Gov. Brown Denies Parole For Manson FollowerLeslie Van Houten, the youngest member of the Manson "family" to take part in a series of gruesome California murders in 1969, has been denied freedom again — her past overshadowing her decades as a model prisoner.
Governor's Emergency Proclamation Aids Effort To Repair Moraga SinkholeFinancial assistance may be on the way for the town of Moraga, which is stuck with a costly repair job after a damaging sinkhole appeared last month.
Lawmakers Push To Restore Benefits, Pre-K In Final Week Of State Budget TalksDemocratic lawmakers are pushing to restore recession-era social service cuts and proposing new programs such as preschool for low-income families.
California Housing Summit In Oakland Sees Market On The MendCalifornia remains one of the most expensive places in the country to own a home with more people renting than owning in urban areas, but Oakland housing experts say the market is on the mend.