Law Enforcement Officers Gather At Capitol To Remember Fallen BrothersAs police are scrutinized across the country, thousands are at the state capital remembering their fallen comrades.
S&P: California Tax Revenue Growth Rate Accelerated After 2009Rising income inequality has led to slowing tax revenue growth in California, but the state has responded by increasing its top marginal tax rate, causing its growth rate to accelerate after 2009, according to a new study released Monday by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's.
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Unveils Official PortraitThe former California governor will share the stage with Governor Jerry Brown at a climate change symposium. Schwarzenegger will then head to the capitol rotunda to unveil his official portrait.
Blackfish Protesters Gather At California Capitol Before Assembly HearingProtesters delivered more than 1 million signatures in support of the measure as part of an international movement inspired by Blackfish, the CNN documentary that details orca captivity at SeaWorld.
FBI Agents Search Legislative Office Near Capitol Used By Yee's AidesFBI agents have searched a legislative office across from the state Capitol, nearly a week after a lawmaker's arrest on corruption charges.
Legislative Deadline Nears In Calif. For Hundreds Of BillsHundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face an end-of-the-month deadline to gain initial support, including measures affecting gun owners, the oil industry and farm laborers.
'Lost Boys' Actor Jason Patric Testifies For Parental Rights For Sperm DonorsExisting California law states sperm donors are not legally considered natural fathers. An exemption was made in 2011 if a couple agreed to terms in writing before conception.
Former Assemblyman Sentenced To One Day In Jail In Fraud SchemeFormer assemblyman Carl E. Washington also was ordered to pay $194,000 in restitution to three financial institutions he defrauded.
Legislative Leaders Say California Budget Deal Is NearGov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's Democratic leaders moved close to a state budget deal Monday that is expected to revamp education funding and begin restoring some of the social services cut during the recession.
Providers Rally At Capitol Over Medi-Cal CutsThousands filled the Capitol grounds to rally against a 10 percent reduction in the amount the state pays for Medicaid reimbursements.
Thousands Attend Rally To Fight Gov. Brown's Proposed Medi-Cal CutsPeople from all over the state are converging on the state capitol today for a health rally to fight proposed cuts to Medi-Cal.
Despite Budget Surplus, State Not Likely To Increase Officials' SalariesThe commission that sets salaries for the governor, lawmakers and statewide elected officials indicated it is not inclined to raise their pay even if there is a budget surplus.
Ruling Undermines Measure Blocking Lawmakers' PayA judge's tentative decision siding with state lawmakers appears to undermine a voter-approved law that bans lawmakers from getting paid if they fail to pass a balanced budget on time.
Bill To Cap State Employee Pay At $170,000 Dies In Senate CommitteeThe California cash crisis is front and center again at the Capitol. Lawmakers defeated an effort to cap all public employee salaries at $170,000.
Bill Would Deny Alimony To Spouses Convicted Of Violent Sexual FeloniesA bill being heard at the State Capitol would prohibit judges from awarding alimony and attorney fees to a spouse convicted of violent sexual felonies.