SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Legislature began passing California’s massive state spending plan Friday amid sharp divisions over whether the compromise struck by Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown will further the state’s recovery or eventually […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers are expected to approve on an on-time Democratic spending plan that includes a historic change in the school funding system to help poor and minority students. Lawmakers are expected […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state of California is one step closer to becoming the first in the nation to ban lead ammunition for hunting. The state Senate’s Natural Resources Committee voted 7-1 on Tuesday […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s High-Speed Rail Authority board has approved a nearly $1 billion contract to start construction on the first leg of the bullet train in the Central Valley. The board approved a […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Sport fish from rivers and streams in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have higher levels of mercury in their systems than fish taken from anywhere else in California, a new survey has […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys are arguing in a Sacramento County Court that California’s high-speed rail agency has broken a promise made to voters who approved selling $10 billion in bonds to build the nation’s […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Polluters liable for $100 million in cleanup fees for contaminated properties were never billed, and instead California taxpayers were stuck with the tab. The Sacramento Bee reports the state Department of […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Music and sports fans would have one less obstacle in buying tickets to popular events under a bill advancing through the California Legislature. Legislation by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California agency has unanimously adopted a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Delta Stewardship Council voted 7-0 on Thursday to approve the final version […]
VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in Valley Springs, California, remain tight-lipped about this weekend’s arrest of a 12-year-old boy in connection with last month’s stabbing death of his 8-year-old sister inside their home. But, […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The leader of the California Senate says changes he is seeking to the state’s environmental-protection law could help Sacramento’s effort to keep its professional basketball team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Data reviewed by The Sacramento Bee shows that more than two dozen departments are still using retired executives to fill some of the highest-paying positions in state government.