Three-judge panel finds state has made steps toward ‘durable’ solution to prison overcrowding.
But regulators also report that 12 million Californians live in areas where air violates federal rules.
Speeded-up but poetic perspectives that capture the beauty of the Bay Area and the world beyond.
Governor’s plan boosts school spending by $10 billion. But he warns about continuing debt challenges.
Officials say the state simply can’t afford to pay for operations at Yosemite and other national parks.
Supporters need 504,760 signatures by February to make the November 2014 ballot.
by Juliet Williams, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The board that oversees California’s High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday unanimously approved a nearly $1 billion contract to start construction on the first leg of the $68 billion bullet train in the Central Valley, clearing the way for work to start as soon as this summer. […]
by Christopher Weber and Reed Saxon, Associated Press LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday to replace torrid weather. The fire, which has fed on old brush that hasn’t burned in decades, did […]
by Shoshana Walter, the Center for Investigative Reporting When a thief rang up $2,000 in charges at Victoria’s Secret, Gymboree and Gap on Rosa Franco’s credit card, she quickly surmised the reason – the state of California had mistakenly left her credit card and Social Security numbers exposed. Twice. The state Department of Developmental Services, […]