WhatMattersKamala Harris folds, Duncan Hunter pleads guilty, PG&E wants to hand out coolers
Kamala Harris ends presidential campaign. PG&E wants to give coolers to low-income residents during power shutoffs. Why it's hard to punish car burglars.
WhatMattersCalifornia confronts higher education issues, and Newsom is Iowa-bound
California tackles higher education woes. Newsom headed to Iowa to campaign for Harris. Ballmer notches win in bid to build Inglewood arena.
WhatMattersGreater privacy, fewer births, a gun case, and UC admissions
Privacy law will give consumers more control over their data. UC becomes more selective in admissions. California's birth rate continues to fall.
WhatMattersFeds hit California on climate amid fire and torrential rain
A Thanksgiving week storm batters California, and firefighters give thanks in Santa Barbara. Plus, cities grapple with cannabis, and the state with Trump.
WhatMattersOn a holiday week, fire, rain — and workplace turmoil
A Thanksgiving storm blows into California, with Michael Bloomberg, a Black Friday rush at your local Amazon warehouse and a look at the future of work.
WhatMattersTrump administration signals a ‘crackdown’ on homelessness. Details TBD
Trump promises 'crackdown' on California homelessness. Aging guest workers still waiting for their pay. Former felons get right to sit on juries.
WhatMattersNewsom, Democrats lose effort to force Trump to release taxes—and it wasn’t close
California loses battle for Trump's taxes. State to sue Trump administration over Delta water shipments. Power shutoffs leaves residents hungry.
WhatMattersMoney flows to Sacramento as Newsom administration again slaps at GM and Toyota
Good morning, California. “President Trump talks a lot about America’s economic growth under his presidency, but when you look behind the numbers, you see that it’s California’s growth that has provided the economic rocket fuel for the nation.”—Gov. Gavin Newsom, on a projection that California will have a budget surplus of at least $7 billion […]
WhatMattersCalifornia tightens oil and gas regulation but stops short of a fracking ban
State implements new rules for oil production. Gambling measure may be headed to 2020 ballot. Exposing tobacco industry comes with unintended consequences.
WhatMattersLawmakers challenge PG&E, as utility warns of more mass power shutdowns
PG&E comes under fire at Capitol. State, L.A. sue Juul Labs over e-cigarette practices. Kamala Harris sinks in presidential polls.