California has become the first state to ban usage of plastic bags, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.» Read More
Bipartisan legislative support worked briskly to authorize $104 million in tax breaks to help "green" companies in California buy equipment and add jobs— but the program has been frozen to new applicants amid questions about how the recipients were chosen.
Green energy professionals gathered in Dallas for the Solar Power International conference to tackle the latest challenges in the solar power industry. CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
California is still having a tough go of it financially. Two men who grew up here, and whose careers went in very different directions — Jerry Brown and Michael Milken — met in Beverly Hills this week to figure out ways to get the Golden State back on its feet
With California's unemployment at 12.1 percent, business leaders and policymakers gathered at the Milken Institute's State of the State Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. CNBC's Jane Wells on the gathering and the California economy.
Hollywood has remake fever. What are notable movie remakes that made less money than the originals?Find out!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach has made a lot of money calculating where the bond market will go. But his former employer goes to court today to try to prove Gundlach miscalculated when he prepared to start DoubleLine while still employed at TCW.