California

Newsom: California’s homelessness crisis ‘a disgrace’

Governor uses State of the State speech to call for new revenue to tackle problem

 

Expect more blackouts in California, PG&E says. But utility predicts smaller, shorter shutoffs

By Dale Kasler The Sacramento Bee Make no mistake: PG&E Corp. will…

 

Wiener bill to dramatically increase homebuilding in the state falls short for third year in a row

California lawmakers failed to pass high-profile legislation on Wednesday to dramatically increase…

 

Trump’s approval in California hasn’t shifted: It’s still low

The stability of President Donald Trump’s standing with voters is one of…

Facebook could be forced to remove videos of violent crime under California proposal

Alarmed by a trend of people livestreaming violent crimes, a California state…

Plane crash kills two in Auburn, California

The plane crashed along Dry Creek Road near Haines Road

Ocean acidification is damaging the shells of Dungeness crab

A study released this week in the journal Science of the Total Environment is based on a 2016 survey of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia

1 killed, another injured in avalanche near Lake Tahoe, officials say

One person was killed and another was seriously injured when an avalanche…

California, 13 other states sue to stop Trump’s food stamp cuts

By Jackie Botts, CalMatters Fourteen states, including California, filed suit Thursday against…

  • Jan 16, 2020

Voters could decide if California cities will be punished for not reducing homelessness

With public and political pressure mounting to get homeless people off the…

Gavin Newsom’s new homeless plan calls for more spending, shelters on state property

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to direct $750 million from the state’s…

Gavin Newsom hasn’t appointed a homelessness czar. The Legislature might force his hand

Jan. 7—If Gov. Gavin Newsom doesn’t appoint a homelessness secretary, the Legislature…

December storms provide good start to Sierra snowpack

The Department of Water Resources conducted the first manual snow survey of…

California could lose a congressional district following 2020 census count

California is poised to lose a congressional seat for the first time…

Marijuana: 6 things to watch for in California in 2020

As California enters its third year of legal recreational cannabis sales, many…

Audit: California disaster planning continues to forget people with disabilities

California emergency officials are continuing to overlook the state’s most vulnerable people,…

Gonzalez gets profane in Twitter battle with AB5 critics

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez has taken to Twitter to defend Assembly Bill 5

Hedge funds hoping to take over PG&E court Gov. Newsom

The hedge funds attempting a hostile takeover of PG&E Corp. are trying…

Freelance journalists file suit calling AB5 unconstitutional

Under the state’s landmark labor law AB5, which goes into effect Jan. 1, news outlets can publish no more than 35 pieces per year

Supreme Court lets stand ruling that protects homeless who sleep on sidewalk

The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear a major case on homelessness,…