How does the nation’s biggest public pension system pay down its debts amid a global economic collapse? One idea: Become a banker.
California Gov.Gavin now owns the state’s version of the COVID-19 pandemic. How he handles it will define his governorship.
County jails see spike in mental illness cases. Turning PG&E into a public utility comes with a hefty price tag. State aims to fix bottle-recycling program.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s lambasting of PG&E as California reels from wildfires and mass blackouts reflects his roots in San Francisco — and a public perception that’s built up over the last half century.
Newsom, CPUC take aim at PG&E. GOP accuses Newsom of bait and switch on gas tax spending. Governor vetoes beverage industry recycling bill.
Senator slams Facebook over shoving video by anti-vaxxer. Ethnic studies bill is delayed. PG&E wants to charge ratepayers more.
While Democrats push a new round of gun control bills, California gun rights advocates are fighting back in a more hospitable venue: the federal judiciary.
California leads the way in gas taxes. Cut in Sonoma County crisis beds alarms law enforcement. Regan son-in-law urges perspective on racist comment.
Newsom expected to sign wildfire legislation. Bill would put plug in Mojave water-pumping project. Insurance commissioner to return campaign donations.
Some of the most controversial ideas California lawmakers were considering this year were set aside as the Legislature culled hundreds of bills in a fast-and-furious annual procedural ritual.