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Despite urgent calls for water conservation amid one of California's worst droughts, more than 255,000 homeowners and businesses across the state can still use all the water they want without paying higher bills.
California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
California Democrats on Saturday vowed to restore their two-thirds majority in the legislature and push their statewide success eastward in an effort to retake a majority in Congress.
The U.S. Department of Education is allowing California to bypass federal requirements by giving standardized tests in math and reading to millions of public school students this spring without publicly reporting results or using them to hold schools or teachers accountable.
A wave of low pressure will move across the central portion of the U.S. on Saturday, while a cold front is expected to approach the Pacific Northwest.
Together with Missouri, these states produce more than 20 billion eggs per year, 10% of which are sold to California consumers.
California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein convened a rare public session of the Senate Intelligence Committee last month, showcasing Capitol Hill's sometimes touchy oversight of the nation's spy apparatus.
Flood Warning issued March 7 at 11:20AM EST expiring March 7 at 11:50PM EST in effect for: Fountain, Parke, Vermillion, Warren ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is showing off his cooking skills online by sharing his recipe for an 80,000-calorie steak and egg sandwich.
Protesters lined up outside SeaWorld San Diego Tuesday evening to send a message to an international trade organization holding an event at the park.
Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the state Senate leader and other Democratic lawmakers propose tightening rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
California, Illinois and Wisconsin are among the states that allow union members to stalk, harass and threaten victims - so long as they are putatively doing "legitimate" union business.
The Obama administration's announcement Wednesday that allows a two-year extension for individual health insurance policies that don't conform to the health care law applies nationwide -- but only to states that agree to the plan, according to a spokeswoman with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The our latest State Worker column has drawn a range of comments and emails from readers tossing in their thoughts about vital qualities the next director of the Department of Human Resources must possess.
In some of his most aggressive remarks to date about the Democratic incumbent, Kashkari said Brown's political legacy is "the destruction of the middle class of California."
California Democrats, whose supermajority in the state legislature was effectively lost after two party lawmakers were either indicted or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, proposed a sweeping package of ethics reforms on Thursday.
The state's share of the top 25 live action films declined from 64 percent in 1997 to just 8 percent in 2013.