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.
San Francisco State University may be dumping its Gator mascot.
The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.
California’s colorful and unpredictable governor, Jerry Brown, is preparing to pass another milestone: the state’s longest serving governor.
California’s largest public employee union says it has reached a tentative agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown on a new three-year contract that includes raises for 95,000 state workers.
The state’s independent budget analyst says California will take in $3.2 billion more than Gov. Jerry Brown estimated, providing Democratic lawmakers the opportunity to increase spending.