Only 37 percent of voters said they support Prop. 21, which would give local governments more power to limit rent hikes.
California Restaurants Want Fee Money Back From a Government That Isn't Letting Them Operate to Capacity
Restaurants in five counties are threatening legal action.
State lawmakers want Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees. A majority of drivers disagree.
"To hear that the District is focusing energy and resources on renaming schools is offensive," says Mayor London Breed.
Infection Rates in Neighborhoods With Low Voter Turnout, Many Bars, Few Trees Could Slow California's Reopening Under New 'Equity Metric'
California's new approach to combating coronavirus layers on yet more requirements for counties looking to reopen businesses.
Limits on probation length, a ban on chokeholds, and a plan to dismantle a state juvenile prison system
Critics say the state's dependence on solar and wind have made the power grid unreliable and overly expensive.
If Californians are serious about "environmental justice," they need to find ways to pump more water into the state's remarkable infrastructure systems.
Maybe California will figure out how to keep the lights on by then.
How did California's housing shortage happen and why is it so intractable?
California Hospital Sinks Plan To House Homeless in Nearby Motel, Citing Danger Posed to Employee Parking Lot
The Bakersfield City Council has refused to grant a permit for a local nonprofit to lodge homeless residents in a roadside inn as part of the state's Project Roomkey.
The state's wildfire conundrum: overgrown forests, climate change, and more people living in the woods
A November ballot initiative would pit minority communities against each other.
Removing single-family zoning will not dismantle the suburbs, but it will dismantle the ability of NIMBYs to use the government to control other people's property.
Controlled, prescribed burns can stop wildfires from spreading. Too bad they are effectively prohibited by rules like the Clean Air Act.
Only one county in the entire state has opted into A.B. 626
Rideshare drivers and delivery people are still going to have to beg voters to let them work.
Firefighting resource shortages are caused by a legislature that is more interested in preserving union wages than in creating a firefighting system that works for the public.
Law enforcement lobby holds off bill that would decertify officers who are guilty of misconduct.
Harsh occupational license rules locked them out, except when they were locked up. A new bill just passed to change the rules.
Last month, the 9th Circuit said the opposite. It's a question the Supreme Court might have to resolve.
Abolishing fares could lead to even more federal aid for L.A. Metro, which has already received a $861.9 million bailout this year.
The infection and death rates have surpassed those of the general population.
In November, California voters will decide on Proposition 22, a measure would carve out a contracting exemption for independent drivers.
The New York Times thinks so, but the data do not fit that hypothesis very well.
Lawmakers and courts are trying to force them to put drivers on their payrolls. They're threatening to take a freeway out of the state entirely.
Activists oppose a huge source of reliable, climate-friendly electricity that could have prevented the rolling blackouts in the Golden State.
The Democratic presidential candidate favors the same magazine limit that a federal appeals court just declared unconstitutional.
The proposed tax would apply to not just wealthy residents, but anyone who is wealthy who has lived in the state for the last 10 years.
The overturned law would have required confiscating all magazines holding more than 10 rounds in California.
Plus: California Judicial Council sets expiration date for eviction moratorium, the U.S Justice Department accuses Yale of discriminating against whites and Asians, relations thaw between Israel and the UAE, and more...
Bail bond companies fight to protect their industry, while some civil rights groups worry the reforms won't actually reduce pretrial detentions.
The trend means we should see declining daily deaths in the coming weeks.
The decision will make it harder for government employees to abuse and milk the state’s retirement systems.
NIMBYism comes in many different ideological stripes. Fewer homes and higher rents is always the result.
California's Attorney General Decides How Ballot Initiatives Are Summarized. He's Happy To Abuse This Power.
Xavier Becerra conceals tax increases and reframes a gig economy proposition to hurt its chances.