California Water Districts Say Drought Emergency Has EndedCalifornia water districts large and small are expected to urge regulators on Wednesday to toss out or significantly relax emergency drought orders requiring residents to take shorter showers and let their lawns turn brown.
California Unemployment Rate Decreases To 5.4 PercentCalifornia's unemployment rate dipped to 5.4 percent in March.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Expanding Paid Family LeaveCalifornia's Democratic governor is expected to increase the pay employers must give workers who take time off to care for their family.
Long List Of Candidates Vying For U.S. Senate Seat Being Vacated By BoxerThirty-four candidates want to be California's next U.S. senator.
UCLA Anderson Forecast: California Expected To Do Better Than U.S. EconomyCalifornia’s economy is projected to grow at a faster pace than the rest of the United States over the next two years, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast released Wednesday.
Governor Brown To Sign $15 Minimum Wage Bill Into Law On MondayGovernor Jerry Brown says he is ready to make history on Monday, when he plans to make California the first state in the nation to raise the minimum wage to a record-shattering $15 an hour.
Study: Parents, Latinos Would Benefit Most From $15 Minimum Wage HikeThe California Assembly has green-lighted a plan that would create the highest statewide minimum wage in the nation of $15 an hour by 2022.
Analyst: $15 Minimum Wage Hike Will Cost California Taxpayers $3.6BA legislative analysis says raising the minimum wage in California to the highest statewide level in the nation would eventually cost taxpayers an additional $3.6 billion a year in higher pay for government employees.
Deal Reached To Take California Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour; Some Restaurant Workers Fear For Their TipsCalifornia legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said, a move that would make for the largest statewide minimum in the nation by far.
Villaraigosa Appears Poised To Enter 2018 Governor's RaceThe presidential contest is dominating national headlines, but the toughest campaign in California might be two years away. The race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 is emerging as a potentially historic and crowded competition that could bring the state its first Asian governor, the first Hispanic in modern times or, maybe, the first woman to hold the job.
California's Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.5 PercentCalifornia's unemployment rate was 5.5 percent in February, continuing a slight downward trend but remaining higher than the nation's jobless rate as a whole, state figures indicated Friday.
What California Law Says Is Legal When It Comes To Defending Oneself During A BurglaryThree cases in which homeowners have shot suspected intruders in the past two days have raised the question: under California law, what rights do homeowners have when it comes to defending oneself?