California Elections Chief: Security Is Strong Ahead Of MidtermsCalifornia's top elections official says the state has aggressive safety procedures in place to protect its elections systems against Russian and other meddling but is ramping up even more ahead of the 2018 midterms.
Padilla: Russia Didn't Target California Election Systems After AllCalifornia's chief elections officer says the U.S. Homeland Security Department is walking back its conclusion that Russian hackers looked for vulnerabilities in the state's election systems.
California Lawmakers Approve Earlier 2020 Presidential PrimaryCalifornia may hold its presidential primary elections three months earlier after lawmakers in both chambers of the Legislature passed bills Thursday.
California May Move 2020 Primary Much Earlier With New ProposalWhile Californians waited until June to vote in last year's presidential primary, a new proposal could move the state's primary date much earlier.
California Democratic Voter Registration Climbs Post-ElectionCalifornia Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced the new registration numbers Wednesday.
California Secretary Of State Blasts Trump Claiming Voter Fraud Without EvidencePresident-elect Donald Trump's tweets alleging voter fraud are not getting much traction with California's Secretary of State.
Money Remains Largest Obstacle For California’s Earthquake Early Warning SystemCalifornia has been working on an earthquake early warning system for over a year and at San Francisco City Hall, there is one state senator who wants to know when instituting the program can begin.
Sonoma County Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect; Statewide Ban Bill Sits On Governor’s Desk Sonoma County joins the growing list of jurisdictions in the State of California to impose a ban on plastic shopping bags. The ban went into effect on Monday.
Support For Campaign Reform Legislation In Sacramento Ebbs After ScandalsEthics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.
KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA Poll Finds Brown Retains Wide Lead, GOP Race For Governor TighteningWhile Gov. Jerry Brown retains a huge lead less than two weeks before the June 3rd primary election, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll shows the race to be the governor's challenger in November appears to be tightening.
California State Senate Approves Self-Driving Car RegulationsState lawmakers are anticipating the day when self-driving vehicles navigate California’s roads guided by radar and GPS systems instead of human hands on the steering wheel.
Bill To Override BART Cell Phone Policy Speeds Through California LegislatureA bill to require that Bay Area Rapid Transit and other government agencies seek a court order before blocking cell phone access could reach the floor of the California Senate before the end of April.