oil scandal

Jerry Brown Says Wanted Oil Info for ‘Glass Case’

Governor Jerry Brown insists that his request for the Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to ascertain whether his 2,700-acre ranch lay atop an oil pool was motivated by a desire to obtain information about his ranch that he could store in a “glass case.”

Jerry Brown at museum (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Official in Jerry Brown Oil Scandal Resigns

As California Gov. Jerry Brown participates in the Paris climate change conference, the state official who played a key role in the ongoing oil scandal surrounding Brown’s office has resigned, the Sacramento Bee reported Monday.

Steve Bohlen (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Claims No Special Treatment by State

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s office responded Thursday to allegations by the Associated Press that he had used state experts to explore the oil potential of his family’s private land by insisting he had done nothing illegal.

The Associated Press