Sierra Snowpack Builds In April, Delights Businesses, Skiers and SnowboardersThe California Data Exchange Center and Dept. of Water Resources report the mountains saw double the amount of precipitation in April than January, February and March combined.
New California Law Prevents Enrollment Drop At UC BerkeleyThe new law gives schools more time to comply before a judge can order them to reduce enrollment.
Legislative Fix Could Let UC Berkeley Admit More StudentsThe decision by California's high court last week to cap enrollment at one of the world's most prestigious universities stunned state lawmakers, who said it wasn't fair to students who had worked hard to get into UC Berkeley.
Boreal Mountain Re-Opens After Surprise Halloween StormAfter a surprise Halloween snowstorm melted away quickly, Tahoe area resorts are finally re-open for the official start of snow season.
Christmas Tree Shortage? Yes. Turkey Shortage? Unlikely For CaliforniaIt's not even Halloween and already there's a warning about turkey and Christmas tree shortages.
New Power Plants Are California's Latest Effort To Avoid Rolling BlackoutsCalifornia is flexing a new muscle to strengthen the power grid in the fight to stop Northern California's devastating rolling blackouts. State grid operators say we currently face a 3,500-megawatt energy shortfall this year—and next summer looks even worse.
Gov. Newsom Signs 7 Laws Aimed At California's Homeless CrisisCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom signed seven new laws on Wednesday aimed at addressing the state's homelessness crisis, pleading with a skeptical public to have patience as the nation's most wealthy and populous state struggles to keep people off the streets.
Oakland Unified Becomes First Northern California School District To Require COVID Vaccine For Eligible StudentsThe Oakland Board of Education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person school.
California Recall Vote Highlights State's Geopolitical DivisionsThe California recall election was a blowout win for Gov. Gavin Newsom that reinforced the state's political divisions: The Democratic governor won big support in coastal areas and urban centers, while the rural north and agricultural inland, with far fewer voters, largely wanted him gone.
Thousands Of Afghan Refugees Flee Kabul, Hundreds Land In SacramentoCalifornia is projected to take in more Afghan families—all fleeing the dangerous situation in Kabul—than any other state.
Democrats See A Midterm Map In California Recall SuccessFew Democrats were surprised to see Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom swat down a Republican-driven recall campaign in bright-blue California. But they were pleased with how he did it.
Democrats To Push For Reformed California Recall SystemA day after Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an effort to remove him from office, California Democrats said on Wednesday they will push for changes to make it more difficult to challenge a sitting governor.
Biden Puts Power of Presidency on Display Ahead of California RecallHe wants Californians to view leading Republican challenger Larry Elder as a ‘Donald Trump clone.’
Gov. Newsom Seeks $16.7M In Aid For Afghan RefugeesGov. Gavin Newsom and California legislative leaders on Friday requested $16.7 million in state money to help resettle Afghan refugees in the state.
Newsom Campaign Sees Encouraging Signs Days Before Recall VoteThere were encouraging signs on two fronts for Governor Gavin Newsom’s campaign with less than two weeks to go before the recall election.