McDonald's Investing $390M In California RestaurantsMcDonald's is making a super-sized commitment to California. The fast-food chain announced on Monday a $390 million investment through 2019 to modernize more than 550 restaurants across the Golden State.
Federal Land In California Could Be Opened Up To More FrackingThe Bureau of Land Management is considering leases that could allow fracking on nearly 2 million acres of California land, including federal mineral estates in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Ventura counties.
DMV Director Asks For More Money To Cut Wait Times, But Resists AuditDMV Director Jean Shiomoto was grilled by lawmakers on wait times that spiked several months ago as Californians update their licenses to meet new federal security standards known as Real ID.
Democrat Leads In Race To Replace State Senator Tony MendozaVoters went to the polls in parts of Los Angeles and Orange counties in a special election to determine who will serve out the remaining months of former Sen. Tony Mendoza's term. He resigned in February.
California Gas Tax Repeal Effort Could Help GOP CandidatesTop national Republicans and grassroots donors alike have poured money into the campaign to repeal a recent gas tax increase in California with the hopes it will drive turnout in November and help the GOP hold onto U.S. House seats in the heavily Democratic state. But they face an uphill battle against opponents with far more cash, who say the increase is needed to repair the state's crumbling roads.
Homeless Man Hands Out Resumes, Gets Hundreds Of Job OffersA homeless and unemployed web developer in California has been overwhelmed with job offers after a picture of him handing out resumes went viral on social media.
Police: Teen Breaks Into Home, Asks Couple For WiFi PasswordA teenager in California is in serious trouble after going on a crime spree when his phone reportedly ran out of data.
Kamala Harris Signs Book Deal -- And You Know What That MeansPublishing books is a rite of passage for presidential prospects.
Hero Pit Bull Warns Family Of House Fire, Drags Baby To SafetyA heroic pit bull in California is being credited with saving a woman and her baby after a fire broke out at their apartment.
GOP's Cox Faces Tough Slog In Race For California GovernorRepublican John Cox thinks high taxes, a high cost of living and a growing housing crisis give him an opening to take on Democrat Gavin Newsom in the fight to be California's next governor. But he faces a tough slog convincing voters that they should cast their lot with a Republican in a state where the party's support has eroded and Democrats routinely win every statewide election.
Californians Approve Most Propositions, Reject Limit On Cap-And-Trade RevenueProposition 68 — one of five statewide measures on the ballot — passed Tuesday with 56 percent of the vote.
California's 'Jungle Primary' Could Signal Success Of Potential Blue WaveThe polls opened at 7 a.m. and voters should be ready to pore through a long list of candidates in the races for governor and senator.
Independent Voters In California Now Outnumber RepublicansMore than 19 million Californians are registered to vote ahead of the state's Tuesday primary. That's more than three-quarters of the eligible voter population.
California Bans State-Funded Travel To Oklahoma Over Anti-LGBT PoliciesAttorney General Xavier Becerra announced the ban Friday.
Why Democrats Are Worried About Tuesday's California PrimariesDemocrats are fielding so many candidates that it could actually lose them winnable House seats. This is a big problem because for Democrats to win back the House in November, they probably need to grab a number of seats in the Golden State, which is home to a number of vulnerable or retiring Republican members of Congress.