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More than 220,000 long-term unemployed Californians would lose jobless benefits by the end of the year under a congressional budget deal unless a last-minute extension is approved this week.
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A state official says California stands alone as the only state in the nation that blocks prostitutes from receiving money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten.
The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha has been told it can't ship any more of its popular hot sauce to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is enforcing stricter guidelines that require a 30-day hold on the product.
More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
A woman has admitted she was hooked on heroin when she raised thousands of dollars by falsely claiming she had cancer, prosecutors and her attorney said Wednesday.
Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez unveiled a "blueprint for a responsible budget" Wednesday that appears to spend most, if not all, of the state's projected surplus in the 2014-15 fiscal year and may conflict with Gov. Jerry Brown 's priorities.
California is one of at least a half-dozen states vying for Boeing's attention as the aircraft giant selects a production site for its new 400-seat 777X jetliner.
During the cold winter months, Cal Fire and fire departments across the nation see an increase in home fires due to dangerous heating equipment or unsafe practices.
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.
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.
Boeing spokesman Doug Alder Jr. said Tuesday that states must submit their bids to Boeing by mid-December.
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.
For the first time in 44 years, a clear majority of California voters favors legalizing marijuana, a new Field Poll found.
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.