San Francisco's mayor says criticism of her French Laundry visit is "fair."
Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she would like California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to join her in the U.S. Senate when Kamala Harris becomes vice president.
Nine other states have a similar system. But most are run by the beverage industry instead of state government.
There is increasing pressure for Gov. Newsom to choose a woman of color to succeed Kamala Harris in the Senate.
A spokesman says one of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's children may have been exposed to the coronavirus at school and is in quarantine.
Gov. Newsom has been accused of exercising too much power during the pandemic, but a law expert says he's acting within legal authority.
The mayor of Stockton, California, has conceded he lost reelection after receiving national attention for starting a universal basic income program.
As many as six California lawmakers could face criticism when they return home after travelling to Maui for an in-person conference during the pandemic.
“Appointing a Black woman to this seat is nonnegotiable — this must be done,” Black Lives Matter Global Network wrote, directing the Democratic governor to either appoint U.S. Reps. Karen Bass or Barbara Lee to fill the seat for the remainder of Harris’ term.
Voters opted to support the local governments that were closest to them, while narrowly rejecting a blanket statewide property tax increase endorsed by the governor.
Republican Young Kim has defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros in Southern California.
A California lawmaker wants the state to decriminalize possession of magic mushrooms and other psychedelics as part of an agenda to ratchet down the war on drugs.
The seeming incongruence does not undermine voters’ recent shift away from the get-tough practices of the past.
Proposition 24 includes provisions to triple the fines for companies that violate kids' privacy and will create a dedicated state agency to enforce the law that was passed in 2018.
California voters passed Proposition 17, restoring the right to vote to approximately 50,000 people with felony records.
Proposition 21 would have let cities limit rent hikes on properties that are more than 15 years old.
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