California

Legislation reclassifying many contract workers as employees signed into law

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed Assembly Bill 5 into law to…

 

University of California President Janet Napolitano to step down

Since she became the first woman to lead the 10-campus system in September 2013, Napolitano has enrolled historic numbers of California undergraduates.

 

Newsom, Becerra lash out at Trump plan to rescind California emissions standards

In a series of tweets early Wednesday morning, Trump said that revoking California’s authority to impose emissions standards will help make cars more affordable.

 

‘Baby Trump’ balloon to fly over Peninsula during Trump fundraiser visit

With U.S. President Donald Trump set to host a 2020 re-election fundraiser…

NTSB report: Crew members on doomed fishing boat were all sleeping when fire broke out

A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report released Thursday on the tragic…

Trump orders crackdown on homelessness in California, as White House officials survey LA area’s ‘crisis’

President Donald Trump has directed White House officials to take on California’s…

Last-minute AB5 amendment empowers city attorney to sue Uber for labor violations

Gig-worker bill would reclassify some contractors as employees

California vaccine bills signed by Newsom as protesters are arrested at Capitol

SACRAMENTO — California will enact sweeping new restrictions on medical exemptions for…

Seven Bay Area residents among victims of fatal boat fire

Authorities in Santa Barbara on Friday released the names of 22 people…

33 bodies recovered from California dive boat fire

About three dozen divers have participated in search efforts over the last few days.

California becomes first state to ban fur trapping

The law followed a public outcry when conservationist Tom O’Key discovered a bobcat trap illegally set on his property near Joshua Tree National Park.

Location allowed crew to escape deadly dive boat fire

The crew members who survived were likely assigned to sleep on the deck

Victims of California boat fire part of tight-knit community

The magnitude of the tragedy rocked California’s diving community.

Uber, Lyft warn they’ll take the fight over workplace rules to California voters

The ride-hailing giants said they'll commit $60M to fund a statewide initiative for the 2020 ballot

Additional injured victim from Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting brings total to 20

Gilroy police reported Thursday that one additional man was struck by gunfire…

A battle over California charter schools ends — for now — with a deal in Sacramento

(SACRAMENTO) Warring factions of California’s K-12 education system have reached an agreement…

Gov. Newsom on new police deadly force law: How I’ll know it’s working

Newsom to judge the success according by “substantial reduction in the number of fatal shootings.”

  • Aug 26, 2019

How much could PG&E’s rates rise? What you need to know

By Judy Lin, CalMatters Pacific Gas and Electric’s customers were warned about…

  • Aug 26, 2019

Hundreds of guns come in to California from Nevada. Lawmakers want to stop it

Two dozen California legislators on Wednesday asked their counterparts in the neighboring state to meet this fall to discuss strengthening restrictions on firearms.

Scientists finally know how big earthquakes start: with many smaller ones

(LOS ANGELES) The vast majority of earthquakes we feel come soon after…