California

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…

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill setting new standards for police use of force

Here’s how ‘Stephon Clark’s law’ sets California rules

School board working to put ethnic studies at heart of district curriculum

Efforts to educate students on concepts such as structural racism, identity and…

Suspect in California stabbing rampage is gang member with criminal history, police say

LOS ANGELES — Authorities said the 33-year-old man accused of stabbing four…

FBI opens domestic terror investigation into Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

Family of suspected gunman issues statement apologizing to community

Trump and GOP sue California over law requiring tax returns to run in state’s primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California’s first-in-the-nation law requiring presidential primary candidates to release…

Deadly cliff collapse is a warning sign for California coast

“Most unprotected coastal cliffs are actively eroding and should be considered hazardous.”

Gilroy Garlic Festival killer died of suicide

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office ruled on Friday

California honey bees are still declining, but Trump does not care

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in July that it would no longer be funding a nationwide annual survey of the honeybee population.

Medical examiner confirms identity of 25-year-old victim in garlic festival shooting

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office has confirmed the identities of…

Suspect identified in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

At least four people were killed in a shooting Sunday at the…

San Francisco teens confess to fatal stabbing of Italian policeman

Two 19-year-old US citizens have confessed to a fatal knife attack on…

Facebook slammed with record-breaking $5B penalty over privacy issues

Facebook has been ordered to pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty as…

Trump backs off threat to audit California wildfire fighting agreement

A growing dispute between the Trump administration and California firefighting agencies over millions of dollars in back pay has ended.

LA police embedded informant at 2017 church protests against Donald Trump

On four separate occasions in October 2017, the informant entered Echo Park United Methodist Church with a hidden recorder.

‘Manholes’ are out as Berkeley removes gender-specific language from city code

City Council votes to replace terms in the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral words.

California doesn’t have enough doctors. To recruit them, the state is paying off medical school debt

By Melody Gutierrez, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bryan Ruiz’s hands…