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A year later, California drought-relief money is unspent

More than $320 million that was supposed to be rushed to drought-stricken…

 

Experts: California vaccine bill would increase immunization

A hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest vaccination…

 

Death penalty sought against man charged in bank robbery

Prosecutors will seek a death sentence against a man charged with killing…

 

Democrats push spending plan that relies on higher revenues

With California's budget deadline a week away, Democratic state lawmakers are using…

California lawmakers advance right-to-die legislation

California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who…

Test of ruptured oil pipe failed to detect major corrosion

Two weeks before an oil pipeline rupture spilled over 100,000 gallons of…

California lawmakers advance aggressive climate change plans

California lawmakers on Wednesday pushed through an ambitious climate change package to…

Los Angeles closes in on approving $15 minimum wage

The City Council voted 13-1 on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage…

Californians reduced water use by 13.5 percent in April

Californians are using less water, but they'll have to conserve a lot…

Pool industry touts water savings in California drought

Leigh McDonough stood in her backyard on a hot spring day and…

Oil globs close Los Angeles-area beaches to swimming

Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline were off-limits…

Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing was lying low in Mexico

A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man…

Popular cash-for-grass program expands during drought

A major water wholesaler on Tuesday added $350 million to its budget…

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to…

Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected…

California water cuts move to those with century-old rights

California farmers who hold rights to water that date back as far…

Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a…

California decision on farmer water cuts to apply broadly

A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to…

Oil slicks off California span 9 miles; up to 105,000 gallons leaked

An oil spill that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic…

Los Angeles City Council votes for $15 minimum wage

The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum…