California Lawmakers Pass Budget Expanding Help For PoorState lawmakers approved a $139 billion budget Thursday that uses California's massive surplus to boost funding for homeless programs, welfare, child care and universities while also socking some money into savings.
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.
Hotly Contested Races In Southern California Could Decide Who Controls CongressThe country is looking at California to see what happens with several congressional races.
California, Long A Blue State, Could Get Bluer In PrimaryTuesday's primary election will set the stage for November races for governor, Congress and the Legislature, but it will also test whether California's vanishing Republicans have enough remaining influence to avoid another shutout at the statewide polls.
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.
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.
Opposition To Immigrant Sanctuary Spreading In CaliforniaMore local governments in California are resisting the state's efforts to resist the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, and political experts see politics at play as Republicans try to fire up voters in a state where the GOP has grown weak.
Trump Campaign Releases 'Complicit' Ad Tying Democrats To Murders By Undocumented ImmigrantsPresident Donald Trump's reelection campaign released a hard-right ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit in all murders" committed by undocumented immigrants.
California Assembly Proposes $4.3 Billion In New SpendingCalifornia Assembly Democrats say they want to use the windfall from a growing economy to expand a tax credit for the working poor and extend health coverage to immigrants living in the country illegally.
Report: Brazile Mulled Trying To Replace Clinton With Biden As NomineeDonna Brazile, the former interim Democratic National Committee chair, wrote in her new memoir that she considered pushing for the removal of Hillary Clinton from the 2016 ticket and replacing her with then-Vice President Joe Biden, according to a report published Saturday.
Mayor Garcetti Taking His Los Angeles Gig NationalAfter winning an easy second term this year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is an increasingly visible figure nationally, traveling to raise money and campaign for other Democrats.
President’s Weekly Address And Democratic Weekly Address – 10/13/17Each week, CBS Los Angeles will post the President's weekly address as well as the Democratic weekly address.