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PG&E customers shouldn't have to foot the bankruptcy bill if the utility is responsible for deadly California wildfires, says a state watchdog.

Californians who like the idea of getting more paid time off work to care for a new baby may find good news and bad news in the details of Gov.…

The 2018 election was hailed as the "Year of the Woman," but California still lags behind its Western neighbors and many other states when it comes to female representation. Among…

An investigation commissioned by the California Assembly found that former California Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas of Los Angeles, who resigned abruptly in 2017 citing health problems, likely harassed at least two…

California is casting off fossil fuels on its way to becoming a fully electrified state. But it's unclear whether the aging electricity grid can deliver.

The governor put the surplus into three buckets: $3 billion for education and social services, $8.5 billion in one-time spending and $10 billion to build what he is calling “budget…

On the first day of a massive LA teachers' strike, Gov. Gavin Newsom pressed for legislation adding more “transparency” to the state’s 1,200-plus charter schools—a point of contention between the…

Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to pay down pension liability would save California school districts an estimated $50 per students. It wasn't enough to head off the Los Angeles teachers strike,…

Los Angeles teachers are set to strike Monday despite a fresh offer from California's largest school district after Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed freeing some $40 billion at Los Angeles Unified…

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