Consumer Reports: 1000s Of Uber, Lyft Drivers’ Vehicles Have Outstanding Recalls For Deadly Defects A consumer study revealed tens of thousand of Uber and Lyft drivers are behind the wheel in cars that have been recalled, in some cases, for deadly defects.
California Eyes Health Care For Immigrants In US IllegallyCalifornia lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally.
Free Tuition Offer At Diablo Valley College Keeps Freshman Students Debt-FreeAt a time when so many students are staggering under the weight of college debt, Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill is making a tempting offer: Free tuition.
Trump Passes Disaster Declaration For Storm-Ravaged California CountiesPresident Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for California after large parts of the state were damaged by storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides earlier this year.
Judge Orders California AG To Release Pre-2019 Police Misconduct FilesA judge ordered California's attorney general to release police misconduct records predating Jan. 1, when new transparency legislation took effect.
Bay Area Counties Join California’s Drug Pool To Negotiate Better PricesThree Bay Area counties, Alameda, San Francisco and Santa Clara, have joined the state of California to negotiate lower prescription drug prices.
California Lawmakers Delay Bill Making Election Day A HolidayCalifornia lawmakers have delayed a proposal to make Election Day a statewide holiday.
Bay Area Gas Prices Higher Than Anywhere Else In U.S. In AprilBay Area gasoline was more expensive than any place in the country for the month of April, according to new data released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
State Regulators Tour Devastated Town Of Paradise To Learn Wildfire LessonsSix months ago, the Camp Fire began tearing through the Butte County town of Paradise. But along with all the devastation came some important lessons; Wednesday morning, state regulators toured the area to see how fire preparation and response can be improved.
PG&E Taking Part In 'Power Of Being Prepared' Awareness Campaign On Power Shutoffs During High-Fire ThreatsThree large utility companies are coordinating a “Power of Being Prepared” media campaign to inform residents about public safety power shutoffs during very high or extreme fire threats.
Drought-Free After Wet Winter, California Still Braces For Difficult Fire SeasonEven with the state's drought declared over, Cal Fire is bracing for a worse-than-average fire season this summer.
Wet Winter Could Lead To More Earthquakes, UC Berkeley Researchers ClaimThe snow is finally starting to melt after a long wet winter, and according to researchers, that could mean more earthquakes.
California's 3 Major Utilities Spent $1.3M On Lobbying In 1st 3 Months Of 2019California's three major utilities spent at least $1.3 million to lobby state government in the first three months of 2019.
Environmentalists Fear New Push For Oil Drilling Off California CoastIt’s been decades since California allowed any new offshore oil drilling but environmentalists say the Trump administration is now trying to force the issue in a battle that is 50 years in the making.
Gov. Newsom Proposes $15M Grant To Fight Hate Crimes At Places Of WorshipOn Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his support for a $15 million grant to protect places of worship.