Top News & Analysis California

  • EBay CEO John Donahoe began emailing millions of users of the company's online marketplace in an unprecedented effort to change looming sales tax legislation.

  • Laura Larsen of West Hollywood kisses "CC" New program at LAX called PUP (Pets Unstressing People) uses certified dogs to walk the terminals with their volunteer owners to greet passengers and help ease the tensions of modern airline traveling.

    The next time you're waiting to board your flight at LAX, don't be surprised to see furry friends roaming the terminal with bright red vests reading, "Pet Me!"

  • PG&E: Substation Damaged Due to Vandalism

    PG&E is reporting heavy damage to transformers at a power substation, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court building.

    The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that calls into question whether DNA can be claimed as intellectual property, and remain off limits without the permission of the patent holder.

  • Stay Classy, San Diego

    Discussing the state of business in San Diego, with Deborah Scott, Cohn Restaurant Group chef & partner. "The restaurant business in San Diego is really shining," she says.

  • WD-40 CEO: No Dent In Sales on Economic Uncertainties

    WD-40 was invented in San Diego, and its CEO Garry Ridge, is celebrating the product's 60th anniversary. Also, discussing the uncertainty in business, and whether WD-40 was hurt by the sequester. "If leadership was about taking away barriers, why would we continue to put barriers in our way," he says.

  • Big Money In San Diego

    Discussing market opportunities, with Brent Wilsey, Wilsey Asset Management president and Howard Lindzon, Stocktwits CEO.

  • Road trip! Road trip! In the second stop, CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on the biotech boom in San Diego.

  • San Diego Mayor: We've Diversified

    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) discusses the growing sectors in the city, rising home prices, and the burgeoning biotech industry.

  • Refining America's Finest City

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on business in San Diego, how the city has come back from the brink of bankruptcy, and the diversity of the economy. Just the same, taxes are among the highest in the country.

  • Why We're In San Diego

    San Diego has the 2nd largest biotech industry in the U.S. CNBC's Brian Sullivan is there to check it out.

  • Which ZIP codes were home to the priciest home sales? A new report takes a look.

  • California on Powerball Bandwagon

    California is the 43rd state to offer Powerball, and the state expects to generate $350 million in sales, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Golden State Welcomes Powerball Lottery

    California become the 43rd state to join the Powerball lottery, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Former News Corp President Peter Chernin bid around $500 million for Hulu, the online-video streaming service he helped create in 2007, according to two sources with knowledge of Hulu's sale process.

  • San Bernardino suburb

    Stockton and San Bernardino, the two California cities that have filed for bankruptcy protection, are both considered test cases in the epic battle over whether municipal bondholders or pensioners will absorb most of the pain when a government goes broke.

  • Will Bankrupt City Have to Pay Pensions?

    As Stockton, California runs out of cash, the big question hasn't been answered, with Mark Standriff, Radio Talk Show Host; Bernard Whitman, Whitman Insight Strategies; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host.

  • Power Rundown: NYC to Lose Its Area Code?

    Airlines are facing a growing battle between leisure and business passengers, and New York City is in danger of losing its beloved (212) area code. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Jane Wells, discuss.

  • Judge Allows Stockton to Enter Bankruptcy

    Stockton, California is becoming America's largest city to enter bankruptcy, with CNBC's Jane Wells; and Michael Sweet, Fox Rothschild lawyer and conservative strategist Ron Meyer, discuss.

  • The Stockton Record

    The decision approving Stockton's relief via Chapter 9 bankruptcy Monday may have residual effects on bondholders, retiree pension plans and the future of other faltering cities, NBC News reports.