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Nation May 28The cost of redacting police body cam footage must be paid by governments, court rules
Governments must bear the costs of redacting police body camera video before making it public, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a decision that was hailed by media organizations and will be costly for cities and counties.
Politics May 03Reade: ‘I didn’t use sexual harassment’ in Biden complaint
Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who alleges Joe Biden sexually assaulted her 27 years ago, says she filed a limited report with a congressional personnel office that did not explicitly accuse him of sexual assault or harassment.
Health May 01Most enlistees not eligible to join California Health Corps
Two-thirds of the 93,000 people who volunteered for Gov. Gavin Newsom's California Health Corps lacked valid medical licenses, the most basic requirement.
Economy Mar 20PG&E reaches bankruptcy deal with California governor
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Pacific Gas & Electric have reached a deal for the nation's largest utility to emerge from bankruptcy triggered by massive liabilities from wildfires.
Nation Mar 17Most California schools likely out until the fall, governor says
Nearly all the state’s schools have already shut down as the most populous state tries to stop the spread of the virus, and the rest will soon, he said.
Nation Feb 05California governor pardons gay civil rights leader in new initiative
Rustin was a confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and a key organizer of the March on Washington in 1963.
Nation Nov 06Paradise rebuilds, but is it safer a year after California wildfire?
About 3,000 people have come back, and nearly 200 grocery stores, restaurants and businesses have reopened in Paradise, California.
Nation Oct 29Frustration with California utility rises as blackouts endure
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. said its latest blackout will start early Tuesday and affect 605,000 customers.
Nation Oct 28California wildfires force nearly 200,000 to evacuate
Of the state's 58 counties, 43 were under red flag warnings for high fire danger Sunday.
Nation Oct 11California to end its use of for-profit prisons, including for immigrant detention
California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings.