California Legislature Proposes First-In-The-Nation Wealth TaxA bill proposed in the California State Assembly would, if passed, implement a wealth tax on California residents -- the first of its kind in the nation.
Tenants Face Imminent Evictions If State Lawmakers Don't Act QuicklyThe clock is running out on eviction protections for tenants in California, with the current statewide moratorium set to expire on August 14th.
California Sets In-Person Voting Rules Amid CoronavirusWorried about the unpredictable coronavirus wreaking havoc on the November election, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Thursday to let counties offer fewer in-person polling places in exchange for opening the sites earlier.
California Health Insurance Rates Increase Slightly For 2021The state plans to increase health insurance premiums for the 1.5 million Californians who purchase coverage through the state marketplace, state officials announced Tuesday.
Family Of Richmond Teen Killed In Sacramento Cemetery Shooting Pleads For JusticeA killer who gunned down an 18-year-old Sacramento State student from Richmond in a South Sacramento cemetery last week is still on the loose
Teen Killed In Sacramento Cemetery Shooting Identified As Richmond Native Zarrie AllenAn 18-year-old woman shot at a South Sacramento cemetery Monday evening has been identified as Richmond native Zarrie Allen.
California State Senate Delays Work Over COVID-19 Outbreak At Capitol, Rising Cases StatewideThe California Senate will delay its work because of a coronavirus outbreak at the Capitol and an increasing number of new cases across the state.
California State Capitol Shut Down After COVID-19 Outbreak, Assemblywoman Tests PositiveA coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess. On Monday, Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tweeted she had a "mask to mask" exposure on June 29 and tested positive on July 4.
Rising Sacramento Rapper Bris Killed In Weekend ShootingAn up-and-coming rapper named Bris has been identified as the person who died after a shooting in south Sacramento over the weekend
Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Removed From Capitol Rotunda In SacramentoCalifornia legislative leaders announced Tuesday that the statue of Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus in the Capitol Rotunda will be removed.
Statue of California Pioneer John Sutter Removed After VandalismA statue commemorating one of California's most prominent historical figures has been removed from outside a Sacramento hospital.
Report: Golden State Killer To Plead Guilty To Avoid Death PenaltyLawyers involved in the Golden State Killer trail may have reached a deal that will find suspect Joseph James DeAngelo pleading guilty to 88 charges of murder, rape and other crimes in order to avoid the death penalty, according to published reports.
Fire Crews Make Progress On Fast-Growing Grant Fire In SacramentoFire crews in Sacramento County were making some headway on a fast-moving, wind-driven grass fire burning in east Sacramento County Friday.
California Lawmakers Agree To Close $54.3 Billion Budget GapCalifornia’s Legislative leaders on Wednesday rejected billions of dollars in budget cuts to public schools and health care services that Gov. Gavin Newsom had proposed, setting up a fight with the governor over how to close the state’s estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit.
Hundreds Rally Outside State Capitol to Protest Stay-at-Home OrderHundreds of protesters rallied outside the state Capitol on Saturday to demand that Gov. Gavin Newsom lift his restrictions on business, religious gatherings and other activities.