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California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, talks with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, and Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., after they spoke a the 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
California lawmakers sent a bill to ban sterilization surgeries on inmates in California prisons to Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday, after media reports and a later audit showed officials failed to follow the state's rules for obtaining consent for the procedure known as tubal ligation from incarcerated women.
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Shoddy oversight led California to approve almost $1 million for potentially ineligible drug rehab providers, including for services supposedly rendered to dead people, according to a new state audit.
A new study shows that the state has promised more water to individual customers than can be found in California in a given year.
In a recent blog entry , VDARE.com's Brenda Walker wrote about the surge of out-of-state and international students piling into the University of California system because, unlike California residents , the non-Californians are billed full freight to attend, a major attraction for the cash-strapped, big-spending system.
Democrats in California who face close races in November have balked at backing President Barack Obama's climate change message despite the state's worst drought in history, The Hill reported .
The question of whether finders' fees can be paid in securities transactions has bedeviled issuers for decades.
The number of Southern Californians willing to give up their lawn in exchange for water-saving rebates has nearly doubled so far this year compared to the past five years, thanks in part to the Metropolitan Water District doubling its rebate, the water agency announced today.
A lottery player in California missed out on Saturday's $90 million Powerball jackpot, but he still won a record-setting prize.
This week the California State Assembly will consider Senate Bill 1414 . What's so exciting about SB 1414? This bill will accelerate the use of demand response , a voluntary and cost-friendly program that relies on people and technology, not power plants, to meet California's rising electricity needs.
This fall more than a fifth of all University of California freshmen will come from out of state, providing the system with an estimated $400 million in extra revenue.
All across the United States, state and municipal governments have suffered through a period of belt tightening unmatched since the Great Depression.
Dinghua Wang , chairman of E-World USA Holding, Inc, donates $50,000 to the victims of the recent Yunnan earthquake at Consulate General of China in Los Angeles on Friday.
Officials say that more than a fifth of all University of California freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington, China and India and each will pay an additional $23,000 in tuition, providing the system with an estimated $400 million in extra revenue that officials say helps support the education of Californians.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:53 am
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