Nation Jul 27Massive Northern California wildfire kills second firefighter
An explosive wildfire raged through several Northern California communities, killing two firefighters and destroying dozens of homes after thousands of terrified residents fled in miles-long traffic jams.
Politics Jun 05Candidates battle for second place in California governor race
The intrigue in the race to replace departing California Gov. Jerry Brown isn't who wins — it's who comes in second in Tuesday's primary, one of hundreds of contests across the state that could solidify Democratic dominance and reshape the…
Nation Apr 25WATCH: California authorities say DNA match led to arrest of suspect in ‘Golden State Killer’ case
Authorities in California plan to make a "major announcement" in the case of an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across the state in the 1970s and 1980s.
Politics Sep 17California legislators approve ‘sanctuary state’ bill
California lawmakers approved a "sanctuary state" bill that would put new restrictions on interactions between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.
Nation Aug 19California lawmakers to tackle housing crisis, immigration
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state’s housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S. Here’s a…
Nation Jul 18California lawmakers celebrate bipartisan cap-and-trade victory
California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. Jerry Brown in extending the law credited with reducing the state's carbon footprint.
Politics Jul 17California lawmakers to decide fate of landmark climate law
California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures.
Politics May 20California Democrats take aim at Trump, GOP Congress
The party's elected leaders urged fired-up activists to work against the 14 Republicans in the state's 53-member congressional delegation.
Politics Jan 02Trump presidency puts California on defensive to protect progressive gains
After years of pushing forward a progressive agenda, legislative Democrats will be pushing back against conservative policies.
Health Jul 10Advocates hope shaming drugmakers discourages price spikes
Frustrated by the rising cost of prescription drugs, California health advocates hope sunlight and a dose of shame will discourage drugmakers from raising their prices too quickly.