A new audit says county jails increased the number of inmates they released by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons.
A proposal to hike the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15.25 per hour by 2019 would have more benefits than drawbacks, according to UC Berkeley report.
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.
Students at UCLA joined in protests at other university campuses Monday statewide following the announcement by UC officials of potentially hefty tuition increases.
Rates to drive on Orange County’s four toll roads will increase Tuesday.
Natural gas prices and a new rate design structure were among the factors cited to explain why SoCal Edison is raising electricity rates.
In-N-Out is the latest fast food chain to raise its prices due to the soaring costs of core ingredients like dairy and beef.
A Southland coalition of multi-ethnic religious leaders Monday called on city officials to reject proposed fare increases over claims the move would harm the region’s poorest residents.
Disneyland has raised its single day ticket price by $4 to $96 for those 10 years old and up for both California Adventure and Disneyland park.
Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday signed a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016.
Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday said he supports a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage.
California now has the highest gas tax in the nation at 39.5 cents.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is accusing Anthem Blue Cross of placing an “unreasonable” rate increase on small businesses.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot.
The Cal State Board of Trustees on Tuesday postponed a scheduled vote on undergraduate tuition increases.