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Ellen Knickmeyer - ASSOCIATED PRESS - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The main California agency promoting Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $16 billion water tunnels gave its expected approval to the project on July 21.The move by the Department of Water Resources, which is helping shepherd Brown's tunnels project over the regulatory an...
Ellen Knickmeyer and Scott Smith - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown won crucial early approval from federal wildlife officials on June 26 for his $16 billion proposal to re-engineer California's north-south water system, advancing his plan to build two giant tunnels to carry Northern California water to the south even thoug...
Jonathan J. Cooper and Sophia Bollag - California drivers will see gas prices jump in November and will pay more to register their vehicles come January after Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a tax hike of $5 billion per year to fix the state's crumbling highways.But drivers will have to wait months before crews begin repav...
Jonathan J. Cooper - ASSOCIATED PRESS - California Gov. Jerry Brown employed all the tricks he's accumulated over a lifetime in politics to pass one of the largest state tax increases in recent memory in one frenzied week.Using a mix of public pressure, private arm-twisting, a late-night meeting at the governor's mansion...
Ellen Knickmeyer - ASSOCIATED PRESS - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A proposition that a prosperous farmer brought to the California ballot would threaten two ambitious water and rail projects that Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing, requiring voters' OK before launching any state building project requiring $2 billion or more in revenue bonds....
Don Thompson - ASSOCIATED PRESS - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California lawmakers should reject Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to give counties another $250 million for jail construction, the state's nonpartisan legislative analyst said Feb. 22.The state has already provided $2.2 billion to build jails since 2007, including ...
Ellen Knickmeyer - ASSOCIATED PRESS - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by opponents of the tunnels. F...
CEG - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The latest version of Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build two giant tunnels ferrying water across California locks in just 15,600 acres for habitat restoration, one-sixth of that committed under Brown’s original tunnels proposal, state officials confirmed.Spokes...
CEG - LOS ANGELES (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown has compared the state’s high-speed rail line to construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and the great cathedrals of Europe. Isobel Cook doesn’t see it that way.The 13-year-old who raises chickens, turkeys and ducks in the unincorpo...
CEG - TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) California parks officials say Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget would make it possible to nearly double the operating hours planned at a new visitor’s center and museum at Donner Memorial State Park north of Lake Tahoe.The 10,000-sq. ft. (929 sq m) cente...