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As inequality increases and encampments sprout in virtually every city statewide, some Californians are taking it upon themselves to address the pressing needs of homeless people in their neighborhoods—doing the…

As Gavin Newsom delivers his first State of the State speech, how do his plans prepare California for that dream—not just next year, but 5, 20, 30 years from now?

The California law granting a nonbinary gender designation will raise car insurance rates for teen girls and lower them for boys.

UC Berkeley is matching graduate students looking for housing with retirees who have extra space in their homes. The program's organizers hope it will prove successful enough to export to…

"We are always being attacked," one expert says. If computer hackers hijack California's electricity network, the entire state could be held hostage.

Health insurance and higher ed could become more affordable for the middle class in California—but probably not the cost of caring for aging family members.

California's Imperial County is emblematic of life for millions of people around the state who live under an umbrella of bad air quality or who have contaminated soil or lack…

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.

Talk is underway about putting a law on the books that would bar California landlords from raising rent beyond a certain percentage.

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

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