A California doctor has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for bilking her patients out of more than $1 million by promising that an herbal supplement could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
Two bills are pending in the state Legislature that promote and expand the use of condoms by two very different groups of people - porn stars and prisoners - each based on programs that are already in place in Los Angeles.
The state's independent budget analyst says California will take in $3.2 billion more than Gov.
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink the food aid and alter the way people qualify for it.
28, 2012, file photo shows a customer at a 7-Eleven convenience store with a Powerball ticket in Tampa, Fla.
Millions of Californians who contact the state's new health exchange to buy insurance will be given the opportunity to register to vote, too, a move that some Republicans fear could benefit Democrats.
After scrimping, borrowing and sacrificing for years to pay for college, graduating seniors are finally preparing to celebrate.
Kristin Lynch, Pacific region director for Food and Water Watch, said the Natural Resources Committee "sided with the people of California" when it voted to advance legislation that places a moratorium on fracking.
The three-decade fight for freedom by a Montana man convicted of the 1979 slaying of a teenage classmate appeared to slam shut this week, when the Montana Supreme Court ordered him back to prison and took away his... The three-decade fight for freedom by a Montana man convicted of the 1979 slaying of a teenage classmate entered what could be its ... (more)
"We continue to pursue policies that promote coordinated care, including changes to the ways Medicare pays physicians, implementation of health insurance exchanges and other changes to the healthcare marketplace.
Gov. Jerry Brown's latest budget proposes a $17 billion infusion for California's K-12 schools over the next four years, a dramatic turn-around after years of teacher layoffs and program cuts that were common during the recession.
Playing through May 26 at Arena Stage, Baitz's 'Other Desert Cities' is a production for those who enjoy wit and political maneuvering, and for those who understand just how critical political identity is.
The United Fresh Produce Association's campaign to put 350 salad bars in California schools has gone well over the mark, reaching 436 by the start of the United Fresh trade show.
A House committee rebuffed Democratic efforts Wednesday to keep the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program whole, as debate on the farm bill turned into a theological discourse on helping the poor.
Two hikers lost for days in the Southern California wilderness won't be charged the $160,000 it took to find them.
No one ticket matched all six numbers on Friday night, so Tuesday's MEGA Millions jackpot has rolled to an incredible $170 million! The estimated cash option for Tuesday's draw is $126.7 million.