Brown Addresses Legacy at Final Inauguration
Gov. Jerry Brown will pose for photos Tuesday in Fresno at the official groundbreaking for high-speed rail -- photos Brown no doubt hopes will form part of his political legacy. That legacy seemed to be on the governor's mind Monday, as he took the oath of office in Sacramento. The speech he delivered was part history lesson, part blueprint for his final term in office.
Governor's Energy Plan Hinges on Renewable Development
By 2030, Gov. Brown wants cars and trucks to use half as much gas as they do today, and for buildings to be twice as efficient. In addition, Brown's plan extends a goal of producing a third of the state's electricity through renewables by 2020 to 50 percent by 2030.
Union Showdown Over Sale of Non-Profit Hospital Chain
The proposed sale of six safety-net hospitals is turning into a union showdown. The non-profit Daughters of Charity has agreed to sell its financially distressed facilities in Northern and Southern California to for-profit Prime Healthcare. All this week, the state's attorney general's office hears testimony before it approves or denies the sale. We find out why two unions have put themselves in the heart of the battle.