Competitive Cheerleading Becomes Official High School Sport In CaliforniaGov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to make competitive cheerleading an official high school sport in California.
Cigarette Tax Proponents Push For $2-Per-Pack IncreaseProponents of an effort to raise California’s cigarette tax have launched a new effort to raise the cigarette tax by $2 a pack, this time with support from wealthy donor Tom Steyer.
Drought Leads To Smaller California Pumpkins, More Shipments From OregonYou may not be able to find "The Great Pumpkin" this year from California -- and you can blame it on the drought.
After California, Right-To-Die Backers Push Laws In Other StatesIt will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.
Brown Signs Fair Pay Act In Richmond To Help Close Gender Wage GapGov. Jerry Brown will be in Richmond Tuesday morning to sign legislation strengthening women's rights to equal pay for equal work.
Governor Jerry Brown Helps Close Loophole In California's Ivory BanGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
Some Evacuees Return To Homes Looted In Middletown WildfireMore than a dozen homeowners who evacuated during a devastating California wildfire say their homes were burglarized in their absence.
Know Your Enemy: Cal Prepared For More Offensive Fireworks Against Washington StateGet ready for a long game as Cal and Washington State once again make for a busy day for the official scorer. Washington State rolled up 812 yards of offense against Cal last season, including 734 passing yards. The Golden Bears seem to be playing better defensively this season, but Washington State still looks equipped to do some damage in the box score.
Final Permits Awarded For Old Bay Bridge Section ImplosionCaltrans has secured the final of several permits necessary to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using nearly 400 small explosives, a Bay Bridge spokeswoman said Thursday.
California To Conduct Its Own Probe Into Volkswagen Diesel EmissionsCalifornia is dropping out of a multistate investigation to conduct its own probe into Volkswagen’s admission that it rigged diesel emissions technology to pass U.S. smog tests.
California Meets Water Savings Target For Third MonthCalifornians cut water use by 27 percent in August, marking the third consecutive month that residents and businesses surpassed the 25 percent conservation goal set by Gov. Jerry Brown to deal with the relentless drought, officials said Thursday.
Ticket Amnesty Law Goes Into Effect; Could Help 300K Bay Area ResidentsAt least 300,000 Bay Area residents could be eligible for help under a California law that went into effect Thursday to cut old ticket fines and reinstate lost driver’s licenses, according to a legal service and advocacy group.