When it comes to California's roller-coaster finances, Gov. Jerry Brown has bent lawmakers and voters to his will, rejecting new spending programs, passing a temporary tax hike and strengthening the state's rainy-day fund.
State has highest gas prices in the country despite low price of crude oil, leading some to question actions of oil refineries
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The disaster film “San Andreas” is the latest example of Hollywood’s tendency to revel in California’s pain, but it comes at a worrisome moment for the state.
The two leading contenders in next year's campaign to represent California in the U.S. Senate have been staunch supporters of President Obama. But both Democratic candidates, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez, have spoken out against one of Obama's top remaining priorities:...
Officials are saying that about 105,000 gallons of crude oil have spilled into the Refugio State Beach in California, up five times from the measurement that had been predicted.
In a television commercial that has aired across the state, a young boy asks: "If Californians are having fewer children, why isn't there enough water?"
Nearly four years ago, California's 58 counties and their jails began taking on some of the state's burden of housing and supervising nonviolent felons, and contrary to widespread belief, the shift wasn't merely a result of federal court orders to reduce the state prison population. In fact, policymakers...
In an attempt to frontrun even more draconian measures resulting from California's record drought, farmers in the state's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta who have California's oldest water rights proposed to voluntarily cut theirShow More Summary
As the California Megadrought enters its fourth year and the state continues on its way to something out of a Mad Max future, one California town may be the first victim of future water wars. The city of Fremont, in the San Francisco...Show More Summary
Rough waters and high winds were complicating efforts to clean up a recent oil spill off the coast of California, state officials said Saturday. Continue reading ? The post Rough weather hampers cleanup of California oil spill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
OAKLAND, California — When the Golden State Warriors take on the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of their Western Conference Finals series on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET, a 105-year-old woman whose family simply calls her "Sweetie" will be watching. Show More Summary
As a graduate student at California State University Northridge in the mid-1970s, the late Marge Feinberg began rabble-rousing for a "green belt" of wildlife habitats, parks and recreational areas encircling the San Fernando Valley.
Hundreds of barrels of oil that gushed from a ruptured coastal pipeline in scenic California this week could stiffen opposition to large oil projects that companies want to build in the state,
Could California actually be powered by nothing other than rooftop solar + parking lot installations? Or is that just a piece of shiny rhetoric used by the proponents of solar energy in the state? According to a new study just published...Show More Summary
Some 50 million gallons of water were lost after an act of vandalism damaged an inflatable dam near San Francisco, the local Oakland Tribune newspaper reported on Friday. The loss comes as the state is in its fourth year of a devastating...Show More Summary
California lawmakers advanced a measure that would require workers in day-care centers to be vaccinated as part of an effort to protect children from preventable diseases such as measles.
Authorities in the US state of California accepted the offer by the San Joaquin River Delta farmers to voluntary cut back water use by 25 percent.
Regulators in California accepted an historic offer by the state’s farmers on Friday to reduce their water usage by 25 percent by either leaving part of their land unplanted or by finding other ways to conserve water. Farmers in the Sacramento-San are
California government employees announced Friday that the state would accept a proposal made by some farmers earlier this week to voluntarily cut their water use by 25 percent during the upcoming peak growing season. Farmers who optShow More Summary