by Ari Phillips Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 15, 2014
Fines could reach up to $500 for wasting water.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 11, 2014 Updated: July 11, 2014
Americans are gaining the ability to use marijuana medicinally, but the insurance industry isn't keeping up.
by Josh Israel Posted on July 9, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
This November, voters in San Francisco and Oakland, CA will have a chance to significantly raise the floor for workers.
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by Katie Valentine Posted on July 9, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014
"Why in the world would anyone want to have a critical electrical facility that produces power for the entire region -- not just Oxnard -- within the coastal flooding zone?"
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 2, 2014 Updated: July 2, 2014
Protesters blocked a bus headed for a Border Patrol processing center from reaching its destination.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 2, 2014
A wildfire that broke out at noon yesterday in Napa County, California is now spread across 2,500 acres and only 30 percent contained.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on June 25, 2014
An eight-year audit of sterilization of women incarcerated in California uncovered 39 cases where the woman did not give proper consent to the procedure.
by Carimah Townes Posted on June 21, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
A new audit confirms that illegal sterilizations were completed in California prisons.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 18, 2014
Too-high water temperatures have forced two of the state's hatcheries to release young fish into waterways early.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 17, 2014
Nearly 3,500 residents have come down with whooping cough so far this year.