The data comes as policymakers wrestle over how to manage the use of groundwater, often farmers' last resort, NBC News reports.» Read More
A report from the state treasurer says the Golden State's debt burden is up to 7.8 percent, more than double what it was eight years ago. According to the report, each Californian owes $2,542 this year for state debt, more than twice the national median of $1,066. It could be worse.
Senate Democrats are rewriting portions of President Barack Obama's jobs bill to include a new 5 percent tax on income above $1 million—a proposal that is sure to be blocked by Republicans.
Hog futures have been holding up well amid all the market volatility, so much that stealing hogs is on the rise, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
A strike deadline came and went Sunday night for Southern California grocery workers, but no one was walking off the job just yet as negotiations with supermarket chains continued and looked like they could last into the night.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story on how John Chambers, Cisco System CEO plans to increase sales and reassure investors. Also, discussing whether the stock is oversold, with Mark Sue, RBC Capital Markets, and Alkesh Shah, Evercore Partners.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from the front lines of the San Francisco TechCrunch Conference, where start-ups meet venture capitalists.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on a 10,500 square foot home on the housing market for auction originally going for $65 million and now finally at a minimum bid of $22 million.
Amazon.com is in a deal with legislators to avoid a ballot battle over the state's insistence that the online retailer collect state sales tax on purchases by Californians, the LA Times said.
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
Gold has had a hold on mankind since it was first mined in the Copper Age.
These should be boom times for the mining business in California and Nevada. There is no "rush" in the new gold rush.
A look at the auto indicator, with Lacey Plache, Edmunds.com, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, and what the Golden State is telling investors about the economy, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Fame is no longer protection from foreclosure, and neither is success. Who are some of the celebrities who have gone through a foreclosure? Find out!
There are vast economic development opportunities in efficiency, renewable energy, and converting waste into valuable assets, says blogger Terry Tamminen.
JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.
How would a U.S. downgrade impact individual states? Insight on the financial fallout, with CNBC's Scott Cohn, and John Miller, Nuveen Asset Management.
If all goes according to plan, the city of Vallejo will emerge from a three-year bankruptcy.
I know I’m supposed to be all freaked out about the nation reaching its debt limit and our credit being downgraded and we’ll stop paying some bills. But I live in California. This is normal. Daily panic and doomsday scenarios over government finances started here. Political gridlock, kicking the can down the road…that’s how we roll.
A new law requires utilities to get 33-percent of their energy needs from renewable energy sources by 2020. Sounds good, except financing and licensing approval for new sources is unlikely to happen at a pace sufficient to produce that much supply.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on a new way for home buyers to get a bird's-eye view of expensive homes in California.