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A federal court judge has ruled that bankrupt cities like Stockton, California, can cut pensions.
The plastic bag's role in pollution has sparked a statewide ban in California, but this good-intentioned measure could have unforeseen consequences.
California has become the first state to ban usage of plastic bags, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank investor, share their opinions on news California has become the first state to ban usage of plastic bags.
The measure signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown was inspired by the $2.5-million fine levied against Donald Sterling. The LA Times reports.
How one tech start-up is using data to make car insurance cheaper.
Six industries are struggling to survive the ongoing California drought, NBC News reports.
LGBT businesses in California may get the same consideration for contracts now given to minorities and women.
A first-in-the-nation law passed by the Calif. legislature and awaiting Gov. Brown's signature would allow LGBT businesses qualify for special consideration for work with state regulated utilities. Beyond Curious CEO Nikki Barua, Justin Nelson of the Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and AT&T California Pres. Ken McNeeley explain what it means.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System announced the elimination of its hedge fund program. Ted Eliopoulos, CalPERS CIO, says the program was too small to have a meaningful impact on return.
The impact of natural disasters is being felt unevenly in California, but economists say the Golden State's economy won't suffer overall.
A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37.
The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million.
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
People turned out in record numbers to buy the iPhone 6, which CEO Tim Cook called "the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone."
Apple CEO Tim Cook gets a round of applause from consumers and co-workers when he appeared at the company's store in Palo Alto, California.
California has finally adapted new regulations when it comes to groundwater usage. But some experts say they will have no effect on the drought.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law.
Firefighters in California continue to battle a blaze that has destroyed or damaged homes, businesses and two churches.
Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.