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Mention Pacific Gas & Electric to Victor Porter, and the response is nothing like the bland non-opinion most Americans have of the companies that provide their electricity. “They have to pay,”...

A quarter-century after California elected Sheila Kuehl as its first openly gay or lesbian legislator, its LGBT caucus has a series of successes and a to-do list for the future.…

After a political "Year of the Woman," what percentage of California's new legislature is made up of women? With Latinos a plurality of California, are they a plurality among state…

California prides itself on diversity. But how representative are members of the state’s Legislature when it comes to key demographics?

There are (still) more white men named James or Jim in the California Legislature than African-American and Asian-American women combined. Throw in some white Robs, Bobs and Roberts, and you…

The threatened teachers' strike at Los Angeles Unified School District is already reverberating in public schools across California, and could be felt by taxpayers and communities throughout the state.

Jim Wood is tackling two enormous, heart-wrenching puzzles: identifying the people who perished this month in California’s deadliest wildfire and figuring out what state policies could prevent such catastrophes in…

The California Legislature, controlled by Democrats for decades, is likely to become even bluer when the new class is sworn in next month. That means the prevailing tension in the…

Here's why this development could affect the state GOP's chances on Tuesday.

The California Democratic Party no longer accepts donations from the oil industry—but that hasn’t stopped oil companies from spending millions to help California Democrats win on Tuesday.

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