California

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,…

California city hires trapper to catch rampaging wild pigs

Trails will be reopened when it’s deemed the wild pigs no longer pose a notable threat.

Kamala Harris drops out of presidential race

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris suspended her presidential run Tuesday, according to two…

State high court strikes down law that would have required Trump to disclose tax returns

The California Supreme Court in San Francisco on Thursday struck down a…

Jury awards Planned Parenthood nearly $2.3 million in civil suit against anti-abortion activists

A federal jury in San Francisco on Friday awarded Planned Parenthood Federation…

1 dead in California high school shooting that wounded at least 4 others, officials say

One person was killed and at least four others were injured in…

California fire season likely to last through December, with no rain in sight

“This may be a long fall and winter across California for both the firefighting community and the general public”

More than 270,000 Bay Area PG&E customers to lose power Tuesday

Latest round of shutoffs comes in wake of North Bay wind advisory, where Kincade fire still burns