"We have to hold our elected officials accountable," Kate Brown said.
Van Houten, the youngest member of Charles Manson’s murderous cult, had been previously denied her release twice by former Gov. Jerry Brown.
Craig Coley was released in 2017 after DNA evidence helped prove his innocence in the slayings of his girlfriend and her young son.
If Van Houten's case withstands review, her fate will rest in the hands of California’s new Gov. Gavin Newsom.
A new law requires all pet stores to identify the public agency, shelter or rescue group that the animals came from.
A New York Times columnist says Cooper was framed. Gov. Jerry Brown's order may prove that.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is releasing Woods from San Quentin State Prison after two decades behind bars.
California Gov. Jerry Brown, however, disagrees with the interior secretary and blames higher temperatures and droughts caused by climate change.
The remains of more people were found Saturday in the decimated town of Paradise and in nearby Concow.
The solution from Finland, according to the president: "Raking and cleaning and doing things."
The interior secretary said, “There’s a lot of reasons for a fire” and “now is not the time to point fingers.”
Days earlier, the president had blamed California for the fires and threatened to cut off federal funding.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have made it the first state to stock the abortion pill on college campuses.
The proposed San Francisco facility was meant to keep people safe and alive, not cure their addictions.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will defend the federal government’s position.
"It’s high time corporate boards include the people who constitute more than half the ‘persons’ in America," the governor wrote in his signing message.
The new law is the first of its kind in the United States.