California Issues Largest Campaign-Reporting FineCalifornia's political watchdog agency announced the largest fine in its history for campaign reporting violations and ordered two political action committees to pay the state $15 million for failing to properly report the source of funds spent in the 2012 election.
California High-Speed Rail Work Begins, Angering Residents Near Future TracksEngineering work has finally begun on the first 30-mile segment of track here in Fresno, a city of a half-million people with high unemployment and a withering downtown core littered with abandoned factories and shuttered stores.
Judge Rules Workers at UC Hospitals Can StrikeA judge affirmed on Monday that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers, including UC Davis, can go on a planned two-day strike starting Tuesday.
Judge To Hear Lawsuit Over California High-Speed Rail Bonds
Judge Confirms Ruling To Look At Ariz. DonationA California judge has confirmed her ruling approving a request from the state's political watchdog agency to investigate the donors behind an $11 million campaign contribution from an Arizona nonprofit.
Former Court Referee Accused Of Leading Double LifeA man trusted to sit on the bench, presiding over juvenile cases as a court referee has been accused of leading a double life.
Sacramento Juvenile Court Official Arrested On Child Molestation AccusationsA Sacramento County family court judicial official has been arrested on child molestation accusations after allegedly attempting to arrange to have teens pose naked for him.