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.
California prison officials said Wednesday that they will change the rules for using pepper spray on mentally ill inmates, as a federal judge considers whether current practices violate inmates’ civil rights.
Federal judges are giving California an additional month to reduce its prison population, as negotiations continue over a longer-term delay.
It’s the reason that police and firefighters are not allowed to strike. But because BART is not a state agency, the union does not have to follow this law.
Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.
California’s parole board has voted to release one of the men convicted of kidnapping a 15-year-old boy murdered over a drug debt, a slaying that inspired the 2007 movie “Alpha Dog.”