Secession Movement Stalls At Ballot Box

A break-away movement in far Northern California apparently sounded better in theory than in reality to voters in Tuesday’s primary.


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Poll: Voters Turn Against California Bullet Train

A new poll finds a majority of California voters want the $68-billion bullet train project stopped and consider it a waste of money.


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Poll Shows Growing Support For Gun And Ammunition Controls In California

A new poll finds growing support for gun and ammunition controls among California voters, particularly with women.


California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Budget Deal Leaves Taxes, Reforms To Voters

As Gov. Jerry Brown and other Democrats celebrate their rare on-time budget, unions and anti-tax groups already are gearing up for a fight at the ballot box over tax increases and government reforms.


Calif. Redistricting Could Imperil GOP House Seats

Democrats hoping to regain the majority in the House in 2012 might get a strong head start in California, where voters have handed the authority for drawing political boundaries to an independent citizens’ commission.


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Senate Passes Bill Allowing Same-Day Registration

Californians would be able to register and vote on the same day at county election offices under a bill passed by the state Senate.