...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State Senate Health Committee on Wednesday (June 22) passed the Toxin-Free Infants and Toddlers Act, AB 1319, by...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ – Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Friday (June 17) announced the following appointments. First, Sarita Kohli, 52, of Saratoga,...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In a YouTube video and veto message released today, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced that he will not...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In anticipation of wildfire season, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today issued an Executive Order giving state agencies and...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Wednesday (June 8) announced that the state has eliminated 29,398 cell phones, achieving...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -– Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced “long overdue” personnel and program restructuring at the California Department of Corrections...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced the following appointments. Michael Cooney, 66, of Santa Barbara, has been appointed...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly today passed the Toxin-Free Infants and Toddlers Act, AB 1319, by Assemblymember Betsy Butler (D-Marina...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today unveiled a revised state budget that reduces by nearly $3 billion the amount...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In another move to save taxpayer dollars, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has proposed eliminating the Unemployment Insurance Appeals...
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck and LAWA Police Chief George Centeno announced on Thursday...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Thursday (May 12) announced the following appointments: Janelle Beland, 41, of Sacramento, has...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Taking action to trim government bureaucracy and save California taxpayers millions of dollars, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Director of Finance Ana Matosantos on Friday (May 6) issued the following statement regarding the updated information on...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced the following appointments: Dr. Willie Armstrong, 36, of Sacramento has been appointed...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Monday, May 2, announced the following appointments: Ashutosh Bhagwat, 46, of Moraga, has...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement regarding the President's news tonight that Osama bin Laden has been...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Lance Cpl. Joe M. Jackson,...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced the following appointment: Peter James Gravett, 69, of Rolling Hills Estates, has...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced the following appointment. Sue Burr, 57, of Rancho Murieta, has been appointed...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Acting to save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today canceled plans to build...
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Council President Eric Garcetti issued the following statements today on the ratification of the...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor U.S. Army Air Forces Pfc....
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -– Taking further action to save taxpayer dollars and cut government waste, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today issued a...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly today approved AB 227 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles), which would require...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -– In a letter to President Barack Obama, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Friday (April 22) requested a Presidential...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Upon learning that millions of dollars in employee salary and travel advances are going uncollected, Governor Edmund G. Brown,...