Bruce Davis, 79, was previously recommended for parole seven times, but those findings were rejected by three consecutive governors.
"We have to hold our elected officials accountable," Kate Brown said.
The lawsuit challenges a ban on firearms sales to individuals under the age of 21.
Van Houten, the youngest member of Charles Manson’s murderous cult, had been previously denied her release twice by former Gov. Jerry Brown.
As Democrats eye their 2020 White House candidates, it's best to recall that the "electability" path is littered with the bodies of losers.
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.