Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to bribery and gun charges two weeks after he was arrested as part of an FBI sting targeting political corruption.
In a city where potholes are plentiful and walking earthquake-marred sidewalks can be an adventure, lawmakers are backing a proposed ballot measure that would generate billions of dollars for street repair by raising the sales tax.
Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.
In a filing Monday, the administration asks the state appellate court to overturn a Sacramento County Superior Court judge’s rulings in a lawsuit filed by Kings County farmers and landowners.
The governor revealed Wednesday he’s prepared to move water from Southern California to drier areas of the state as conditions worsen.
Boehner visited a dusty field just outside of Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday with three Central Valley Republican colleagues to announce the bill will be introduced in the next couple of weeks.
As California’s economy recovers, the Democrats who control the state Legislature put a priority on assisting more vulnerable workers with some of the laws taking effect in the new year.
A Democrat has won a special election for a vacant L.A.-area legislative seat, bolstering the party’s supermajority in the state Assembly.
For a number of areas around the country, including some local Southern California cities, Tuesday marked an election night.
A Southland lawmaker sought feedback from constituents Tuesday on proposed U.S. military intervention in the crisis in Syria.
Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Tuesday to work closely with the City Council to tackle some of the city’s biggest issues.
The state Legislature on Saturday passed a major piece of the federal Affordable Care Act, opting to expand Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income Californians even as Republican lawmakers raised concerns about the program’s future costs.
Republican attorney and former mayoral candidate Kevin James announced Tuesday that he has decided to back Councilman Eric Garcetti’s campaign for mayor.
In a mayoral race with plenty of political heavyweights, one candidate has embraced his role as underdog and hopes that image will attract voters in Los Angeles.
Republican and Democratic community activists were getting out the vote Monday to make sure every last person turns out to the polls on Election Day.