The decision leaves Gov. Jerry Brown with one last option to persuade a lower court to intervene.
Traffic fines have grown several times over due to add-ons known as penalty assessments.
Ruling grants a temporary win to Gov. Brown, who argued that early release jeopardizes public safety.
A San Francisco appeals court says company’s Wi-Fi snooping not exempt from legal action.
Top-secret government documents have been released to the SF-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Stanford-NAACP study says only 2 percent of inmates released under Prop. 36 have returned to prison.
Brown and legislative leaders agree to pass competing plans to meet court order to cut prison population.
State inmates end a two-month hunger strike after lawmakers agree to hold hearings over isolation units.
Hundreds of people flocked to central Berkeley on Saturday to take part in Berkeley Spark, a one-day festival that was billed as bringing the spirit of the popular Burning Man Festival to the East Bay. The centerpiece of the festival was the sculpture “Arc of Reflection” by Amy Stabler. Here a young girl looks at […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to delay a court order for California to release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end to improve conditions in state prisons. The court rejected a plea from Gov. Jerry Brown, over the objections of three justices. Brown argued the early release would jeopardize public safety. […]