SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown says California's budget deficit has grown to a projected $16 billion.
The Democratic governor on Saturday says the shortfall grew from $9.2 billion in January because the economy isn't ramping up as fast as the administration had hoped.
Brown will lay out a revised spending plan for the coming fiscal year Monday. It relies in large part on voters approving higher taxes in November.
The governor says tax increases are necessary to help pull the state out of a crippling decade shaped by the collapse of the housing market and recession. He warns public schools, colleges and public safety will suffer deeper cuts without new taxes.
The deficit has also gone up because several state cuts have been blocked by lawsuits and federal requirements.
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In San Diego, the "Great American Eclipse" will have maximum visibility at 10:23 a.m. Monday, August 21. Southern California residents will have about 60 percent darkness at that time.
With just a week to go, many people across the U.S. are buzzing about the "Great American Eclipse."
Hundreds of people rallying against illegal immigration and counter-protesters opposing their stance were squaring off today along the shore at Broadway and Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.
The San Diego LGBT Community Center and other social justice groups held a rally against hate in response to the Alt-Right rallies held across the country in recent days.
A whale watching boat spotted a whale four miles off the coast of Point Loma entangled in fishing line.
A man was seriously injured when he was struck by a hit-and-run motorist in the Mira Mesa community of San Diego, a police officer said Sunday.
Temperatures are expected to be about average over the next week throughout San Diego County with the warmest temperatures in that period expected over the weekend.
San Diego Gas & Electric officials said they expect to lose about 500 megawatts of solar energy production during tomorrow's solar eclipse, but they expect to have enough power on hand to meet demand.