California

California’s troubled unemployment agency needs immediate overhaul, report says

By Patrick McGreevy Los Angeles Times California’s antiquated unemployment benefits system requires…

 

I Drive SF: San Francisco will always get the taxi service it deserves

As rideshare companies face increased regulation, voters will weigh in on what they want

 

Bill rehousing transgender inmates moves to Newsom’s desk

State Sen. Scott Wiener and advocates urge the passing of “life-saving” legislation

 

In California, Trump continues to deny climate change is real: ‘It will start getting cooler’

By Evan Halper, Noah Bierman Los Angeles Times As wildfires raging through…

Gusty winds could clear skies but complicate Northern California firefighting efforts

By Ruben Vives and Marisa Gerber Los Angeles Times For days, smoke…

Dramatic nighttime airlift rescues scores trapped by Creek fire at Mammoth Pool

National Guard helicopters carry more than 200 people and their pets to safety

Cal ISO declares statewide power emergency

Transmission line and power plant went offline unexpectedly

Sierra fire traps people at Mammoth Pool recreation area

Injuries reported as rescue operation gets underway

State of emergency declared as California faces historic heat, possible power outages

Spare the Air alerts continue in Bay Area through Saturday

Confusing state eviction deal creates ‘know-your-rights’ crisis for tenants, advocates

California’s last-minute passage of an eviction moratorium bill late Monday night has…

Law allowing gun violence restraining orders undergoes major expansion

Legislation allows employers, co-workers and school employees to petition court to remove weapons

Enter the multiverse as Burning Man goes virtual for 2020

By Amelia Wiliams Bay City News Foundation This same time last year,…

California lawmakers reach deal for eviction protections that would last through January

Tenant advocates disappointed bill does not prevent all evictions

SCU Complex Fires burning in six counties now considered state’s second largest in history

The SCU Lightning Complex fires burning in several East Bay and Central…

From chickens to llamas, animals evacuated due to fires find safety at Peninsula shelters

From chickens to donkeys to rabbits, cats, dogs and even llamas, organizations…

Lightning-sparked Bay Area wildfires remain largely uncontrolled as more storms approach

Lightning-sparked fires continued to burn around the Bay Area Saturday morning, with…

Firefighters ‘running on fumes’ as Bay Area blazes spread, with more lightning looming

By Susanne Rust, Joseph Serna, Rong-Gong Lin II, Anita Chabria Los Angeles…

California joins 5 other states and DC to officially sue Postal Service over mail delays

A coalition of six states and Washington, D.C., sued the United States…

Golden State Killer apologizes to victims, sentenced to life in prison

Joseph DeAngelo, probably better known as the Golden State Killer, was sentenced…

Bay Area fires kill four, trigger widespread evacuations

Firefighters report a lack of resources hampering efforts to fight flames