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AP Photo/Damian DovarganesCalifornia Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Congresswoman apologizes for Indian whooping-cry caricature

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized Sunday after a videotape surfaced showing…

AP Photo/Damian DovarganesCalifornia Rep. Loretta Sanchez
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Court sides with fruit farm in fight with workers union

A California appeals court sided with one of the largest fruit farms…

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AP Photo/Jae C. HongRain drops fall on a car parked outside a building

Best hope for California drought: El Nino pattern next year

This week's wet storm isn't expected to provide much, if any, relief…

AP Photo/Jae C. HongRain drops fall on a car parked outside a building
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California governor proposes record $115.3 billion budget

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday proposed a record $115.3 billion California spending…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his revised state budget plan during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento

In-state tuition won't rise for most undergrads for 2 years

California residents would not pay more as University of California undergraduates for…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his revised state budget plan during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento
Damian Dovarganes/AP PhotoCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris

California tells colleges to quickly respond to sex assaults

California law enforcement and education leaders on Wednesday directed colleges to quickly…

Damian Dovarganes/AP PhotoCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris

County weighs office to oversee sheriff in wake of shooting

Officials in a Northern California county appeared set to create a new…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoTop statewide elected officials

California governor, other top officials get 3 percent raise

A committee appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown voted Monday to give 3…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoTop statewide elected officials
Isaac Brambila/The Tahoe Tribune via AP)Heavenly Mountain is dusted with snow

Chilly spring storm brings rain, snow to California, Nevada

A cold spring storm left some California mountains coated Friday with the…

Isaac Brambila/The Tahoe Tribune via AP)Heavenly Mountain is dusted with snow
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Man who beat Giants fan Bryan Stow gets 3 more years in prison for guns

A man who seriously beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger…

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Study: Vaccination against measles may have other benefits

A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this aerial photo taken Tuesday

Brown lawns loom this summer in California

It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this aerial photo taken Tuesday
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department via APThis April 30

Kamala Harris aide, two others accused of operating fictitious police department

Three people, including an aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, were…

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department via APThis April 30
AP Photo/Richard VogelA customer arrives at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday

Los Angeles sues Wells Fargo, alleging fraud by employees

Wells Fargo Bank employees driven by strict sales pressure issued unwanted credit…

AP Photo/Richard VogelA customer arrives at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Monday

Newsom, Blakeslee unveil digital tool on government meetings

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee have teamed…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Monday
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliA variety of kitchen faucets are displayed at the Brothers Plumbing Store in Sacramento

Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target

Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliA variety of kitchen faucets are displayed at the Brothers Plumbing Store in Sacramento

California May Day activists rally on police, labor issues

A few hundred May Day protesters decried racism, police brutality and economic…

Steve McCrank/The Daily Breeze via APPort truck drivers strike and block trucks from leaving Intermodal Bridge Transport trucking company for a three minute period

Truck drivers end strike at Los Angeles-area seaports

Drivers who picketed several trucking firms at the nation's busiest seaport complex…

Steve McCrank/The Daily Breeze via APPort truck drivers strike and block trucks from leaving Intermodal Bridge Transport trucking company for a three minute period
Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.

Gov. Jerry Brown defends cuts to wetland restoration near tunnels

Gov. Jerry Brown defended newly unveiled plans on Thursday that call for…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.
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California touts aggressive plan to reduce greenhouse gases

California would aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under a plan…

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