Republican Catharine Baker was declared the winner over Democrat Tim Sbranti in Assembly District 16 after an updated tally by Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling.
Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly tried to link his Republican rival, Indian-American Neel Kashkari, to Islamic law.
As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime.
Reince Priebus tells California Republicans moving up the national convention will help GOP candidate in 2016.
A California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to provide immediate relief to drought-stricken communities.
California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday he will seek re-election this year, an expected step into a contest in which he is the favorite.
Political and environmental pressures intersect in water crisis.
Aiken announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers.
3 Republican lawmakers are demanding Sen. Roderick Wright be expelled or forced to resign.
Each side currently can use up to 10 peremptory challenges, which allow attorneys to dismiss prospective jurors without stating a specific reason.