The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday. They are intended to put teeth into conservation efforts that so far have produced disappointing results.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that pays down debt, builds a rainy day fund and provides additional money for schools and health care.
By voice vote, the 40-member chamber elected Sen. Kevin de Leon to succeed Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento, who will step down Oct. 15, about seven weeks after this year’s legislative session has ended.
State senators in Sacramento are receiving a refresher in ethics as part of the fallout from a series of legal cases involving two Southland lawmakers this year.
Two Southern California state lawmakers were among a trio of Democratic senators who were suspended Friday over criminal charges.
State election officials have given the green light to an initiative launched by a Silicon Valley activist to divide California into six autonomous states, according to reports.
Hollywood heavyweights and Los Angeles city officials took part Tuesday in a conference aimed at keeping film and TV production from leaving town.
State lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.
An increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers – and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.
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California lawmakers have approved billions of dollars in construction financing for the first segment of what would be the nation’s first dedicated high-speed rail line, eventually connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The city manager of Stanton says drastic reductions to public services are coming in the face of an annual deficit of over $2.8 million.
A state panel has approved a five percent pay cut for Gov. Jerry Brown, state lawmakers and other statewide elected officials.
A doctor, who works at the L.A. County Jail, was under investigation Wednesday for allegedly illegally issuing prescriptions for dangerous drugs.
A statewide ban on the executions of California inmates by lethal injection faced its strongest challenge yet on Thursday.