California Governor-elect Jerry Brown recently announced he will convene a series of budget forums throughout the state as the new administration prepares to address another budget deficit. The first, scheduled for Wednesday, December 8th, 2010, will begin at 10 am at Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento. The invitation-only event will include legislators, local officials, as well as other state officials. You can read more about the forum here.
It was also announced that the Governor-elect will hold a budget forum focusing on health and human services in the Bay Area sometime in the weeks ahead. However, details on this forum have yet to emerge.