California’s largest nursing home chain has come under fire from government regulators, facing a flurry of citations and penalties.
California lawmakers are taking up a $117.5 billion spending plan that sends even more money to public schools and adopts a new tax credit for the working poor.
Notices have been sent to 114 senior rights holders, telling them to stop diverting water and to stop releasing previously stored water. Those who violate the order face fines up to $1,000 a day and $2,500 per acre-foot.
Assembly Bill 1461 would change the way Californians vote by mailing a ballot to every voter, expanding early voting, and allowing a voter to cast a ballot at any polling place instead of their usual polling location.
Democratic Sen. Bob Wieckowski of Fremont on Tuesday proposed legislation to authorize local water departments to crack down on excessive use by taxing water bills.
Although millions of dollars from the same drought-assistance package have helped parched communities across the state, the amount of money that remains untapped shows how slowly the wheels of government can turn even in a crisis.
The Tesla credit would offset taxes for the Fremont, California.-based company to buy manufacturing, research and development equipment, buy property and hire 4,400 workers.
A new poll shows the drought is on the minds of many people in California. The Public Policy Institute of California has found for the first time the drought is the top concern for Californians.
California’s right to die bill passed the state senate on a 23 to 14 vote ahead of a legislative timeline.
Veterinarians at the Oakland Zoo are treating a California condor named Miracle for lead poisoning she got scavenging on carcasses with hunters’ lead shot.
California homeowner associations couldn’t stop members from installing fake grass on lawns under a bill moving through the Legislature.
The nonstop rains pummeling Texas and Oklahoma are probably influenced by a building El Nino in the Pacific Ocean. If a full-blown El Nino develops, that could mean drought-busting conditions in California this fall or winter.