Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner wants to capitalize on what she calls “very high” levels of support for targeting the highest tax brackets in the state.
Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is cutting its budget more than $400 million by imposing a hiring freeze, reducing nonessential training and eliminating take-home vehicles for executives.
Taxi drivers at Los Angeles International Aiport are warning their tips could take a hit from a new deal
American Airlines is giving up on its move to boost prices $10 on round-trips within the U.S. after other airlines declined to match the increase.
In a show of solidarity, Republican lawmakers have formed a new caucus to oppose any deal to close California’s $26.6 billion budget deficit that involves tax increases.
Jerry Brown promised Californians plenty of pain in his budget plan for the coming year, and he was right.
Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a budget Monday that would slash funding to most areas of state government and maintain a series of tax increases for five years to close California’s huge budget deficit.
University of California officials are voting on a tuition hike that has fueled violent protests, leaving four police officers injured and more than a dozen protesters arrested.
University of California students clashed with police outside a meeting of the UC Board of Regents, which is scheduled to vote on another tuition increase.
The University of California is considering proposals to raise student tuition by 8 percent, expand financial aid and reduce pension benefits for future employees.
An autopsy is planned Wednesday for a longtime Quentin Tarantino film editor who died while hiking in the Hollywood Hills during a record hot spell, a coroner’s official said.