Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order slashing water use by 25 percent to deal with a drought that just won't quit. NBC News reports.
California is bracing for year four of a major drought and many farmers already are reducing acreage.
Few people in tech worked harder over the past 24 years than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco.
A bond measure to fund water projects in California easily passed Tuesday. But what might not be so easy is getting relief from the state's drought.
LGBT businesses in California may get the same consideration for contracts now given to minorities and women.
A first-in-the-nation law passed by the Calif. legislature and awaiting Gov. Brown's signature would allow LGBT businesses qualify for special consideration for work with state regulated utilities. Beyond Curious CEO Nikki Barua, Justin Nelson of the Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and AT&T California Pres. Ken McNeeley explain what it means.
Neel Kashkari—GOP candidate for governor of California—delivered on CNBC a scathing critique of President Barack Obama and Democratic policies in D.C.
Moody's upgraded its rating on California's general obligation debt, citing the state's improving financial position and employment growth.
Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.
A deal made with Israel could help alleviate California's serious drought problem.
Drought-stricken California farmers are expected to idle 500,000 acres of cropland in a record production loss that could cost billions.
A former investment banker who ran TARP said he will challenge California Governor Jerry Brown for the state's top job in 2014.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a first-of-its-kind law to criminalize revenge porn, the distribution of explicit photos to humiliate others.
Tesla Motors is working to produce a car capable of running on "auto-pilot" within the next three years, CEO Elon Musk said.
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Texas, which has never finished below No. 2 in CNBC's Top States for Business, drops from first to second in 2013.
The New York City Council on Wednesday passed sweeping legislation to prevent employers from discriminating against out-of-work job seekers.
Republican governors are moving to cut income taxes, including proposals that would increase reliance on state sales taxes, setting up ambitious experiments in tax reform that could shape what is possible on a national level.
Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday proposed a state spending plan that eliminates the deficit and provides $6.3 billion more in spending than the previous year.