California Legislators Propose Greater Wildfire Insurance ProtectionCalifornia lawmakers are taking steps to protect Californians from the suffering that follows a wildfire.
New California Declares "Independence" From Rest Of StateWith the reading of their own version of a Declaration of Independence, founders of the state of New California took the first steps to what they hope will eventually lead to statehood.
Man Who Escaped Hawaii Hospital Had Fake IDs, Phones, CashA man who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to Northern California was caught with two high-quality fake IDs, two cellphones and more than $6,000 in cash.
BP Pays $102 Million Settlement For California OverchargesBP Energy Company is paying California $102 million to settle claims that it overcharged the state for natural gas between 2003 and 2012.
Study Blames Marijuana Farms For Poisonings Of Endangered OwlsRat poison is contaminating endangered northern spotted owls in California forests, and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday.
Legal Recreational Pot Creates Green Rush In CaliforniaJust within the city limits of Santa Rosa, stands a symbol of the new green economy created by the legalization of recreational pot.
Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election After Serving Ninth TermRepublican Rep. Darrell Issa of California says he will not seek re-election after serving out his ninth term in Congress.
Flu-Related Death Toll Continues To Rise In CaliforniaFlu-related deaths in California have been higher so far this season than in recent years, raising concerns the illness might prove more severe, health officials said Tuesday.
UC Berkeley Study Looks At California Prison Guards Stunning Suicide RateCorrectional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. He never came home.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
Flu Sufferers Pack California Emergency Rooms, Death Toll At 27The flu has hit California so hard this year, pharmacies have run out of medicine to treat it, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising.
Sessions Takes Aim At Judges' Handling Of Immigration CasesAttorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday launched a review of a little-known but widely used practice of immigration judges closing cases without decisions, potentially reshaping immigration courts and putting hundreds of thousands of people in greater legal limbo.

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