Top News & Analysis California


  • Dr. Dre

    Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine are being vilified as scam artists in a lawsuit that alleges the duo duped one of their former partners.

  • Soybean harvest

    It's not just oil prices that are falling. From nickel to soybean oil, global commodity prices are on a steady decline.

  • Nearly two-thirds of moves involving this state were outbound, according to a moving company's survey.

  • Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside the McDonald's corporate campus, May 21, 2014, in Oak Brook, Ill.

    Minimum wages rose in 20 states recently, igniting the decades-old debate of how higher wages affect businesses and consumers.

  • Caged chickens lay eggs in a chicken house built decades ago at an egg farm, on Nov. 6, 2014 in San Diego.

    It's 2015, and that means that eggs sold commercially in California now must come from chickens that have twice as much room to move around.

  • A campaign waged by casino owners has stalled efforts to allow more widespread wagering on laptops and smartphones across the U.S. The Financial Times reports.

  • 3 Arrested in Cali corruption scandal

    Three people were arrested in California as part of an investigation into an 11-year $6.4 million alleged embezzlement scheme. Pasadena Star-News' Sarah Favot, reports the details of the story.

  • California: Home of 'happy' eggs

    America's egg producers will have to give chickens more room if they want to sell their eggs in California starting January 1, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Cali egg rules

    The cost of your morning omelet in California could be going way up starting tomorrow, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • An American Apparel store in New York City.

    The board of American Apparel has received a letter from British buyout firm Lion Capital, pushing it to explore strategic options include a sale.

  • Christmas tree

    With Christmas fast approaching it is likely that you have already made one of the season's most difficult decisions: real or artificial?

  • A longshoreman walks on bags of rice in a cargo ship at the Port of West Sacramento in California

    Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports requested federal mediation on Monday in their contract talks with the union for 20,000 dockworkers.

  • Technicians install solar panels on a house in Mission Viejo, Calif.

    The U.S. confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan on Tuesday which could inflame trade tensions between the countries.

  • The bottom of the Almaden Reservoir in San Jose, California on January 28, 2014.

    Recent storms have not brought anywhere near enough water for California to recover from drought, according to NASA.

  • Gywneth Paltrow

    Gwyneth Paltrow's new ventures in blow-dry bars, hair products and e-commerce reveals she may be far more than just an actress.

  • Attendees visit the Verifone Systems booth during the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.

    VeriFone reported earnings of $31.1 million. For the current quarter ending in January, VeriFone expects its per-share earnings to be 40 cents.

  • Workers prepare pipes used in the drilling of shale gas.

    Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.

  • Powerful storm pounds West Coast

    The Weather Channel's Keith Carson reports a massive storm hitting California's coast is causing flooding and landslides and dumping snow in the northern regions.

  • People pick up free sandbags at the San Francisco Department of Public Works before a severe storm expected to bring high winds and heavy rain that could topple trees and cause widespread flooding.

    California will see heavy rains and winds while the Northeast grapples with more than 20 inches of snow, reports NBC News.

  • Uber app in Berlin

    Bad press for Uber, the ride-sharing app now worth an estimated $40 billion, keeps mounting. Can the taxi service take much more?