What Does Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike Mean For You?The feds approved a rate hike of three-quarters of a point, but what does that mean for your pocketbook?
'Looks Like The Value Of The Dollar Is Going Down': Californians Cut Back On Spending Amid Soaring InflationAs the Federal Reserve tries to calm inflation with its latest interest rate hike, Californians are tightening their wallets.
Sacramento County Considers Tying Homeless Enforcement To Extreme Weather AlertsSacramento County supervisors are considering a new "no camping" ordinance aimed at moving homeless encampments ahead of extreme weather events.
'We Just Want To Send A Message': Kayakers Near Gov. Newsom's Home Call For California To Phase Out Fossil FuelsKayakers on the American River were calling for change while cruising by Gov. Gavin Newsom's backyard. The paddling protestors demanded the governor put California on a path to phase out fossil fuels.
U.S. Congress Takes Aim At Inflation, Fuel Costs With New BillHigh gas prices aren't just affecting drivers making daily commutes.
Sacramento Public Transit Ridership Up As Gas Prices Continue To SoarGas prices continue to soar in the capital region as numbers show more are moving from their own cars to trains or buses — but experts say it may not be enough even as some drivers reach a breaking point.
'California Needs To Act Now': Abortion Amendment Moving Quickly In State LegislatureFearing the U.S. Supreme Court will soon overturn Roe v. Wade, California Democrats on Tuesday moved quickly to ensure the state's progressive voters have a chance this fall to make abortion a constitutional right in the nation's most populous state.
California Lawmakers Advance Pair Of Newsom-Backed Gun Safety BillsCalifornia lawmakers on Tuesday debated and advanced a pair of bills aimed at preventing gun violence.
Rep. Maxine Waters, Canadian Pm Justin Trudeau Positive For COVID-19 After Summit Of The AmericasRep. Maxine Waters and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have both tested positive again for COVID-19 after attending the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles last week.
'I Don't Know When It's Going To End': Gas Price Frustrations Mount As State Government Mulls Rebate ProposalsIn the state government, a lack of forward progress has meant frustration on both sides of the aisle. California Republicans are advocating for a suspension of the state's gas tax while Democrats hope that rebates can be a way forward. With budget discussions ongoing in the state capitol, two proposals are up for debate.
California Lawmakers OK Budget Over Gov. Newsom's ObjectionsCalifornia lawmakers on Monday passed a $300 billion operating budget over the objections of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, highlighting disagreements among Democrats about how to spend a record-breaking surplus that, by itself, is more than most other states spend in a year.
House Jan. 6 Committee Zeroes In On Trump's False Election Claims In Public HearingThe House Jan. 6 committee focused its second public hearing on those closest to former President Donald Trump who said they told him it was too premature to declare victory on election night in 2020 — and how Trump used his premature declaration of victory to push baseless claims that the election was stolen.
'These Are Extreme Conditions': California Launches New Multimillion Dollar Efforts To Prevent Summer Rolling BlackoutsFor the first time, California plans on creating a stockpile of emergency energy that can be switched on when power supplies run low.
Local Politicians Split In Reaction To First Of January 6 Committee Public HearingsAfter the first day of hearings in Washington D.C. concerning the January 6 Capitol riot, local members of Congress were predictably split along partisan lines.
Capitol Riot Panel Blames Trump For 1/6 'Attempted Coup'With a never-before-seen 12-minute video of extremist groups leading the deadly siege and startling testimony from Trump's most inner circle, the 1/6 committee provided gripping detail in contending that Trump’s repeated lies about election fraud and his public effort to stop Joe Biden's victory led to the attack and imperiled American democracy