The best-paid state legislators in the U.S. get their first raise in six years, will make $95,291 a year.
The federal government is proposing to delist the animal; activists are staunchly opposed.
State to get multibillion dollar cash surpluses in next fiscal years, but cautions against spending.
More than 1,000 three strikers have been released since voters passed Prop. 36, softening the law.
Controversial measure on gun control passes in Sunnyvale, school bonds across the Bay Area prevail.
Jeffrey Beard may have the toughest job in state politics, facing multiple crises since taking the job.
Al Jazeera America says a sealed federal affidavit claims State Sen. Ronald Calderon accepted more than $60,000 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent.
State law aims to take guns away from potentially dangerous owners, including the mentally ill.
Pension obligation bonds issued by Richmond, Oakland, other cities have proved to be a financial drain.