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Klamath Dam (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)

Klamath River Floods as Jerry Brown Set to Tear down Dams

While America was distracted as 500,000 cubic feet per second of water flooded over the Oroville Dam, the Klamath River flooded in what could have been a catastrophe if Gov. Jerry Brown had already completed his funded plan to tear down four of its dams.

Kamala Harris Loretta Sanchez Debate (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez Bore in All-Democrat Senate Debate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) squared off Wednesday evening at the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles in their only debate of the U.S. Senate race in California.

Pat Brown and Jerry Brown (Associated Press)

Man-Made: NYT Blames Jerry Brown’s Dad for CA Drought

CORONADO — When Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina called California’s drought “man-made” earlier this year, blaming mismanagement by the state’s liberal politicians, Democrats mocked her. The Washington Post’s fact-checker even gave her two “Pinocchios” for the claim. However, on Sunday the New York Times appeared to agree that the drought is man-made, at least in its impacts–and blamed former Gov. Pat Brown, father of current Gov. Jerry Brown.

Jerry Brown (Rich Pedroncelli : Associated Press)

Kotkin: Jerry Brown is a Disaster–and California Business Elite Won’t Stop Him

Joel Kotkin, the noted liberal critic of California’s far-left government, says that Gov. Jerry Brown is leading California to ruin–and that the state’s business leaders share the blame by failing to speak out. In a new essay at the Daily Beast that summarizes much of his recent criticism, Kotkin says that while Brown’s father Pat brought the state progress and prosperity as governor (1959-1967), Jerry Brown “has waged a kind of Oedipal struggle against his father’s legacy.”