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1 hr ago | KMPH-TV Fresno
A federal judge has ruled that California is providing inadequate treatment to mentally ill inmates on death row, though he's leaving it up to the state to decide how to fix the problem.
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5 hrs ago | CBS Local
With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.
6 hrs ago | The News Tribune
Boeing spokesman Doug Alder Jr. said Tuesday that states must submit their bids to Boeing by mid-December.
10 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
Already scrambling to meet a Dec. 23 deadline to sign up as many Californians as possible with insurance plans under the new federal healthcare law, the state's online exchange is confronting a potential delay over a backlog of 25,000 paper applications that must be re-submitted online.
14 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
For the first time in 44 years, a clear majority of California voters favors legalizing marijuana, a new Field Poll found.
16 hrs ago | Neatorama
Like, ohmygod you guys! Just gag me with a spoon 'cause according to these dweebs, young California men are like totally talking like Valley Girls : "We found use of uptalk in all of our speakers, despite their diverse backgrounds in socioeconomic status, ethnicity, bilingualism and gender," said Amanda Ritchart, a linguist at the University of ... (more)
California pledged on Monday to restore 80,000 acres of the depleted Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as part of a massive project to send fresh water from mountain streams in the north to farmers and residents in the parched south.
Last week, the media reported , once again , that the California High Speed Rail project is in its death throes.
About 70 percent of California's 104,000 doctors are reportedly planning to stay out of the state's health insurance exchange, a move that could have significant impact on implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels that would make it easier to move water from Northern California to farms in the Central Valley, and cities in Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles area, reached a milestone Monday with the release of the project's 25,000-page environmental study.
Covered California, the state-level exchange created under Obamacare, is encouraging residents to give an unusual gift to their loved ones this holiday season: The gift of health.
When Jon Bonne moved to San Francisco in 2006 to take up his post as wine editor for the San Francisco Chronicle , he immediately faced a perception by the wine community that he hated California wine.
Californians of a certain age love their Mustangs, as Ford Motor Co. surely understood when it unveiled the 50th-anniversary edition of the iconic muscle car last week.
Well, well, well. It's always a glorious day in a socialist paradise when the lefties show their tyrannical hand and try to suppress speech.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The sounds of high-performance car engines filled the air Sunday as thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts headed to the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita to pay tribute to Paul Walker at the site where the "Fast & Furious" actor died in a car crash.
An impressionistic painter and her jazz musician husband left California for their native Kentucky to make a home and studio on the recently lifeless Bridge Street in Frankfort.
On Friday morning, Richard Pollock at the Washington Examiner broke an important story about the the large number of doctors choosing not to participate in Covered California, the state's Obamacare exchange.