Democrats across the nation are eager to make increasing the minimum wage a defining campaign issue in 2014, but in California a proposal to boost the pay rate to $12 an hour is coming from a different point on the political compass.
Hundreds of Walmart workers and community supporters Thursday are expected to take part in a nationwide protest calling for improved jobs and better wages.
Graduates struggling to repay private student loans could get a reprieve under legislation that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.
Mayoral contenders and bloggers alike are blasting City Hall for a recent wave of cost-cutting measures that they say could eventually backfire.
Picketers are outside three Ralphs supermarkets Wednesday, in what could be a preview of another grocery workers strike.
With the State of California teetering on the brink of insolvency all salaries are being scrutinized. Political Reporter Dave Bryan has the story of an East L.A. health care pioneer who heads a non-profit, while receiving a large salary.
Newly released figures show that the personal income of California residents declined last year for the first time since World War II.