As California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.
A bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday after similar efforts to limit exemptions in Washington and Oregon failed to advance.
A 119-year-old diploma that was found in the basement of a Chino home was reunited Thursday with relatives of the deceased recipient.
The mother and husband of Brittany Maynard appeared Wednesday in the state capitol to support a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives in California.
If the referendum qualifies, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.
The settlement was filed Friday in federal court, where judges would need to approve it before any changes take effect.
John Ryan scored 14 points and Alex Young added 13 to lead UC Irvine to a 74-62 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
A man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.
The plight of an Afghanistan war veteran jailed south of the border may or may not come up Tuesday during a high-level meeting in Sacramento.
A bipartisan effort by lawmakers in Sacramento to delay an upcoming increase in gas prices appears to have stalled Monday.
Mayor Eric Garcetti will be in Sacramento Wednesday ahead of vote by state lawmakers to overhaul an $11 billion water bond.
Clippers player Matt Barnes is pleading for the public’s help to apprehend the man who killed his aunt.
“Hin Carla,” said the caller. “I want to report a house that is trying to drain the rest of the American River.”
A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and prostitution charges involving 16- and 17-year-old girls.
The U.S. Department of Transportation gave its approval Friday for work to begin on the second leg of California’s proposed $68 billion high-speed rail line, endorsing the state’s environmental review for the section running between Fresno and Bakersfield.