Californians are losing ground on compliance with a state goal to cut water use by 20 percent during the drought, according to statewide water-use figures released Tuesday.
State water officials say they’re entering California’s wet season with a glimmer of optimism, following three drought years.
Attorney General Kamala Harris on Monday urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a lower court decision invalidating the state’s death penalty.
A 2011 California law that sends lower-level felons to county lock-ups to serve their time instead of state prison has caused a spike in narcotics smuggling in county jails, sheriff’s officials say.
Drought-stricken Los Angeles averages three water main breaks a day, which some say amounts to the loss of enough water to supply thousands of families a year.
State officials are warning residents to beware of scammers targeting illegal immigrants who want to take advantage of President Barack Obama’s newly announced executive order on immigration.
The market for house flipping – where a home is purchased and subsequently sold again within 12 months — could be cooling in Southern California, according to data released Thursday.
The three-judge panel on Friday gave the state a Jan. 1 deadline to start considering parole for nonviolent second-strike inmates.
A bus tour through the Southland Friday signaled the start of open enrollment for Covered California.
It looks like a record-breaking drought across the Southland and the rest of California won’t be getting any relief from the weather phenomenon known as “El Niño”.
Thousands of registered nurses in California and over a dozen other U.S. states Tuesday kicked off a two-day strike to demand better equipment for handling Ebola patients.
Voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., approved the legalization of marijuana at the polls Tuesday and now supporters say California could be next.
Brown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.
Angelenos have made some cutbacks to water use during the statewide drought, but California officials say the Southland can do even more to conserve.
One of California’s most powerful lawmakers is demanding action after documents were uncovered detailing trucks leaving toxic waste on Southern California freeways.