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  Jerry Brown - California Dept. of Justice - Office of the Attorney General
Brown was elected Governor in 1974 and reelected in 1978, by over one million votes.
Brown was re-elected in 2002 with 64% of the vote.
Brown has fought for tougher laws to keep criminals off the streets by imposing a strict curfew for those who have committed serious crimes at night and was a leader in the campaign to defeat Proposition 66 - an attempt to dismantle California's three strikes law.
ag.ca.gov /ag/brown.php   (855 words)

  
 Ivan Illich with Jerry Brown
Brown: So you get a precise definition of where you are in the social hierarchy by how much schooling your had or how much schooling you don't have, so you didn't know you needed fourteen years and a postgraduate degree or to get out of high school depending upon where you lived.
Brown: So basically what you have is we're getting a world that more and more makes people dependent and the dependency isn't on nature or on their friends but on those who run the institution, whether it's a school or a...
Brown: So now in your earlier period you were more engaged in thinking about and writing about things like medicine or the medical world or the schools or tools or energy or transportation and now what you're just saying that you really have to focus on friendship, on people, around a table.
www.wtp.org /archive/transcripts/ivan_illich_jerry.html   (4825 words)

  
 Jerry Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brown was born in San Francisco, California, the only son of former Democratic governor Pat Brown, on April 7, 1938.
Brown returned to California, and after initially failing the bar exam, was admitted to the bar.
Brown's 1980 Presidential campaign is the subject of the song "California Über Alles" by the Dead Kennedys.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jerry_Brown   (3311 words)

  
 mayor's bio   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Edmund G. Brown Jr., known as Jerry, was born in San Francisco on April 7, 1938.
Brown defeated Bill Clinton in Maine, Colorado, Vermont, Connecticut, Utah and Nevada during the 1992 Presidential primaries and was the only candidate other than Clinton to receive enough voter support to continue until the Democratic National Convention.
Brown was elected Mayor of Oakland, California in June, 1998, gaining 59 percent of the vote.
www.oaklandnet.com /government/mayor/biography.html   (372 words)

  
 Player Bio: Jerry Brown :: Football
Jerry Brown, the dean of the Wildcat coaching staff, is in his 16th season with Northwestern.
In 1995, Brown's secondary was one of the main reasons that NU led the country in scoring defense (12.7) and was third in turnover margin (+1.82).
Brown was selected in the ninth round of the 1972 NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers.
nusports.cstv.com /sports/m-footbl/mtt/brown_jerry00.html   (432 words)

  
 Jerry Brown - dKosopedia
Brown was elected mayor of Oakland in 1998.
Brown was recently re-elected to serve a second term as Oakland's Mayor, a term which began in January 2003.
Governor Brown once described himself as both to the right and to the left of Jimmy Carter, whom he fought for the 1976 and 1980 Presidential nominations.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Jerry_Brown   (479 words)

  
 Best of Terrain.org - How Green is Jerry Brown? by Ernest J. Yanarella
Brown had apparently tapped a strong current among voters for a departure from traditional politicians who had governed Oakland in the recent past, and as well had convinced them that fortifying the mayor's office was a necessary step in getting Oakland moving again.
Brown's impatience to get into the campaign fray in Oakland and to demonstrate that he had a green plan for the community were key factors influencing the early unveiling of Oakland Ecopolis and its becoming something akin to a skeet shooting contest, with the document serving as the clay pigeon.
Jerry Brown stands on the precipice of that deep crater, now shouting into the chasm and hearing his echo, then raising his voice and pointing his antennae to those nonmainstream cultural and political elements huddled around him.
www.terrain.org /essays/11/yanarella.htm   (4733 words)

  
 Jerry Brown
Jerry L. Brown, PMP, is principal of Project Methods, Inc. He provides project management consulting in the areas of financial management, risk management, project selection, scheduling, and certification preparation.
Brown served as chief financial officer and vice president for Project Mentors, where he established a corporate infrastructure for growth including systems and processes for accounting, taxation, marketing projections, compensation, and operations.
Brown was the founder and president of his own wholesale supply company for industrial, commercial, and construction needs.
www.irc.caltech.edu /Leaders/brown.htm   (148 words)

  
 MetroActive News & Issues | Jerry Brown
Brown motions around the room, set off in a corner of his year-old home and headquarters for We the People, the political reform organization he founded from the remnants of his presidential campaign.
BROWN DESCRIBES his current ties to the party for which he thrice sought the presidential nomination--in 1976, 1980, and 1992--as "just the ties of who I am, what I've done, and what I might do in the future," and leaves open the perennial possibility of joining third-party politics.
Brown pauses a moment, maybe considering the fate of another slightly aloof intellectual/political leader who led his homeland through hardships, only to be muscled aside by a puffy-faced, more cutthroat rival, then to eventually find redemption and renewed purpose in the activist arena.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/10.17.96/jerry-brown-9642.html   (2593 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > State -- Brown touts his toughness
Brown lives with his girlfriend in one of the condos, down the street from a porn shop and a wig emporium.
Brown and his longtime girlfriend, Gap executive Anne Gust, live on the same street, on the upper floor of a building that used to house a Sears.
Brown was governor from 1975 to 1983, in the wake of the Vietnam War and Watergate.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/state/20050307-9999-1n7brown.html   (1683 words)

  
 This Time, Jerry Brown Wants to Be a Lawman - New York Times
Brown — faced with a mayoral term-limit — is running for attorney general of California, the nation's most populous state and one where hot-button wedge issues like immigration, medical marijuana and same-sex marriage are constantly simmering for law enforcement officials and politicians alike.
Brown, 68, is running to fill a law-and-order post that is beholden to the demands of other state officials — not to mention Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican — might surprise those who remember his maverick, on-my-own 1992 presidential bid.
Brown admits that his personal exploits may have sometimes overshadowed his accomplishments, he takes exception to the widespread idea that he is anything like the oddball politician the columnist Mike Royko dubbed "Governor Moonbeam" in the late 1970's after Mr.
www.nytimes.com /2006/06/05/us/05brown.html?ex=1307160000&en=6a56bc95d769ab11&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (1193 words)

  
 Jerry Brown Gets Real
Brown believes the downtown can be reanimated by attracting 10,000 new residents to the central city, and city planners have been working long hours mapping out the parcels where new market-rate apartment complexes could be built.
Brown sees the future influx of these middle- to upper-income residents as a way of returning wealth to the urban core--"a repatriation of dollars," as one of his supporters in the business community puts it.
Brown is the city's first white mayor in two decades, and as a relatively recent emigrant to Oakland from San Francisco, he has become a potent symbol of demographic change.
www.motherjones.com /news/feature/1999/07/brown.html   (2647 words)

  
 Jerry Brown’s No-Nonsense New Age for Oakland by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal Autumn 1999
Brown, who won the mayoralty in a landslide in June 1998, carrying every district but two Hispanic ones, is on a fervent crusade to resuscitate this still-lovely city, long associated with urban failure.
Brown is also urging parents to form charter schools as part of his blueprint for Oakland; when the teachers' unions got a bill through the state assembly requiring such schools to unionize, the mayor used his hefty political clout to kill it.
Brown endorses the Romantic critique of traditional schooling as an assault on children's natural wisdom and creativity, which makes him unlikely to oppose the radical teaching theories that, no less than the stifling bureaucracy, are holding today's students back.
www.city-journal.org /html/9_4_a2.html   (5032 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Veteran Calif. politician eyes 'top cop' post   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brown is running for California attorney general, and a poll shows him comfortably leading his Republican opponent, state Sen. Chuck Poochigian of Fresno.
Brown says the average annual murder count since he took office in 1999 is down 30% from the eight years of his predecessor, Elihu Harris, the most violent period in the city's history.
Brown has experimented with strategies to stem violence, and he says that's necessary to solve a complex social problem.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2006-09-11-jerry-brown_x.htm?csp=34   (752 words)

  
 Governor Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown of California   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The son of former Governor Pat Brown, Jerry Brown was born in San Francisco in 1938.
Brown's education included studies at the Jesuit Seminary, a law degree from Yale, and degrees in Latin and Greek from U.C. Berkeley.
Brown was a leader in energy efficiency, sponsored and signed the first labor laws in the U.S. to protect farmworkers, and began the California Conservation Corps.
www.governor.ca.gov /govsite/govsgallery/h/biography/governor_34.html   (186 words)

  
 [12-09-97] Joan Walsh, Meet Jerry Brown-- Leading Black Candidate for Oakland Mayor
Despite a field of at least three African Americans, former California governor Jerry Brown is generating the strongest buzz among fl voters in the race for mayor of Oakland.
Soon the praying stops and Brown takes the pulpit, and tells the fl congregants why a man who served as governor of the state and three times ran for president now wants to be Oakland's next mayor.
In a field of three African Americans, Jerry Brown is generating the strongest buzz among fl voters.
www.pacificnews.org /jinn/stories/3.25/971209-brown.html   (1021 words)

  
 Jerry Brown
When Brown told Evans and Novak that welfare mothers were going to have "to tighten their belts," he dismissed it as just "sounding off." The welfare moms remark reminded Lorenz of a moment in the campaign when Jerry enthused about his great new law and order TV ad.
Brown hindered Lorenz' attempt to hire a fl assistant, apparently because, as Jerry said, "fls [were] the wrong symbol in the 1970s." Chicanos were OK - in late 1974, Jerry told Lorenz that he planned "to tilt towards the Mexican-Americans" - but fls were bad, imagewise.
Jerry's administration also issued a couple of regulations that had the effect of assuring that Indonesian oil continue to be burned in California power plants.
www.leftbusinessobserver.com /Jerry-Brown.html   (4041 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > State -- Jerry Brown sets his sights on Attorney General's office
But Brown also appointed scores of women and minorities to judgeships and other government posts and his ideas on things like small government are now mainstream.
Brown has not yet formally launched his campaign to run for AG in 2006.
Brown says his motivation for running is "to bring accountability to government and common sense to the administration of law."
www.signonsandiego.com /news/state/20040828-1123-ca-jerrybrown.html   (1150 words)

  
 Jerry Brown relationships
Jerry Brown responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods.
Jerry Brown tends to surround himself with people who are gentle, sensitive, peace loving, and artistically or spiritually inclined, and there is a strong element of mutual compassion and sympathy in his personal relationships.
Jerry Brown responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
famous-relationships.topsynergy.com /Jerry_Brown   (1331 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Brown, Jerry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brown, Jerry BROWN, JERRY [Brown, Jerry] (Edmund Gerald Brown, Jr 1938-, American political leader, b.
The son of Edmund Gerald (Pat) Brown (1905-96), governor of California (1959-67), Brown abandoned early ideas of entering the priesthood and obtained a law degree (Yale, 1964).
The new Oakland raider: ex-gov. Jerry Brown expects to become the most radical mayor in America.(former governor and presidential candidate Jerry Brown; Oakland, California)
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/01915.html   (448 words)

  
 Attorney General Moonbeam? , Weekly Standard: Jerry Brown Keeps On Running - CBS News
It's a race with dynastic overtones: Jerry Brown's father, Pat, served two terms as California's attorney general and two terms as governor during the '50s and '60s; his sister Kathleen served one term as state treasurer before getting trounced in the 1994 governor's race.
Brown has attempted to portray his mayoral record as that of a Giuliani-type city boss who's tough on crime.
Brown has responded that the pardoned murderers were elderly, and that as attorney general, he would carry out laws allowing executions.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/10/17/opinion/main2099143.shtml   (674 words)

  
 EDMUND G. "JERRY" BROWN JR.
Jerry Brown was born on April 7,1938 in San Francisco, California.
Brown began broadcast of the radio program, '"We the People" with Jerry Brown' on January 31, 1994 and continued until the start of his campaign for the office of Mayor of Oakland, California.
Jerry Brown was elected mayor of Oakland in 1998.
www.heartbone.com /supcourt/jerry.htm   (515 words)

  
 The reincarnation of Jerry Brown / State's former governor just keeps on evolving
Brown seems to know this, arguing that Bird was no greater a death penalty opponent than Donald Wright, whom Reagan appointed to the state high court.
Under Brown, Oakland instituted a parolee re-entry program that gives job help, substance-abuse counseling and other assistance to newly released convicts, based on evidence that showed parolees were prone to commit crimes on their release.
It seemed odd that the liberal Brown would spearhead a school that requires students to wear military-style uniforms and keep their hair under wraps, but the school shows that Brown is willing to consider ideas that, in theory, are out of his philosophical orbit.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/07/04/INGKA7BHJ9116.DTL   (2272 words)

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