Dianne Feinstein

(Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Applaud Money In Obama Budget For Earthquake Warning System

California lawmakers say President Barack Obama’s recommendation to spend $5 million next year on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast represents a significant breakthrough.


Gov. Jerry Brown presents his 2013-14 budget during a press conference on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. (credit: CBS13)

Calif. Lawmakers Call For Drought Declaration

With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

California, Nevada Senators Seek $415M for Lake Tahoe Projects

In a joint statement, the senators said the act would renew the federal government’s commitment to protecting the Tahoe Basin’s delicate ecosystem and the famed, clear waters of the alpine lake straddling the Nevada-California line.


File photo of former Vice President Al Gore. (credit: Getty Images)

Gore Sued Over Current TV Sale To Al-Jazeera

A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.


(Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Feinstein Challenger Emken In Debt

The Republican challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has taken on $300,000 of campaign debt.


Senator Dianne Feinstein speaks to delegates at the state party's annual convention on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Feinstein Estimates Embezzlement Loss At $4.7M

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s re-election campaign estimated on Friday that she is missing nearly $4.7 million because of unauthorized disbursements by her former campaign treasurer, Kinde Durkee.