Gov. Gavin Newsom's response to allegations of favoritism only serve to underline how the entire fast food minimum wage law was a giveaway to his buddies.
A federal judge ruled that three men who committed nonviolent felonies decades ago are entitled to buy, own, and possess guns.
California's poorly served public school students need more than a few more dollars diverted to tutoring programs. They need an escape hatch.
Students should be able to peacefully protest events, but they shouldn't disrupt a speaker or assault attendees.
Probably because Greg Flynn, who operates 24 of the bakery cafes in California, is a longtime friend of Gov. Gavin Newsom.
The market has created a lot of dog-free housing for a reason. A bill from Assemblymember Matt Haney would destroy it.
The measure, which will be on the March 5 ballot, would greatly expand the SFPD's power while subjecting it to even less scrutiny.
If you’re going to set arbitrary prices for labor, why not shoot for the moon?
The surveillance yielded 49 arrests, of which 42 were for possession or sale of narcotics.
Plus: Ohio church sues the city trying to shut down its homeless services, another indigenous-owned megaproject approved in Vancouver, B.C., and a new report shows rapidly deteriorating housing affordability.
"Why isn't there a toilet here? I just don't get it. Nobody does," one resident told The New York Times last week. "It's yet another example of the city that can't."
The proposal seems to conflict with a Supreme Court ruling against laws that criminalize mere possession of obscene material.
Long Beach, California, Police 'Brutally' Arrested a Cancer Patient. Now, the City Is Paying $300,000.
Johnny Jackson had just had surgery for his prostate cancer when three officers arrested him with "brutal force" over his expired vehicle registration.
Self-employment in California fell by 10.5 percent and overall employment tumbled by 4.4 percent after A.B. 5's implementation.
Plus: the Supreme Court weighs housing fees and homelessness, YIMBYs bet on smaller, more focused reforms, and a new paper finds legalizing more housing does in fact bring costs down.
Biden undid Trump-era rules for independent contractors, but the new rule will likely last only until another Republican is elected president. This is no way to regulate an economy.
California made carry permits easier to obtain but nearly impossible to use.
The state's law, which a federal judge enjoined last month, prohibits firearms in most public places.
Gavin Newsom supported a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in California but rejected a social consumption measure.
More than 20 people died while in custody of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department last year.
After a federal judge deemed the state's location-specific gun bans unconstitutional, the 9th Circuit stayed his injunction.
The long-planned tunnel will bring water from the Sacramento River to the state's dry southern regions.
Pizza Hut announced plans to lay off 1,200 delivery drivers on Wednesday.
Two women reported attacks and threats from abusive ex-partners to the police. A lawsuit claimed they were ignored.
California is facing a projected deficit of $68 billion, a larger amount than the entire annual budget of the state of Florida.
The good news: Regulators have exercised unusual restraint.
An error-prone investigation in search of a fugitive led police to Amy Hadley's house.
Plus: Austin's newly passed zoning reforms could be in legal jeopardy, HUD releases its latest census of the homeless population, and a little-discussed Florida reform is spurring a wave of home construction.
He could save $98 million by dodging California's state income taxes with his unusual, eye-popping contract.
Blame lingering pandemic-era restrictions that make it harder for people to find a dog or cat they'd like to adopt.
Poker player Annie Duke says grit is overrated and walking away from bad choices is an underappreciated virtue.
Every dollar wasted on political pork, fraud, and poorly considered infrastructure makes the country’s fiscal situation even worse.
Some of the worst-performing elementary schools in California retrained teachers to teach reading with phonics. A new paper says the change worked.
FBI Seized $86 Million From People Not Suspected of Any Crime. A Federal Court Will Decide if That's Legal.
On Thursday, a federal appeals court will hear about the FBI's "blatant scheme to circumvent" the Fourth Amendment.
Justice O'Connor's Parting Dissents Highlighted the Twin Perils of Local Tyranny and Federal Overreach
The late Supreme Court justice eloquently defended property rights and state autonomy.
Plus: the U.S. Justice Department says zoning restrictions on a church's soup kitchen are likely illegal, more cities pass middle housing reforms, and California gears up for another rent control fight.