California Bill Would Remove Youth From Career Criminal LawLos Angeles' new reform-minded top prosecutor said Friday that it's time to remove youthful offenders from California's tough career criminal law that can greatly extend their prison time later in life.
California Lawmakers Advance Bill Aimed At Stopping Unemployment FraudCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday advanced what they called commonsense legislation requiring two state agencies to share information aimed at helping stop billions of dollars in pandemic-related unemployment fraud.
‘Big Win’: Space Force Field Command To Be Located At California Military BaseGov. Gavin Newsom is calling California's selection as the field command site for the U.S. Space Force a "big win" for the state.
California Plans $536M For Forests Before Fire Season; Republicans Want To Double FundingCalifornia will authorize $536 million for wildfire mitigation and forest management projects before the worst of the fire season strikes later this year, Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders said Thursday.
'First Of A Kind': New California Homeless Database Aims To Help PolicymakersA new California data warehouse system unveiled Wednesday should help policymakers better understand and address the issue of homelessness in a state that has the most unhoused people in the country, officials said.
FBI Announces $10K Reward To Catch Suspect In 2011 Central California MurderThe FBI has announced a $10,000 reward for information in a nearly decade-old murder case out of Central California.
Discarded Masks Litter Beaches Worldwide, Threaten Sea LifeTo the usual list of foul trash left behind or washed up on beaches around the world, add these: masks and gloves used by people to avoid the coronavirus and then discarded on the sand.
1 In 3 COVID-19 Survivors Suffers 'Brain Disease,' Study FindsA major study published Tuesday suggests as many as one in three people infected with Covid-19 are left with longer term mental health or neurological symptoms.
PG&E Charged In 2019 NorCal Wildfire That Injured 6 FirefightersA California prosecutor filed 33 criminal charges Tuesday against the troubled Pacific Gas & Electric for a 2019 wildfire officials blamed on the utility.
Californians Eager To Return To Events As Virus, Infections Rates LowStarting April 15 loyal sports fans may be able to return to a large arena to cheer on their team after California lifts its ban on live indoor events.
Southern California Man Charged With Throwing Rocks At Asian Woman, Child In CarA Southern California man has been charged with throwing rocks at an Asian woman and her 6-year-old son as they drove down the street last month, authorities said Monday.
Read These Tips Before Getting Your COVID-19 VaccineIf you are not eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19, you will be soon if you live in the United States.
California Targets Critical Farmworkers For VaccinationsThe fight to end the coronavirus' devastation throughout California's heartland extends to the Mexico border, where migrant farmworkers heading north to pick lettuce, broccoli, carrots and other crops are offered vaccination as soon as they enter the United States.
7 Governors, Including Newsom, Call On Biden To Lift $10k Cap On Tax DeductionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and six other Democratic governors on Friday called on President Joe Biden to lift the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions that was a part of former President Donald Trump's massive 2017 tax law, arguing the “assault” disproportionately targeted Democratic-run states and ultimately increased taxes on families.
Audit Finds California's Contact Tracing Failed To Meet GoalsDespite promises from Gov. Gavin Newsom to build an “army" of contact tracers to contain the coronavirus pandemic, a new audit says California mustered less than half of the number promised.