AP Exclusive: Misconduct inquiries cost California $1.8M

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature racked up more than $1.8 million in legal costs…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor to rebut Trump in 1st State of State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to deliver his first State of…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor to draw down guard troops at border

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard…

SACRAMENTO, Calif | Activist urges California leaders to halt PG&E bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —January 22, 2019—Consumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Trump blames California wildfires on forest mismanagement

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Jan 09, 2019—President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold money to help California…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom rebukes White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — January 07, 2019—California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom rebukes White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew sharp battle…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California’s Newsom to rebuke White House in inaugural

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Incoming California Gov. Gavin Newsom will draw immediate battle lines Monday with President…

HOUSTON | Prosecutors say shooting death of 7-year-old girl in Houston stemmed from a case of mistaken identity

HOUSTON —Jan 06, 2019—Prosecutors say shooting death of 7-year-old girl in Houston stemmed from a case…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Jerry Brown wraps a 5-decade history in California politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California Gov. Jerry Brown will leave office Jan. 7 after a record 16 years…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance claims from last month’s California wildfires already are at $9 billion and…

SACRAMENTO, Calif | California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California state lawmaker Joaquin Arambula was arrested Monday on suspicion of misdemeanor child cruelty,…

PARADISE, Calif | Rain helps douse California fire but slows search crews

PARADISE, Calif. — Rains are helping douse a massive and deadly Northern California wildfire. The blaze…

PARADISE, Calif. | Rain hinders search but helps nearly put out California fire

PARADISE, Calif. — Volunteers in hard hats, respirators and yellow rain pants had been poking through…

CHICO, Calif. | Fire evacuees do their best on a sad Thanksgiving

CHICO, Calif.— Patty Rough lost her Paradise home and most of her belongings in the Camp…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | We need hundreds’: Fire victims’ families urged to give DNA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities are using a powerful tool in their effort to identify the scores…

CHICO, Calif | Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty

CHICO, Calif. — Fire refugee Anna Goodnight sat on an overturned shopping cart Thursday in a…

MAGALIA, Calif. | Fire death toll at 56 and counting in Northern California

MAGALIA, Calif.  — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire…

PARADISE, Calif. | Guard troops search for more dead in aftermath of wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. — With scores of people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred…

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.  — Barely a year after surviving a massacre at a country music festival…

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | California bar shooter had been a Marine, lived with his mom

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in…

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | California bar shooter was Marine, had mental health review

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.  — The gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a country music…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Feinstein’s opponent in California failed to raise big money

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Kevin de Leon got a burst of national attention last summer when the California…

SALINAS, Calif. | People priced out of Salinas, California, look to the ballot

SALINAS, Calif. — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn’t take vacations. To earn additional money, she…

SALINAS, Calif. | Costly Salinas looks to California ballot for housing relief

SALINAS, Calif. — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn’t take vacations. To earn additional money, she…

SALINAS, Calif. | California housing measures offer hope for high-cost Salinas

SALINAS, Calif.— Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn’t take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks…

SAN FRANCISCO | Feinstein, opponent spar on how Democrats can best resist

SAN FRANCISCO — California Sen. Kevin de Leon tied U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein to Washington dysfunction…

SAN FRANCISCO | Feinstein takes heat over Trump, immigration in only debate

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein talked up the knowledge and accomplishments that come from…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Feinstein’s re-election opponent criticizes her over letter

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a…