California Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to pull troops from the border is another sign the new governor is taking a more activist approach than his predecessor against President Donald Trump's policies.
The world remains perilously close to global catastrophe because leaders have not made enough progress reducing nuclear and climate threats, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists warns.
The former two-term president would arguably end up the biggest supporter of a Biden 2020 run, but Obama also counts Harris as a loyal ally.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 10- California Governor Gavin Newsom capped a busy first week in office on Thursday by proposing $144.2 billion in general fund spending for the most populous U.S. state, highlighted by increased expenditures in healthcare and education. Newsom's fiscal blueprint assumes continued economic growth of at least 3 percent a year but...
California's new Gov. Gavin Newsom took a swipe at the gun lobby in his inaugural address and has already indicated he supports some gun control legislation his predecessor rejected.
At least 11 states, from California to Vermont, passed new protections addressing workplace harassment in the past year — and many of them go into effect in 2019.
Jerry Brown has been a fixture of California politics for nearly a half century and his final stint as governor was marked by restoring the state's fiscal health and filling the leadership vacuum on climate change.
A slew of new gun laws are coming into force in California and other states in 2019, including a new California law requiring a lifetime ban on gun ownership for some domestic violence offenders.
California could see its tax collections take a hit in December because of its heavy reliance on the wealthy for personal income taxes and the state's revenue volatility to even small changes in the financial markets.
The final 2018 Farm Bill is expected to be voted on as early as next week and would legalize hemp cultivation and could be a catalyst for explosive growth in a nascent industry that some forecast could top $20 billion by 2022.
California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom is planning to attend Saturday inauguration of Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as signs grow the Democrat will be an activist on immigration and border issues.
A new state audit raises questions about flaws in California's $77 billion high-speed rail project and could add pressure on Newsom to cut back the construction of the train or make other major changes.
WASHINGTON, Nov 28- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned on Wednesday that the U.S. Congress should not pass a relatively weak online privacy bill to protect consumer data and use it to take precedence over a new California law. Becerra on Wednesday also noted the importance of supporting an industry that has led to the creation of wildly...
Home insurers in California face potentially significant losses from the current wildfires but can't "cram" all of it into next year's insurance bills, according to the state's insurance commissioner.
PG&E, the parent company of the Pacific Gas & Electric utility unit, is expected to become a major player in the early warning camera expansion, CNBC has learned.
Authorities reported eight more fatalities from the Northern California blaze, bringing the total number of dead so far to 56.
More than 200 people were missing in California's deadliest and most destructive blaze on record.
PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history. Officials said the bodies of five people were found in their burned-out homes and the sixth was found in a vehicle in northern California's Camp Fire, Butte...
PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Two deadly wildfires fueled by "devil winds" tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by officials forced to leave their own homes. In northern California, the Camp Fire is one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history, killing at least 23 since it broke out on...
PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...