Fire Crews Begin Testing Night-Flying Helitankers To Combat WildfiresSouthern California has a new aerial weapon to help fight fires at night.
California Becomes First State To Offer Benefits To Immigrants In Country IllegallyCalifornia has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally.
New Laws Affecting Medical Patients, Ammunition Kick In July 1A 6.5-cent gas tax on top of the existing taxes that accompany every gallon of gas sold in California will affect the most people and their wallets, but several other laws kick in on July 1 that will also have wide-ranging effects.
California Gas Tax Increase Taking Effect July 1 Raises Fuel Prices Over 5 Cents Per GallonPlanning a Fourth of July road trip? A new California gas tax increase is hitting gas pumps just days before the national holiday.
Gov. Newsom Issues State Proclamation 'Welcoming Women' To Get Abortions In CaliforniaGovernor Gavin Newsom issued a "Proclamation on Reproductive Freedom' Friday.
Crude Awakening: As Gas Prices Continue To Go Up, Drivers Are Anything But Down With ItIn a memo to Governor Newsom -- the California Energy Commission has concluded "market manipulation" may be one factor in why the state's gas prices are so high.
White House Hopefuls Swarm Rival's Home Turf Of CaliforniaThe Democrats who want to be president are swarming California, competing for campaign cash and media attention while courting longtime allies of home-state Sen. Kamala Harris on their rival's own turf.
California Sex Ed Overhaul Outlines Gender Identity Lessons For Students As Young As KindergartenThe roughly 700-page document doesn’t require schools to teach anything, but it is designed to expose teachers to current research and how to teach it.
California Ranks Among Worst States In US For Working MomsThe "2019's Best & Worst States for Working Moms" found California ranked dead last in median women's salary and near the bottom in daycare quality and female jobless rates.
UCLA Anderson Forecast Predicts Cooler Housing Market In CaliforniaThe anticipated increase in demand for housing in the Golden State has failed to materialize, in spite of low unemployment levels and a generally strong economy, according to UCLA Anderson Forecast director Jerry Nickelsburg.
California Receives 18 Trillion Gallons Of Rain In FebruaryAccording to the National Weather Service Bay Area, 18 trillion gallons of water has fallen on the Golden State, enough to fill 27 million Olympic-size swimming pools, or equal to 45 percent of the total volume of Lake Tahoe.
18 Million Trees Died In California Since End Of DroughtFederal and state officials say that while tree mortality in the state has actually slowed since the drought was declared over in 2017-2018, the number of trees that have died across 9.7 million acres of federal, state, local and private land since 2010 has reached 147 million.
California Bill Would Mandate Full-Day KindergartenCurrently, 25 percent of school districts are still on half-day schedules.
California Governor Newsom Vows 'Sanctuary To All Who Seek It' In Inauguration SpeechCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is passing his title to fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom, who was sworn in Monday as California's 40th governor.
New Laws Are Putting California Further At Odds With TrumpCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is leaving office Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 laws in his last year, further positioning the state as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to President Donald Trump.