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Jerry Brown Endorses Mike Honda Over Ro Khanna

September 2, 2014 | 12:03 pm

Jerry Brown Endorses Mike Honda Over Ro Khanna

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Another Democratic official lines up for the incumbent congressman from Silicon Valley.

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Obama’s Approval Rating in California Hits New Low

September 2, 2014 | 8:53 am

Obama’s Approval Rating in California Hits New Low

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The latest Field Poll shows approval for Obama among voters in the state has fallen to 45 percent.

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Migrant Kids Compete With Detainees for Day in Court

August 29, 2014 | 5:30 am

Migrant Kids Compete With Detainees for Day in Court

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As unaccompanied minors flood courts, immigrants locked in ICE detention may wait longer for hearings.

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Reunited by Crisis: Two Sisters From El Salvador Deal With Trauma

August 28, 2014 | 8:00 am

Reunited by Crisis: Two Sisters From El Salvador Deal With Trauma

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Gang kidnappings and killings are a daily occurrence in their hometown east of the capital, San Salvador.

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Mission District Church Hosts Monthly Immigration Vigil

August 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Mission District Church Hosts Monthly Immigration Vigil

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Walk through neighborhood drew more than 300, praying for the country’s 11 million undocument immigrants.

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Gun-Check Bill Inspired by Isla Vista Tragedy Heads to Governor

August 23, 2014 | 9:49 am

Gun-Check Bill Inspired by Isla Vista Tragedy Heads to Governor

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Police would check the state’s database of gun registration before visiting someone like Elliot Rodger.

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State to Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

August 22, 2014 | 9:24 am

State to Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

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Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to challenge finding that execution delays violate Eighth Amendment.

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Gov. Brown to Decide on Bills to Ease Drug Sentences

August 22, 2014 | 8:35 am

Gov. Brown to Decide on Bills to Ease Drug Sentences

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Legislation would equalize penalties for crack and powdered cocaine, repeal some minimum sentences.

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Chevron Again Wades Into Richmond Politics

August 22, 2014 | 6:00 am

Chevron Again Wades Into Richmond Politics

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The oil giant is backing Nat Bates for mayor. His chief rival has been a frequent critic of the company.

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Strong Support for Prop. 45 — Tougher Rules on Health Insurance Rates

August 21, 2014 | 8:19 am

Strong Support for Prop. 45 — Tougher Rules on Health Insurance Rates

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Poll finds two-thirds of likely voters say they back measure to expand state’s power to regulate rates.

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