Monterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.
A push to split California into six states may be over before it begins, after opponents of the ballot measure filed a voter fraud complaint with the state on Thursday.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper will submit signatures on Tuesday to put a measure that would split California in six separate states.
Drako, a Belgian shepherd trained to sniff narcotics and smuggled cell phones, reached a milestone at his prison recently.
A State Senate committee approved two bills Tuesday to tighten regulations on on-demand, ride-app services such as Uber and Lyft.
A 35-acre wildfire burning in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in west Marin County is 50 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon, a Marin County Fire Department battalion chief said.
Two San Francisco supervisors will face each other in a runoff race for one of the city’s state assembly seats this November following Tuesday’s primary election.
Voters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.
The state Assembly has passed a bill requiring large airports to make accommodations for traveling mothers to pump breast milk.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.