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.
County jails that account for the vast majority of local inmates in California have seen a marked increase in violence since they began housing thousands of offenders who previously would have gone to state prisons.
Gov. Jerry Brown is remaining coy about whether he will seek an unprecedented fourth term next year, despite a Hollywood fundraiser this week that could pad his campaign war chest significantly.
Three years after our investigation, victims of foreclosure rescue company U.S. Loan Auditors may finally see some of their money back.
The 2012 payroll was $516 million, up 39 percent from 2008 when it was just $373 million.
Gov. Jerry Brown is naming a new secretary of labor to replace his appointee to the position, the retiring Marty Morgenstern.
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a gun-rights advocate, outspoken critic of illegal immigration and social conservative, has announced he will challenge Gov. Jerry Brown next year.
Justin Oldfield—a central valley rancher who also represents the California Cattlemen’s Association—says rustlers are drawn to the $1,500 a head of cattle could catch.
Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to allow freedom to a woman who received a life sentence when she was a teen for killing her former pimp.
California’s political watchdog agency announced the largest fine in its history for campaign reporting violations and ordered two political action committees to pay the state $15 million for failing to properly report the source of funds spent in the 2012 election.
Gov. Jerry Brown said problems remain in California’s prison system, even as he argues that conditions have improved so much that the state should take over control from the federal courts.
Gun owners’ groups are considering recall campaigns against five Democratic state lawmakers, including Assembly Speaker John Perez.