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2 hrs ago | CBS Local
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.
6 hrs ago | USA Today
California's Legislature has another bill on deck that could bolster its chances of becoming home to Tesla Motor's giant battery plant, and the up to 6,500 jobs it could create.
11 hrs ago | Inhabitat
California's crippling drought has forced many residents to cut back on water-wasting activities, but one company is making the best of a bad situation by helping them keep their lawns looking good by painting them green! Green Canary and other companies in California are painting dead and dormant brown lawns to create the illusion of a lush, ... (more)
As a California resident, it's great news that single sign-on is available through CalCloud but I wonder which state agencies are using it.
An interim director has been appointed to help guide the work of a council that advises California agencies on mental health treatment for residents at risk of incarceration.
While bone-dry Californians are resorting to spray-painting their parched lawns green, one yard in Alabama had too much water, resulting in an odd "sod-surfing" video.
The Los Angeles Times sued the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for records on two registered sex offenders who are accused of raping and murdering four women while on parole.
Edan Lepucki's dystopian novel California - the first salvo in Stephen Colbert's war on Amazon - imagines unrest both marital and martial Edan Lepucki's California begins with a familiar premise: Two young people, recently married and struggling to establish themselves, must decide what to do about an unexpected pregnancy.
A California wine collector faces sentencing in New York after he was convicted of making up to $20 million from 2004 to 2012 by selling bogus bottles of wine.
A new poll finds a slim majority of likely California voters support a water bond slated for the November ballot.
Now in its third year of record-breaking drought conditions, the water-deprived state of California is reportedly beefing up its law enforcement to crack down on so-called water "abusers" who use too much.
Tom Greer killed the woman after she and a man jumped him and robbed his Long Beach house Tuesday night.
California Senator Ron Calderon watches Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as he signs into law a bill that would move the date of the California presidential primary from June to February during a ceremony at the governor's mansion in Sacramento, California, in this March 15, 2007 file photo.
Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona senator Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were not going to have a third president in 14 months.
This undated photo provided by the California Governor's Office on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, shows Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar.
U.S. District Judge Troy Nunley of Sacramento granted class-action status Wednesday to a lawsuit challenging the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's policy of locking all inmates of a particular race in their cells after a fight involving any member of that racial group.
Enrollment growth at California State University will be cut by half this fall - from 20,000 to about 10,000 additional students - after state funding fell short of expectations, according to a report.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 02:22 pm
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