State Supreme Court Blocks Pardon Of Cambodian Refugee Who Killed At Age 14In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee who killed a woman when he was 14 years old.
President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For California FiresAfter being criticized for what many called insensitive tweets about the California wildfires over the weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday evening approved an expedited request for a major disaster declaration in the state.
New California Law Helps Utilities With Wildfire LawsuitsGov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.
Body Camera Footage Released In 2015 Oakland Officer-Involved ShootingA new bill that will make body camera video from police shootings more readily available is sitting on Governor Jerry Brown's desk as the public gets its first look at a three year old police shooting in Oakland.
Environmental Protesters Block San Francisco Streets At Climate Change SummitMorning rush hour traffic came to a near halt in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood early Thursday as protesters representing a wide variety of environmental causes took to the city streets.
Hundreds Gather From Around Globe For San Francisco Climate Change SummitPeople from around the world gathered in San Francisco Tuesday a day before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit as the international community looks to California for solutions to climate change.
California Lawmakers Pass Bill To Erase Old Pot ConvictionsA bill requiring California prosecutors to erase or reduce thousands of marijuana criminal convictions was approved by the state Legislature on Wednesday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.
California OKs Limited Troop Deployment For Trump's RequestCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border as Trump wants and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement.
Justice Department Sues State Of California Over Sanctuary PoliciesThe U.S. Department of Justice late Tuesday filed suit against the state California over its sanctuary city policies and three laws that interfere with federal immigration law.
Innocent Inmate Says $2 Million Can't Make Up For Lost YearsA former California inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years says it was the "worst nightmare" and even nearly $2 million in state compensation can't make up for his lost time.
Trudeau Meets With California Leaders On Trade, Health CareCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picked up promises of investments and jobs during his first official visit to San Francisco.
Governor Brown Pardons Man Following Advanced DNA TestA 70-year-old California man convicted nearly four decades ago of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son was pardoned Wednesday after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted.
Jerry Brown's $16 Billion Water Tunnels Get Expected OKThe main agency promoting Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $16 billion water tunnels has given its expected approval to the project.
California Businesses Join, Pay For Gov. Brown's China TripGov. Jerry Brown has company on his trip to China to further his climate change agenda: About 30 California business leaders are along for the ride to support Brown's policies and build their own business deals.
California, New York, Washington Unite To Back Climate PactThree Democratic governors said Thursday they won't let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite President Donald Trump decision to withdraw from an international pact.