California Unemployment Rate Remains Steady As Hiring Slows In JuneCalifornia's unemployment rate stayed steady at 7.7% in June as employers tried to coax reluctant workers back into their pre-pandemic jobs before expanded unemployment benefits expire in September.
California Lawmakers To Vote On Guaranteed Income GrantsThe California Legislature is scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill that would help pay for guaranteed income programs across the state.
Reports: Former Seahawks, 49ers CB Richard Sherman Arrested In SeattleFormer San Francisco 49er cornerback Richard Sherman was reportedly arrested in Seattle on Wednesday morning.
Small NorCal Town Ravaged By Wildfire For 2nd Time In Less Than A YearResidents of Doyle, a town of about 700 residents north of Reno, are evacuating from their homes again as extreme drought and heat waves leave the area primed for wildfires.
California Pension Fund Agrees To $2.7 Billion Lawsuit DealThe nation’s largest public pension fund has agreed to pay up to $2.7 billion to refund policyholders hit with huge hikes in their premiums, it was announced Tuesday.
2 Californias Depicted In Recall Election: Rising Star Or CatastropheGov. Gavin Newsom and two leading Republican rivals in the California recall election painted disparate pictures of the nation’s most populous state, with the first-term Democrat describing it Tuesday as an economic powerhouse leading the country’s pandemic recovery and his opponents saying it’s a mismanaged state with an incompetent leader.
California Changes Course On Schools Enforcing Mask MandateWhen California told school districts they must still require masks for students and teachers indoors, the state left no room for doubt about its enforcement: If students refused, schools were to send them home.
Manfred: A's Fate In Oakland To Be Decided In Coming MonthsBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the fate of the Athletics in Oakland will be determined in the next few months.
California Recall Candidate Kevin Faulconer Calls For 'War Footing' To Fight WildfiresRepublican candidate for governor Kevin Faulconer says he'd declare a state of emergency over California wildfires on his first day in office as he works to put the state on "war footing" to prevent worsening blazes.
California Wildfires Have Already Scorched 3 Times More Land In 2021 Than Same Time Last YearA severe drought coupled with the human-induced climate crisis has sparked a fire season that has already seen more than three times as much land burned in California this year than during the same time span last year, officials said.
Prices Keep Soaring: Inflation Rockets To A 13-Year HighPrices keep rising in the United States, putting a squeeze on American consumers' wallets. That trend got worse in June.
Judge Denies Gov. Newsom's Request To Be Listed As Democrat On Recall BallotCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom can’t put his Democratic Party affiliation on the ballot voters see when they decide whether to remove him, a judge ruled Monday.
Judge Orders New Hearing To Determine Whether Scott Peterson Should Get New TrialA judge has ordered a hearing to see if convicted killer Scott Peterson deserves a new trial, over possible juror misconduct.
Pesticide Caused Kids' Brain Damage, California Lawsuits SayLawsuits filed Monday in California seek potential class-action damages from Dow Chemical and its successor company over a widely used bug killer linked to brain damage in children.
Firefighters Gaining Ground On Big Fires In The WestDozens of wildfires burned across the torrid U.S. West on Monday, but fire agencies reported some progress in corralling the flames and forecasters predicted a gradual decrease in extreme temperatures.