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California’s farm fields can be threatening places for agriculture workers. But a new law going into effect next year is designed to make those fields a bit safer.
On January 1 every egg sold at a grocery store in California must meet new standards that require hens have more space.
California’s newest Supreme Court Justice has been confirmed.
California appears to be making progress on reducing the state prison population.
The New Year brings a new way of dealing with sexual assault at many California colleges and universities.
New data out Friday show California had its best month on the job market in more than two years. The state’s 90,100 job gain in November is the strongest since October 2012 and the second-best dating back to 1990.
Michael Peevey is winning praise and criticism for his controversial tenure leading the California Public Utilities Commission. Peevey, who served as CPUC president for the last 12 years, led his final meeting Thursday.
Rice growers in California and elsewhere may soon have an incentive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
California’s health insurance exchange is extending the enrollment deadline for people who want their coverage to start on New Year’s Day … from this past Monday, to Sunday, December 21.
A new report says California’s cost of providing health care benefits for retired state workers over the long run has jumped 10 percent in the last year. The state’s unfunded liability now stands at more than $70 billion.
We continue a series today looking at parts of the California economy to see how they’ve evolved this past year. Today, how falling gas prices are affecting bottom lines.
California needs one and a half times the maximum volume of water in Lake Mead, the largest US reservoir, to end its drought.
On the surface, California's housing market held fairly steady in 2014. But it's become much harder for a middle-class family with two incomes to buy a home.
Green buildings in California reduce energy, use less water, and produce less waste. But a new study shows there is room for improvement when it comes to commute-related greenhouse gas emissions.
Covered California names several areas of the state where there are fewer than three health insurance carriers for consumers to choose from.
A record-low 42 percent of Californians voted in November's general election - down from the previous low of 50 percent.
Voters approved more than 70 percent of California’s local tax and bond measures in last month’s election.
Beginning January 2, undocumented Californians can apply for driver licenses in the state. 1.4 million people are expected to apply for “AB 60” licenses over the next few years.
A new report lays out how much it cost California to lock up juvenile offenders.
A new report suggests that more California employers are planning to add new workers early next year than they were a year ago.
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