Feinstein Re-Elected To US Senate, Winning Fifth TermVoters had the choice between Feinstein and challenger Kevin de Leon.
Feinstein Takes Heat Over Trump, Immigration In Only DebateIt was Feinstein's first appearance with an election opponent since 2000 and a chance for de Leon to directly attack her as he searches for a badly-needed boost. Feinstein leads in public opinion polling and has about $4 million left to spend compared to de Leon's less than half a million dollars.
Feinstein To Face Off With Opponent For 1st Time Since 2000U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California will appear onstage with a challenger for the first time since 2000 when she squares off against state Sen. Kevin de Leon next week.
Feinstein Remains Favorite In California Race Despite SnubThe embarrassing snub to Feinstein was a testament to the leftward shift of California Democratic activists in the age of President Donald Trump, highlighting a long-running split between the party establishment and its restive liberal wing.
California Democratic Party Snubs Feinstein, Endorses RivalThe California Democratic Party has snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein by giving its endorsement to her rival, state Sen. Kevin de Leon.
California To Get First Female And First LGBT Senate LeaderSan Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate's top job.
Senate Leader: 'Half Of My Family' Eligible For Deportation Under Trump OrderA Los Angeles lawmaker leading the fight to make California a so-called "sanctuary state" has suggested "half" of his family would be deported for using falsified Social Security cards and other fake identification.
State Senate Employees Get Raise Year After LayoffsThe California state Senate is giving all its employees pay raises just one year after laying off several dozen employees due to financial problems, according to a memo obtained by The Associated Press.
California Grooms Utility Giants To Compete Against Big OilCalifornia wants more drivers to dump the pump and plug in.
California Democrats Drop Oil Mandate In Climate ProposalCalifornia will continue to lead the fight in curbing greenhouse gas emissions for the sake of future generations, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats said as they scaled back a climate change proposal amid opposition from oil interests.
Where Will State Get The More Than $390M Required To Clean Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery PlantThe state says they've come up with about $7 million of the money needed.
Debate Heats Up Over Bill That Would Cut State Gas Use In HalfA bill that aims to halve gasoline consumption from cars and trucks in California by 2030 has spurred a contentious debate between environmentalists and representatives of the automobile and oil industries.
Orange County Lawmaker Named To High-Speed Rail BoardA former state lawmaker from Orange County has been appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board, adding another Southern California voice on the $68 billion project.
Lawmakers Want High Schools To Teach 'Yes Means Yes' For SexSenate President Kevin de Leon and Assemblywoman Hanna-Beth Jackson announced legislation on Tuesday that would require school districts where health education is a high school graduate requirement to make sexual violence prevention a part of the curriculum.
Capitol Shoe Shine Guy Among Senate LayoffsA man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.