Top News & Analysis California

  • People walk past a Tesla motor company dealership.

    Tesla intends to appeal New Jersey's ruling that would stop it from selling its vehicles in the state within two weeks.

  • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' feedback.

  • America's top luxury real estate markets

    CNBC's Robert Frank breaks down the 2014 Luxury Market Report by Coldwell Banker and discusses the trends he sees in high-end real estate.

  • Employee Paula Anania cleans up hair care products that were knocked off the shelf in a beauty supply store in the Encino area of Los Angeles after a 4.4 earthquake jolted the area March 17, 2014.

    As residents pick up the pieces from Friday's 5.1 quake in Southern California, most will have to pay for the damage themselves.

  • Big quake coming to Calif.?

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest on the 5.1 earthquake that hit Southern California on Friday night.

  • We need a level playing field: Kashkari

    Neel Kashkari, (R-Calif.) gubernatorial candidate, discusses how regulations are impacting business. Also Kashkari explains why he thinks high frequency trading needs to be regulated.

  • Aftershocks rock California

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the latest details following Friday's 5.1 earthquake.

  • Kashkari: Where's the California comeback?

    Twenty-four percent of Californians live in poverty, says Neel Kashkari, (R-Calif.) gubernatorial candidate, sharing his plan to turnaround the Golden State's economy and create jobs. If we could work together in Washington during the financial crisis, we can work together in Sacramento, says Kashkari.

  • Bill Gross

    Pimco Total Return Fund is trailing 87 percent of its peers so far this year, in the latest setback for co-founder Bill Gross.

  • Major bust at LAX

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports 6 baggage handlers have been arrested at LAX airport for stealing passenger property after police noticed a 37% jump in thefts last year.

  • Not all coffee is created equally, which means it matters where you go if you are looking for a pick-me-up.

  • Salmon taking a ride

    Some 30 million Chinook salmon, or "baby king salmon" are being driven by tanker trucks due to the fear of warmer and shallow waters from the California drought keeping them from swimming to the ocean this year. CNBC's Morgan Brennan has the details.

  • Salmon face climate woes

    The waters in California are too shallow and too warm for salmon to swim from Hatchery to the ocean. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the California drought is forcing tanker trucks to drive salmon to the ocean.

  • Silicon Valley

    Is Silicon Valley shortchanging its most experienced, and perhaps valuable, workers?

  • In southeastern California farmers have plenty of water to grow alfalfa hay for export, and this is pitting them against California's cattle industry.

  • Mystery $700 million office space in Valley

    San Jose, California, has signed off on a 10 building, 2 million square foot complex, estimated to cost $700 million, but it's a mystery as to which company is moving in, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Mystery surrounds who is the tenant of a new development planned in Silicon Valley.

    San Jose's biggest-ever office park is about to be built—and the identity of the company remains a mystery.

  • A dog hangs around an abandoned farmhouse on February 6, 2014 near Bakersfield, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the past 500 years.

    California's drought may leave nearly a million acres of idle land this year because of a lack of water, a report said on Friday.

  • Chris Zaharias

    Chris Zaharias, founder of start-up SearchQuant, is calling for a collective "Rosa Parks moment" by tech workers. Re/code reports.

  • LA quake hit along quiet faultline

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the troubling factors of Monday's 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles.