State Senate Changes Handling Of Sex Assault Allegations As Mendoza Faces New Claims Of MisconductThe Senate Rules Committee late Sunday said when it comes to sexual harassment and misconduct, it will no longer police itself.
Cal State Faculty Union Authorizes Strike Pending Outcome Of Contract TalksFaculty with the 23-campus California State University system announced Wednesday that they have authorized union leaders to call a strike, depending on the status of contract negotiations.
Only On 2: Head Of Agency Charged With Cleaning Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant TalksAnthony Guiterrez, who grew up just a few blocks from Exide, said he was suffering from brain cancer.
Officials Reopen El Capitan State Beach Closed In Refugio Oil SpillEl Capitan State Beach in Goleta has been cleared by the California Department of Parks and Recreation to re-open for camping and day use.
Calif. AG Harris Tours Cleanup Efforts At Refugio State BeachCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris was in Santa Barbara Thursday to tour cleanup efforts at the Refugio State Beach and the surrounding area affected by last month's oil spill.
Officials OK New Water Conservation MeasuresState water officials Tuesday voted in favor of new changes for water usage as California heads into a fourth drought year.
California Pledges Changes In Protecting Underground WaterState oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.
State Fails To Track Billions In Mental Health FundsThe Little Hoover Commission report is the latest review to find that the state has little evidence to show that $13 billion in Proposition 63 funds have been effectively spent.
Federal Ruling A Win For California's Bullet TrainA federal agency that has jurisdiction over California's bullet train says it has the authority to pre-empt state environmental law, creating uncertainty for numerous lawsuits fighting the project.
California Assemblyman Favored To Replace Disgraced SenatorA termed-out state assemblyman was favored Tuesday to succeed state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September after being sentenced for lying about where he lived when he ran for office.
First Latino Calif. Senate Leader In Over A Century Defends Pricey Inauguration Bash An unusual and elaborate swearing-in ceremony for the incoming leader of the state Senate is tonight at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
Calif. State Parks Hope To Lure Hikers With Google Trail Mapping EffortHikers on some of Southern California's most popular trails could soon see those ubiquitous Google Street View cameras.
State Sen. Wright Resigns After Voter Fraud Case Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright's one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept. 22. Jennifer Hanson, a spokeswoman for Wright, confirmed the senator submitted his resignation letter.
Inglewood Lawmaker Gets 90 Days In Jail For Lying About Legal Residence State Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Fiday to 90 days in jail for lying about his legal residence.
Oxnard Campgrounds Shut Down Due To Flooding A popular campground in Oxnard has been shut down due to flooding, according to officials.