The data comes as policymakers wrestle over how to manage the use of groundwater, often farmers' last resort, NBC News reports.» Read More
--We expect U.S. analog semiconductor manufacturer Intersil's revenues to be flat to modestly lower, on a sequential basis, over the next two quarters, as a result of continued difficult global macroeconomic environment in the second half of 2012..
Jerry Brown on Sunday announced that he had vetoed legislation that would have provided overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections to an estimated 200,000 caregivers, nannies and house cleaners in California.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.
For a special few, a house is a blank canvas on which to paint their personality, a stage for their creativity including tributes to television shows, movies, superheroes and sports.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
Gov. Jerry Brown of California announced when he came into office last year that he had found an alarming $28 billion “wall of debt” looming over the state, which had to be dismantled. Since then, he has slowed the issuance of municipal bonds, called for spending cuts and tried to persuade the state’s famously antitax voters to approve a tax increase this fall the New York Times reports.
The search for those behind the provocative, anti-Muslim film implicated in violent protests in Egypt and Libya led to a California Coptic Christian convicted of financial crimes who acknowledged his role in managing and providing logistics for the production.
California continues to have the third highest unemployment rate in the nation, at 10.7 percent. But there is one job opening, and it's paying six figures—chief economist.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
NBC News' Miguel Almaguer reports on wildfire problems in Northern California, and CNBC's Jane Wells says the state has consistently underestimated how much money it will need to fight wildfires.
An oil analyst says California is one more shutdown away from a serious energy crisis, which could bring $5 or $6 gas, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
For some of the most exclusive addresses, there are distinctive features that set them apart from the rest. Check out this list of multimillion dollar homes with big surprises, courtesy of TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.
There's a different sort of drought plaguing California, the nation's largest farm state. It's $38 billion agricultural sector is facing a scarcity of labor.
When Lynda and Stewart Resnick, the Beverly Hills entrepreneurs who founded POM Wonderful, wanted to host a dinner at their Aspen home in 2006 to talk about the Iraq war, they assembled a list of 22 A-list guests, including Queen Noor of Jordan, George Soros, the financier, and Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California. Leading the list of journalists was one of their favorite guests: Fareed Zakaria, the Indian-born Harvard Ph.D and foreign-policy specialist who had turned himself into an unlikely media star, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's John Fortt reports on the catering world inside some of Silicon Valley's hottest tech companies, and the vision of Bon Appetit's CEO Fedele Bauccio to create restaurant-quality food on a massive scale.
While the July unemployment figure rose a tenth of a point from June to 8.3 percent, the government says 44 states saw their rates increase.
They were once advertising executives, engineers, social workers, teachers and purchasing managers. Now they come week after week, dressed for the office, carrying binders full of résumés and leads for potential jobs.
Check out the major metropolitan housing markets with the most affordable homes for sale, counting down to number one.
While Bismarck, North Dakota is seeing the best of times with an unemployment rate of 2.8 percent, El Centro, California has a rate of 28.2 percent. Sedalia Sanders, mayor of El Centro, weighs in.
Dominic Frederico, Assured Guaranty CEO, explains why Stockton, California has not done enough to cut its fiscal fat to meet its bond obligations, with Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman and CEO.