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More women and people of color are running for office in California
Trump Threatens to Cut California Firefighting Aid Over ‘Old Trees’
How California is changing the US — In privacy law, minimum wage and other ways, California is shaping national debate — California stands out, both for its willingness to adopt new ideas and for its influence over other states
DMV waits get shorter but people are still seething: Roadshow
California cities top list of towns with worst roads in US
How profiteering by the same dialysis firms trying to kill Proposition 8 almost destroyed Obamacare
California agency, gas tax backers worked closely together
How Kamala Harris’ team thinks she can win the 2020 nomination
John Cox wants teachers ‘paid like rock stars and baseball players.’ Why they back his opponent.
Supreme Court lets stand California ruling holding lead paint makers liable for $400-million cleanup cost
PG&E defends decision to shut off power to thousands in NorCal
'Split roll’ tax measure to weaken Prop. 13 qualifies for California ballot
Southwest Airlines flights to Hawaii: An update on what we know so far
Poll: Support strong for Proposition 6, which repeals California's gas tax
Forget the gas tax. Let's get to the bottom of California's 22-cents-a-gallon mystery surcharge
"Time off to Vote" Notices | California Secretary of State (2hrs paid time off to vote!)
How this Mexican-Palestinian-American progressive is selling the anti-corruption message in Trump country
Restore Your Vote | Do you have a criminal conviction? You may be eligible to vote. | California Secretary of State
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. made the unprecedented decision to preemptively shut off power in parts of the Bay Area and Sierra foothills Sunday night in anticipation of gusty winds, bone-dry weather and other dangerous fire conditions.
Why hundreds of wild horses in California are being rounded up
Wall Street Is Spending Big to Protect Its Ability to Jack Up Rents in California
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s family benefited from U.S. program for minorities based on disputed ancestry
Millions of Californians' jobs could be affected by automation — a scenario the next governor has to address
Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern
California braces for powerful winds, wildfire danger
PG&E May Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Portions of 12 Counties
Should California Expand the Definition for the 'Beneficial Use' of Its Water?
Walmart to pay $65 million to settle lawsuit over seating for cashiers
Five California cities are ranked in top 50 U.S. bicycling cities
California Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Sen. Dianne Feinstein
California Democrats Hope Asian-American Voters Can Help Flip Red Districts
Almost all of the Democrats running in California's competitive House races are political newcomers
The California Public Utilities Commission makes it more expensive to leave Southern California Edison, PG&E and SDG&E — the vote will increase the monthly "exit fees" that homes and businesses must pay to after switching to a local "community choice" energy program
California Tenants Take Rent Control Fight to the Ballot Box
Sonoma County’s wildlife makes impressive rebound after fire — Animal cams at several locations have recently spotted black bear, puma, bobcats and other large mammals moving back.
Lung Cancer Deaths Are 28 Percent Lower in California: UCSD
Trump defies California senators with 9th Circuit judge nominations
The fight is on at Hollister Ranch, as coastal officials delay development in push for beach access - Los Angeles Times
Gruesome Footage of Dairy Calves Exposes a Gaping Loophole in California’s Landmark Animal Welfare Law
How to motivate millennials to vote? Empower them, California leaders say
Unassuming Shangri-La in Trinity Alps / Weaverville blends mystic East, Old West in Gold Rush Alchemy
San Fran and L.A. come in second and third for the most cramped living spaces in the US
How Gavin Newsom and John Cox say they would make California more affordable
California ranks second in the nation for anti-corruption laws, according to a new report from nonpartisan corruption watchdog Coalition for Integrity. — “The index is not based on perceptions, but is an objective analysis”
The Quest to Make California's Weed the Champagne of Cannabis
Safe streets are the best tool we have to combat climate change
A guide to CEQA: California’s environmental law that developers love to hate
That California election ballot ‘correction’ you got for Prop. 6 isn’t from the government. (It's from Carl DeMaio's campaign)
Vandals splatter Old Mission Santa Barbara with red paint, misspell 'genocide' message
Prop 6: Cheaper Gas Or Better Roads?
Santa Rosa's Recovery Is Far From Over, But Victims Lend a Hand to New Fire Survivors
L.A. County to stop collecting old juvenile detention fees, erasing nearly $90 million of families' debt
Motor Voter is on the ropes. California considers freeze of DMV registrations
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bill regarding ethnic studies as high school graduation requirement
After throttling firefighters, Verizon praises itself for “sav[ing] lives”
Walters: How California shifted from pro-GOP purple to deep blue
Cal Fire: Deadly 2017 Cascade Fire In Yuba County Caused By Sagging Power Lines
Gavin Newsom, John Cox Spar on Housing, Criminal Justice in Wide-Ranging Debate
Multimillion-Dollar Contributions Dominate California Rent Control Initiative. In the first five days of October, contributions to the campaigns opposing and supporting Prop 10 reached nearly $13.8 million, putting it on track to surpass the $23.7 million contributed in August.
California is holding $770 million in unclaimed cash - could it be yours? - Story
Berkeley Whole Foods store obtains restraining order against vegan activists
California Republican steals transgender veteran’s photo for campaign attack
How much a $1 million home in Beverly Hills would cost in other cities around California and the US
Easily consumable, nonpartisan descriptions of this year's ballot measures. Get out and vote!
NASA Study Connects Southern California, Mexico Faults — the south end of California's Elsinore fault is linked to the north end of the Laguna Salada fault system — The entire system is at least 217 miles (350 kilometers) long.
On-demand recording of the California gubernatorial debate from KQED
Non-citizens may have been added to voter rolls, DMV says - An internal audit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles released Monday shows about 1,500 customers may have been improperly registered to vote
SpaceX launches Argentine satellite, lands rocket in California [Sunday, October 7, 7:21 pm, Vanderberg AFB, Santa Barbara County]
California has a racist past. But removing monuments sparks debate about how to reflect an ugly.
California wildfire victims say cleanup crews add to woes [Santa Rosa, Sonoma County]
The Tenderloin and SoMa: San Francisco’s safe sites for drug dealers
What to Listen For in KQED Forum Governor's Debate on Monday — Monday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. — Republican John Cox and Democrat Gavin Newsom in a discussion moderated by host Scott Shafer. [radio only]
California’s senior population is growing faster than any other age group. How the next governor responds is crucial