California cities have broad authority to require builders to include a percentage of affordable housing in new projects, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.
The Legislature scheduled a budget vote Monday. However, negotiations will continue because Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t signed off on that plan.
Despite California’s drought, Richard and Danna Jones’ cattle grazing pasture has stayed green thanks to water flowing free from a gulch claimed by his grandfather in 1911.
A consumer advocacy group says oil companies exported “unprecedented” amounts of gasoline from the West Coast to foreign nations just prior to a huge spike in the price of gasoline in California,
Family members of two farm workers who died from suspected heat-related illnesses and a labor union have settled their lawsuits against California on the condition that the state do more to ensure laborers are safe when temperatures rise.
An Orange County lawyer has been indicted after authorities say he tried to help a Chinese witness in a birth tourism probe flee the United States.
The board unanimously approved the seven-year deal with the New York-based company on Tuesday at its meeting in Los Angeles.
The city of Riverside has sued a state agency over water restrictions intended to combat the drought, claiming the rules are unfair because the city has ample groundwater supplies.
Scientists say a ripple effect is making California’s drought even worse, as the state’s annual “June Gloom” cloud cover has been disappearing over recent years.
The governing body for California’s court system Monday banned county courts from requiring people to pay traffic fines before they can contest their tickets.
The 44 percent includes mostly sandy beaches, which only have trace amounts, or less than 1 percent of oil, said California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Alexia Retallack. She said tar and oil is naturally found through seeps at Southern California beaches and should be avoided.
Robots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.
The California Senate approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.
California would recognize competitive cheerleading as a high school sport under pending legislation.
California may become the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between stalled cars in traffic.