Critics claim unemployment benefits are keeping people out of the restaurant workforce. But workers and labor organizers say that the reality is more complex, and that food service workers haven't been paid a living wage.
Sam Yasko died following a struggle with Vacaville police officers. His mother is suing the city and department alleging excessive force caused her son's death in late 2017.
An independent audit of Mill Valley School District credit card charges was ordered following a KTVU investigation into district spending that uncovered expenses including a hot air balloon ride, a yacht charter and a trip to a ski resort.
A dilapidated hotel in Oakland has reopened as affordable housing, free of code violations and deplorable conditions.
Five years since Alameda County dumped Santa Rita Jail's healthcare provider, Corizon Health, and hired Wellpath to take over, claims of medical mistakes or a lack of oversight have persisted, calling into question what, if anything, has changed.
Chase Center in San Francisco will now begin allowing fans to watch games in person up to 35% capacity, beginning Friday night against the Denver Nuggets; that means about 6,000 fans will be allowed inside.
Despite promises of high-speed 5G cell service, a group of neighbors in San Jose are upset over the equipment being put up so close to their homes and bedrooms.
Charges against Jamaica Hampton were dismissed on Friday. Hampton was indicted after an attack on police on Dec. 7, 2019.
Dozens of serious cases have been languishing in San Francisco for years without going to trial. The coronavirus made an already dysfunctional system even worse.
In a unanimous vote, the CPUC placed PG&E into step one of the enhanced oversight and enforcement process for failing to focus vegetation management around power lines with the highest risk of causing a catastrophic wildfire.
San Jose residents whose homes were damaged by fire are furious after waiting months to get a permit from the city.
Intermittent outages over several days caused many unemployed Californians to be unable to access their online accounts or certify their claims.
Rev. Kevin O'Brien is accused of misconduct involving conversations in adult settings and has been placed on leave while the Jesuit West Province investigates. He has been Santa Clara University's president since 2019.
Across the state, in-person learning or intervention for those with learning disabilities is limited. Data shows depression, anxiety and thoughts of suicide among young people are up.
Legal bills show Oakland paid outside lawyers for more than 27,000 hours to defend the city in the Ghost Ship lawsuit.
Governmental red tape has kept 300 affordable housing units standing as a ghost fleet of former military homes with no concrete plan forward.
Some of California’s 300,000 teachers have already been vaccinated, but many of those who haven’t, and their unions, say they don’t feel safe to return unless they’ve been vaccinated and schools improve ventilation.
For months, neighbors have complained to the City of Oakland about crime, encampments, prostitution and illegal dumping, but with little change, they've decided to take matters into their own hands.
Many people with disabilities, especially people who need caretakers to live independently, are at a high risk of dying from COVID but are not prioritized in the state's vaccine rollout plan.
The California eviction moratorium currently expires on January 31. Some people are losing housing despite the moratorium, and others who can't pay are harassed by landlords.