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

As Insurance Commissioner, Ricardo Lara will oversee a department with 1,325 employees, a budget of $287 million and a significant law enforcement operation. His transition team includes a man who…

A California teenager has become the lead plaintiff in a landmark class-action lawsuit to keep hundreds of thousands of Temporary Protected Status immigrants in the U.S.

State Sen. Kevin de León, who lost to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in November, now says he's considering a run for chairman of the California Democratic Party.

A new generation of small farmers in California—many with horticulture skills but little to no business background—are turning to nonprofit mentors to help them succeed.

Migrants who make it into California find support mixed with hardship. Across the border, there’s a cadre of pro bono attorneys eager to help them navigate the asylum application process.…

Universal preschool. Top ranked per-pupil spending. Data tracking from toddlerhood to universities. Newsom is giving schools a tough assignment for 2019.

Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom may have set an astronomical goal for allowing construction of 3.5 million new housing units in California by 2025, but a key Democratic state senator says it…

The state may not be able to cut enough greenhouse gases by 2030, says Mary Nichols, who chairs California's Air Resources Board.

Many California are eager for change and a majority are downright pessimistic about California's future, according to a new survey from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California.

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