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Top News & Analysis California

  • Tesla Model S P85D is revealed to the media at the 2015 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center on January 12, 2015 in Detroit.

    Tesla rolled out the new Model S P85D, a performance edition of its flagship Model S, in an attempt to expand sales in cold-weather states.

  • A John Deere 8600 tractor is displayed on opening day of the World Ag Expo on February 10, 2015 in Tulare, Calif.

    Fierce competition at the world's largest outdoor farm machinery show may cause discounting this year, particularly for used tractors and combines.

  • Micah Sherman, and Nicole Graf, who moved from Brooklyn, N.Y., to cultivate cannabis, care for the "mother plants" which will seed their 7,000-square-foot indoor farm in a warehouse south of Seattle, last March, in Olympia, Wash.

    Growers who jumped into the new legal market hoping to make a killing in cannabis are now getting killed by a glut of product.

  • Farm show buzzes over drones

    Agricultural drone tech is capturing the attention of investors and farmers. Several start-ups are at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at a conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., October 27, 2014.

    The company simultaneously hit a milestone, becoming the first American company to close with a market cap above $700 billion.

  • Dairy Cows California

    States are trying to lure California's dairies away with the promise of ample water, a stable feed supply and abundant land.

  • Critically important kids get vaccinated: San Diego Mayor

    Everybody should have vaccinations, says Mayor Kevin Faulconer, (R) San Diego, discussing an initiative to get rid of the "personal belief" exemption many parents are using to avoid vaccinating their children.

  • Greener Pastures Send Dairy Farmers Packing

    Dairyman Mark Watte, who farms in Tulare, CA, said California milk producers wanting to expand are relocating to other states.

  • Price of ports' pain

    Congestion at West Coast ports is estimated by Kurt Salmon to cost retailers as much as $7 billion this year, and $37 billion in 2016, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Retailers brace for port fallout

    Some retailers have prepared contingency plans because of the ongoing port dispute. Susan Anderson, FBR vice president, provides insight.

  • Port shutdown tipping point for retailers?

    Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation (NRF), president/CEO, discusses the economic fallout from a West Coast port slowdown.

  • West Coast port shutdown looms

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the ripple effect a port slowdown is having on the U.S. economy.

  • West Coast ports suspend weekend work

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the West Coast ports will suspend weekend service due to the union worker slowdowns up and down the coast.

  • Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, California.

    Outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in California have rekindled debates over "anti-vaxxers"——here is a map of where they live.

  • Office buildings in San Francisco

    The red-hot residential real estate market in Silicon Valley might attract all the headlines, but commercial real estate is booming.

  • Verizon CEO Lowell C. McAdam speaks during a keynote address at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    Verizon announced two multibillion-dollar deals after hours on Thursday.

  • Port congestion in crisis

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports there are now 20 ships stuck anchored offshore of the port of Long Beach, that could be waiting in total up to three weeks to unload.

  • A window display advertises Grand Theft Auto IV April 28, 2008 in New York City.

    Take-Two said it now expects adjusted revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.70 billion, up from its previous forecast of $1.4 billion to $1.5 billion.

  • Farm raised shrimp.

    Nearly 100% of imported shrimp is not clean. To combat the problem, a venture has crowdfunded a project to build a non-GMO farm in San Diego.

  • Matthew Rutherford, assistant secretary for financial markets at the U.S. Treasury

    A U.S. Treasury official and a director at the New York Federal Reserve are among those who have been considered to replace two hawkish Fed policymakers, according to people familiar with the searches.