Lawmakers in Sacramento were scrambling on Wednesday to patch together a state budget proposal ahead of a deadline for the legislature to pass a new fiscal plan.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday commuted the sentence of a 52-year-old woman convicted of shaking her baby grandson to death, saying significant doubts surround her conviction.
A team from Granada Hills Charter High School has won the state’s academic decathlon for the second consecutive year.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday declined to back any of the three income tax initiatives competing for space on the November ballot.
California Governor Jerry Brown says flags are flying at half-staff to honor the Marines killed in this week’s helicopter collision.
State Senator Ted Lieu of Torrance has introduced a bill in Sacramento aimed at regulating the so-called Buy Here Pay Here auto dealerships.
A Republican lawmaker in California who previously sought the right to carry a loaded weapon inside the state Capitol has been cited for trying to bring a loaded handgun onto a Sacramento-bound flight.
A Southwest plane heading to Ontario from Sacramento was forced to make an emergency landing after it was struck by birds Wednesday morning.
A Southland lawmaker on Friday claimed a major win for taxpayers across California after a judge’s ruling that calls for more tranparency in Sacramento.
A bill making it a misdemeanor to smuggle cellphones to California inmates is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown.
A Northern California man was behind bars on Friday for allegedly taking a bite out of a large python.
The California Citizens Redistricting Commission voted on final draft versions of the district maps for Congress, the state legislature and the state Board of Equalization.
State controller John Chiang will likely decide whether the legislators should get paid — a decision he says he may not even be able to enforce.
Democratic leaders are pushing for a budget plan that would mean deeper cuts for schools and higher fees and taxes for most of California.
TV host Montel Williams plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento.