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  • Gov. Brown urges lawmakers to let voters decide on tax increases

    February 1, 2011 1:28 AM

    Governor Jerry Brown gave his State of the State address tonight to a divided legislature. Brown urged lawmakers to let people decide if they want to extend tax increases or make deeper cuts to California's budget. Lawmakers must find some way to close a $25.4 billion budget gap. ... more »
  • Meg Whitman sits down with KSBY News

    May 20, 2010 10:02 PM

    Meg Whitman hits the campaign trail in Santa Barbara, as her opponent no longer trails so far behind in the polls. A Public Policy Institute of California survey was released yesterday. It found Whitman now leads state insurance commissioner Steve Poizner 38 percent to 29 percent among Republicans. Whitman... more »
  • Meg Whitman speaks in Santa Barbara County

    May 20, 2010 3:26 PM

    Republican candidate Meg Whitman will speak about her comprehensive plan to cut government spending this afternoon at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History as she continues her campaign to be California's first female governor. A new poll shows Meg Whitma's lead in the Republican race for California governor... more »
  • Meg Whitman to speak on the South Coast Thursday

    May 20, 2010 2:43 AM

    Republican candidate for Governor, Meg Whitman, will be visiting the South Coast Thursday afternoon. She will be stopping by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History to discuss her plan to reduce government spending in Sacramento. Her speech is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. This is the... more »
  • Jerry Brown campaigns to lower student fees

    May 17, 2010 11:02 PM

    California Attorney General, Jerry Brown pays a visit to UC Santa Barbara as part of his campaign for California Governor. A survey conducted last week by "Survey U.S.A." finds Republican candidates Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner are neck-and-neck to grab their party's spot. 39 percent are in favor of... more »
  • Locals hold budget rally in San Luis Obispo

    May 14, 2010 2:46 AM

    California's budget woes are on the minds of people all across the state, including here at home. On the eve of Governor Schwarzenegger's revised budget announcement, a dozen people rallied in San Luis Obispo outside of Assemblymember Sam Blakeslee's office. They want to encourage him to support getting rid... more »
  • Gov. Schwarzenegger backs national health overhaul

    April 29, 2010 12:50 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pledging California's full support for national health care reform, throwing the weight of one of the nation's most prominent Republican voices behind the overhaul. Schwarzenegger says he has long supported the concept of universal health coverage. He says now is the time... more »
  • Governor wants law that would change teacher layoff rules

    April 20, 2010 2:30 PM

    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has introduced a senate bill in Los Angeles, that would allow school districts some flexibility in how they lay off teachers. The governor calls it a proposal to ensure that all California students have access to high-quality teachers and the education that they deserve. The issue... more »
  • Rescue crews head back into the West Virginia mine

    April 9, 2010 2:26 AM

    MONTCOAL, W.Va. (AP) - A spokesman for West Virginia's governor says rescue teams have headed back into a West Virginia mine to look for four miners missing since an explosion killed 25 workers. Officials say they will also pump nitrogren in to flush dangerous gases out. Gov. Joe Manchin... more »
  • Jerry Brown officially enters California governor race

    March 2, 2010 2:01 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrat Jerry Brown has entered the race for California governor, giving the party an iconic candidate in a contest expected to be the most costly in state history. The state attorney general, who served two terms as governor in the era before term limits, officially... more »
  • Governor renominates Abel Maldonado to end growing controversy

    February 12, 2010 9:24 PM

    What started as a simple confirmation vote for state senator Abel Maldonado has turned into a big controversy in the state capitol. The confirmation process just got a bit longer. Governor Schwarzenegger says he will re-nominate Maldonado for Lieutenant Governor until a majority decision is reached in the Assembly.... more »
  • Governor renominates Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor

    February 12, 2010 6:33 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he will re-nominate his failed pick for lieutenant governor rather than face a costly legal battle against the Legislature. Schwarzenegger is asking the Legislature to vote again on the nomination of Republican state Sen. Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria. He... more »
  • Maldonado begins confirmation process

    February 9, 2010 7:46 PM

    The State Assembly Rules Committee began Senator Abel Maldonado's confirmation hearings for lieutenant governor at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. If he makes it through the hearings, the nomination will go to the Senate and Assembly for a vote. The governor nominated Republican for lieutenant governor in November 2009 after... more »
  • Live coverage: Governor to visit San Luis Obispo

    February 8, 2010 12:24 PM

    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is headed to the Central Coast to talk about jobs. The governor is expected to meet up with Santa Maria senator Abel Maldonado to tour REC Solar in San Luis Obispo Monday morning. KSBY News will bring you LIVE coverage of the governor's press conference on ... more »
  • Governor Schwarzenegger to visit SLO tomorrow

    February 7, 2010 8:36 PM

    The Office of Governor is reporting that Gov. Schwarzenegger will visit San Luis Obispo tomorrow. He will join Senator Abel Maldonado to tour REC Solar, one of the nation's largest installers of solar panels. KSBY will bring you coverage from the press conference, where the Governor is expected to hightlight... more »
  • Gubernatorial candidate, Steve Poizner, visits SLO

    February 4, 2010 2:44 AM

    The Republican candidate for Governor says he's preparing to ramp up his campaign. Steve Poizner spoke to Republicans at the San Luis Obispo Country Club Wednesday night. He made it clear that his campaign centers on tax cuts. Poizner and his opponent, Meg Whitman, have been at the... more »
  • State Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner visits San Luis Obispo

    February 3, 2010 5:55 PM

    One of the Republican candidates for governor campaigns on the Central Coast tonight. State Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner is expected to speak to the Republican party of San Luis Obispo tonight. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. at the San Luis Obispo Country Club. Poizner is up against... more »
  • Meg Whitman greets supporters in SLO

    November 18, 2009 7:14 PM

    Meg Whitman will be making a stop on the Central Coast on Wednesday. The Republican candidate for governor is in town as part of the 2010 Gubernatorial Candidate Series. She will be speaking to the Lincoln Club of San Luis Obispo at the Tolosa Winery and Vineyard. Tax... more »
  • Virginia governor clears the way for execution of sniper

    November 10, 2009 12:07 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine has cleared the way for the execution of sniper John Allen Muhammad. Kaine denied Muhammad's clemency request Tuesday. Muhammad is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday night at a Virginia prison for killing Dean Harold Meyers at a gas station... more »

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