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Economy Feb 18Trump delivers on water pledge for wealthy California farmers
Conservation groups say they fear the changes will deplete water supplies and speed extinction of endangered native fish. The administration denies that.
Nation Jan 23California bill would make utilities pay some blackout costs
A bill in the California Legislature would require electric companies to reimburse customers when the utilities turn off power to prevent wildfires.
Health Jan 09California could be 1st state to sell its own prescription drugs
The Democratic governor wants the nation's most populous state to contract with generic drug companies to make medications on its behalf so it could sell them to its nearly 40 million residents.
Nation Nov 08One year after a deadly wildfire, Paradise pauses to remember
Californians on Friday commemorated the day when a terrifying blaze blew through the town and prompted a panicked evacuation that forced some people to abandon their cars as the fire closed in on gridlocked roads.
Nation Oct 03New data shows how basic universal income recipients spent free money
The first data from an experiment in a California city where needy people get $500 a month from the government shows they spend most of it on things like food, clothing and utility bills.
Nation Sep 30California to let college athletes sign endorsement deals
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law that would let athletes at California universities make money from their images, names or likenesses starting in 2023.
Nation Sep 2023 states sue Trump to keep California’s stricter auto emission rules
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has blocked California from setting its own rules for how much pollution can come from cars and trucks.
Nation Aug 1321 states sue the Trump administration over coal-fired power plant rules
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminated the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and replaced it with a new rule that gives states more leeway in deciding required upgrades for coal-fired power plants.
Nation Jan 20Students in ‘MAGA’ hats mock Native American after rally
A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys’ high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington.
Politics Jan 18Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stands back as shutdown drags on
The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began.