Trump Threatens California With Health Funding Loss Over Abortion CoverageThe Trump administration on Friday threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions.
California Could Limit 'Flushable' Wipes Tied To Sewer ClogsLegislation in California that advanced on Thursday would require products that cannot be flushed down the toilet to be clearly labeled as such.
Bills Seek To Exempt Freelancers, Newspapers From New California Labor Law AB5Freelance writers and newspaper carriers would be exempted from a broad new California labor law requiring that many be treated as employees rather than independent contractors, under legislation announced Thursday.
New Federal Visa Rules Target California's Illegal 'Birth Tourism' IndustryThe Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S. citizenship.
Researchers: Drought Threat Lingers Over Northern California; 'Hope For Rain'hat kind of winter is California having? This year, trying to answer that presents another question, and that is how would one like to do the measuring? That is exactly the kind of thing they work on at U.C. Davis.
State Legislature May Revamp California's Recycling SystemRecycling centers in California have been going out of business at an alarming rate, leading lawmakers in Sacramento consider ways to revamp the system for recycling cans and bottles. 
Poll: Sanders, Biden, Warren Lead California Primary RaceThree Democratic presidential hopefuls are leading the California primary race, according to survey results released Monday by the San Francisco-based Public Policy Institute of California.
California Voters May Consider Mandate To End HomelessnessAn advisory council appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom called Monday for California voters to consider a legally enforceable mandate to end homelessness, as the most populous state grapples with one of its most pressing and politically fraught problems.
Newsom Budget: Bonus Stipends For Teachers To 'Make Them The Best, The Brightest'Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to give $20,000 stipends to teachers at high needs schools and extend health care to older low-income immigrants who are in the country illegally. He outlined the plans during an announcement Friday of his $222 billion budget proposal.
'California Is Fighting Back'; Newsom Wants State To Become Its Own PharmacyCalifornia could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday.
Newsom Orders Agencies To Find State Land To Use For Temporary Homeless SheltersGovernor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday directing agencies under his command to identify state land that could be used as temporary shelter locations for the homeless.