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A rebuke, a snub, a progressive smackdown—these are the terms headlining coverage of the California Democratic Party executive council's vote this weekend to back liberal state legislator Kevin de León in…

In Sacramento, the biggest fights are over wildfire liability—who pays for billions of dollars of damages that result from the loss of so many homes, businesses and lives?—and how much…

California turnout topped 37 percent in the June primary—but there were wide variations that help explain the oversized power of certain slices of the electorate.

An optimist might cheer the fact that lawmakers were doing their jobs. Others label it legal extortion.

After months of signature gathering and legislative wrangling, here's the final list of propositions that made the cut for the November election.

California’s legislature is on the cusp of approving a new plan for responding to—and trying to prevent—sexual harassment in its own ranks. But

These proposals routinely stir up debate over California’s environmental laws and whether to grant special deals for wealthy sports franchises.

The preliminary count from California's primary suggests that voters in certain high profile districts are much more inclined toward Democrats than they were in 2014. That may or may not…

California’s public universities will get an infusion of cash to increase enrollment, smooth students’ progress toward graduation and repair aging buildings under a state budget agreement reached today by Gov.…

Small donations alone did not secure Gavin Newsom’s win, but they likely helped build enthusiasm. The lackluster finish by Antonio Villaraigosa shows that a gush of money from a handful…

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