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Harris and Warren gain early 2020 edge with nomination calendar

WASHINGTON — The first contests to pick the Democrat who’ll challenge President…

Trump’s call for unity likely to ring hollow among Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will make a plea for unity in…

As residents prepared for Super Bowl, a plane fell from the sky, killing 5 in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Residents in a Yorba Linda, Calif., neighborhood were making…

‘Green New Deal’ tests Ocasio-Cortez’s clout in Democratic House

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of young activists stormed Nancy Pelosi’s office after Democrats…

Insured losses from 2017 wildfires top $11.4 billion

Insured losses from last fall's devastating California wildfires are now more than…

California utility equipment sparked more than 2,000 fires in over three years

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Equipment owned by California's three largest utilities ignited more…

Shutdown damage will persist long after US government reopens

WASHINGTON — The government may be reopening, but the consequences of the…

Trump adviser Roger Stone is arrested in Mueller’s Russia investigation

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone, a Republican consultant who embraced his decades-old reputation…

California will sue city of Huntington Beach over blocked homebuilding

In his latest effort to flex the state's muscles over homebuilding, California…

Trump agrees to end government shutdown without any border wall money

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to temporarily end the…

Private utility lines, not PG&E, caused massive wine country fire that killed 22

Investigators have concluded that private utility lines, not ones owned by utility…

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to remove California Juvenile Justice Division from corrections officials’ control

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that he intends to shift control…

Supreme Court says Trump administration can ban military service by transgender people while legal challenges continue

The Trump administration can move forward with plans to restrict transgender people…

Newsom names SF doctor state’s first surgeon general

A nationally recognized doctor based in San Francisco has been appointed as…

Kamala Harris was shaped by the crucible of San Francisco politics

When Kamala Harris looks back on her first campaign, a run for…

Democrats propose legal status for undocumented immigrant farmworkers

WASHINGTON — Two California Democrats filed legislation Thursday that would give undocumented…

Michael Cohen hired tech firm to rig polls in Trump’s favor

Michael Cohen paid a tech firm with ties to Jerry Falwell's evangelical…

Thousands more migrant children taken from their families than previously disclosed, report says

The Trump administration likely separated thousands more children from their families at…

Democrats to investigate report that Trump ordered Cohen to lie to Congress

WASHINGTON — Democrats vowed Friday to investigate allegations that President Donald Trump…

Bail reform law on hold as referendum heads for November 2020 ballot

A historic California law that would replace cash bail with a risk…