Amazon.com Inc. said the California Attorney General’s Office has approved its petition for a referendum that would let voters decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes in the state.
San Francisco Superior Court will be closing 25 courtrooms and laying of 40 percent of its staff come October 1 due to budget cuts.
Groups representing California redevelopment agencies and cities are suing the state to halt a change that would eliminate the agencies and funnel an estimated $1.7 billion to local services.
The UC Board of Regents has approved a plan to raise student tuition by an additional 9.6% for the coming school year in response to a steep reduction in state support…
The new president at San Diego State University, Elliot Hirshman, will be receiving an annual salary of $400,000, some $100,000 more than his predecessor.
California’s state treasurer said he is preparing contingency plans in case the federal government misses its Aug. 2 deadline to raise the debt ceiling.
More and more online shopping sites are dropping California merchants as a result of the state’s new requirement that out of state retailers collect sales tax from California shoppers.
The Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement could be shut down as a result of the $71 million cut to the Division of Law Enforcement budget approved by Governor Jerry Brown.
Just as California’s wildfire season begins, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has had to cut the contract for the nation’s biggest firefighting jet.
California’s State Controller John Chiang has released another report showing the high salaries of some state employees.