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Now we know what Gov. Jerry Brown really cares about — what gets him riled and raring to rumble. "The battle of their lives," he promises opponents. "This is a cause." When a governor bares his soul like that, not only is he waving a nasty...
SACRAMENTO — The state Assembly approved $24 million Thursday to speed up the confiscation of guns from Californians who are not allowed to own them because of criminal convictions or serious mental illness. A day earlier, lawmakers rejected a...
A state legislative committee on Wednesday rejected a proposal to allow school districts to train teachers and administrators to use guns to protect campuses against armed intruders. Only one member of the seven-member Assembly Education Committee voted...
SACRAMENTO -- A key Assembly committee has approved legislation that would expedite the dismissal process for California teachers accused of misconduct. Under current law, teachers who are fired can appeal their case to a three-member panel consisting...
Gov. Jerry Brown promised more money for schools if voters approved his tax hike plan, Proposition 30. But George Skelton says in his Thursday column that Brown didn't level with voters when it came to how that money would be distributed. The governor...
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SACRAMENTO — A revenue redistribution scheme probably was not what Californians had in mind when they passed Gov. Jerry Brown's tax increase to salvage public schools. But as it turns out, the tax hike, Prop. 30, was essential to help pay for...
PolitiCalThe battle for the Bay Area Assembly seat being vacated by Joan Buchanan next year will be a typical Capitol struggle, with labor-backed candidates squaring off against more business-friendly moderates. What will make next year’s race a bit...
PolitiCalSteve Glazer, who managed Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2010 campaign, announced his own candidacy for state Assembly on Tuesday. Glazer, who serves on the City Council in the Bay Area city of Orinda, looked to stake out ground in the political......
L.A. NOWTwo state legislators are leading an effort to rein in an increasingly popular method of paying for classrooms and other school improvements. So-called capital improvement bonds often carry repayment costs several times higher than the amount borrowed....
It's not easy being a high-performing school district in an affluent community. The La Caņada Unified School District, whose students have the second-highest test scores of any K-12 district in the state, is facing several financial challenges. While...
SACRAMENTO--Robbing Peter in the suburbs to pay Paul in the inner city seems politically perilous. Even unjust. Particularly after we just soaked the rich to balance the state budget and keep public schools afloat. I mean, how much income...
Ahoy! The California Department of Boating and Waterways is now a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation. This repositioning will negatively affect boaters, boating infrastructure, on-the-water law enforcement, and boating education. The...
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Dec 26, 2012 |Story| La Caņada
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Jul 19, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
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