The very first story I ever covered as a paid journalist was a tour of the newly rented “Governor’s Mansion” in Sacramento’s Wilhaggin neighborhood prior to George and Gloria Deukmejian moving into it. The story reverberated locally because Governor Jerry Brown, in his first iteration in that post, lived in a small apartment near the [...]
There is a great deal of angst among the press regarding a provision in AB 76, a budget trailer bill that establishes certain procedural activities associated with the California Public Records Act (CPRA) as “best practices” and require a local agency that determines that it will not follow these practices to make a public announcement [...]
Governor Brown has reportedly negotiated an agreement with the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) that will combine their two ballot initiatives. The new measure is still being drafted, but CSAC has been informed of the parameters of the agreement by the Governor’s office. While we have not seen initiative language (it will be filed in the [...]
Thursday marked a milestone for our Association. It started with a lively visit by Governor Brown to our Board of Directors meeting. It ended with a decision that could potentially shape the direction and relevancy of our Counties and Association for years to come. After bantering with the media for a few minutes outside the [...]
In his first full day in office, Governor Jerry Brown met with CSAC leadership in our 1100 K Street offices for an hour this morning. The media wasn’t far behind.