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Gov. Jerry Brown, former AG, slams Oakland, praises Obama on gun violence

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California Gov. Jerry Brown, the former state Attorney General, had some praise for President Obama — and some tough words for Oakland leaders today — on the issue of gun violence. Brown made the statements to Chronicle education writer Nanette Asimov while attending a University of California Regents meeting in San Francisco. The California governor, [...] [Read More]

Translating Jerry Brown: “You cut the good, which in many respects is a bad.”

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Guv Jerry Brown eschewed the national spotlight for most of the first two years of Jerry 2.0. It’s The New Jerry Thing. But he’s is taking a victory lap of sorts Tuesday night on the PBS NewsHour, talking up how he balanced California’s budget. “It’s fixed,” he tells PBS NewsHour correspondent and producer Spencer Michels, [...] [Read More]