Jerry Brown

State of California

Guest

Governor of California (1975–1983; 2011–present); former Mayor of Oakland, former Governor of California  (1975-1983) and the State Attorney General (1971-1975)

Jerry Brown on KCRW

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

Nuclear war is as likely as ever, says former defense secretary William Perry

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

from To the Point

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday that commits the state to generating all its retail electricity from renewables, and becoming carbon-neutral by 2045.

Gov. Brown to his critics: 'We have the strictest rules on oil drilling anywhere in the U.S.’

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday that commits the state to generating all its retail electricity from renewables, and becoming carbon-neutral by 2045.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon.

Why Gov. Jerry Brown is taking his climate agenda to China

President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

If you’re fortunate enough to own a home in California, you may feel like your backyard is your kingdom.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Columnist Joe Mathews says two 1848 events — California’s Gold Rush and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo — re-founded the United States with different peoples, borders, and aspirations.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Will LA’s ban hold up in court? Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson says yes — for now.

from KCRW Features

Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

from KCRW Features

City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

from KCRW Features

Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

from Left, Right & Center