California

Bail reform law on hold as referendum heads for November 2020 ballot

A historic California law that would replace cash bail with a risk…

California officials praise ruling barring citizenship question on 2020 census

California officials on Tuesday hailed a ruling by a federal judge in…

L.A. teachers’ strike stretches into Day 3 with no resolution in sight

LOS ANGELES _ Tensions remain high between the teachers union and Los…

PG&E filing for bankruptcy due to wildfire liability

San Francisco-based PG&E Co. announced early Monday morning that it is filing…

Newsom unveils a $209 billion budget to boost schools and health care in California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a $209 billion budget on Thursday that…

Newsom, Harris condemn Trump threat to withhold fire management funding

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris reacted swiftly Wednesday…

Ting wants to get rid of paper receipts

A state assemblyman from San Francisco on Tuesday introduced legislation that would…

Gavin Newsom sworn in as California’s 40th governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Gavin Christopher Newsom took his place as California's 40th governor…

Camp Fire: PG&E says its possible role in wildfires could create legal problems

PG&E acknowledged Monday that its possible role in Northern California's recent wave…

Suspect in shooting of Newman cop arrested near Bakersfield

A man who allegedly shot and killed a police officer in Central…

Demographic evolution recognizes that ethnic identities are fluid, multi-faceted

Since I first started this column almost two years ago, I am…

Yemeni mother granted travel ban waiver to visit dying son at Oakland hospital

A Yemeni mother is receiving a visa waiver that will allow her…

Police investigate behavior of Camp Fire cleanup workers who posted offensive photos

LOS ANGELES — One photo from the wreckage of the Camp fire's…

10 uncommon tips for staying safe on the ski slopes

Surely you have heard the usual advice: Get strong, stay flexible, don’t…

William Newsom, father of Gavin Newsom, dies at age 84

William Newsom, a retired state appellate court justice and father of Gov.-elect…

Some evacuation orders lifted in Northern California after Camp Fire

Sheriff’s officials lifted some evacuation orders in Northern California on Sunday in…

Change in law means thousands more SF residents will receive food stamps

A change in state law will soon give thousands of San Francisco’s…

Protesters call for public takeover of PG&E, shut down CPUC meeting

Protesters calling for the public takeover of PG&E shut down a California…

Firefighters reach full containment of deadly Camp Fire in Northern California

The Camp Fire in Northern California's Butte County was contained Sunday morning…

The biggest loss in Paradise? Its elders

James “Jay” Rose woke up on the morning of Nov. 8 to…