Gov. Jerry Brown, center, with Miriam Pawel and George Skelton at the Sacramento Press Club, Dec. 18, 2018

In summary

Gov. Jerry Brown meets the press, government wildfire policies worsen the problem, the backstory on emissions and what won’t happen on death sentences.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.