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For various reasons a lot of women have trouble seeing themselves in political office. We'll look at the effort to recruit and elect more women in the second part of our series,Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.
With time running out, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari is increasing the attacks on Democratic Incumbent Jerry Brown.
Women hold less than a third of state, county and city elected offices in California. We'll meet some of them in the first part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.
It’s been two months since the Napa Earthquake and California is trying to learn some lessons from the disaster.
California Governor Jerry Brown says the state can lead the way with its water policies just as California is leading the way with initiatives for renewable energy and climate change.
Just like the procrastination that comes with filing taxes, voters are waiting until the last minute to register to vote. Monday is the last day for Californians to register for the November 4th election.
Republicans are trying to knock Democrats off their supermajority perch in the California Legislature this fall. To do so, they need to pick up at least one seat in the state Senate or two in the Assembly.
Scientists may soon have a more accurate way to predict the extent and severity of droughts, floods and even the amount of food California can produce.
Unemployment continues to fall in California but still remains above the national average.
The new Open Enrollment period under the federal health care law starts in less than a month – and California’s health care exchange says it’s sending out renewal notices to its 1.1 million enrollees.
California now has a new Senate President pro Tem. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, Senator Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles was sworn in at a ceremony in his district Wednesday night.
California has no confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola yet. But the state’s Department of Public Health says that while the risk of the virus spreading in California is very low, it wouldn’t be surprising if a case arises eventually.
The California Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of two lawsuits that challenged the way California plans to pay for High Speed Rail. The decision paves the way for the project to move forward.
A new survey shows fewer than 45 percent of Californians have a disaster preparedness plan. But more than half have an emergency supplies kit at home.
While the state has avoided taking action on medical marijuana, local governments are increasingly taking it on.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is up with a new TV ad that criticizes Democratic Governor Jerry Brown.
Every election in California brings a growing number of votes by mail. This November is expected to be no exception. But just because the ballots are returned doesn't mean they are counted.
The state of California is making some changes to its new fracking regulations based on nearly 100-thousand comments from the public.
The Legislative Analyst’s Office says California’s revenues are hundreds of millions of dollars above projections.
California Governor Jerry Brown has produced his first campaign ads of the season, but they’re not for his own reelection campaign.
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Tonight, Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari will face off in the only debate in this year's gubernatorial contest.
Are California lawmakers finishing the session ahead of the deadline? CapRadio's Katie Orr joins Insight to talk about the last day of session.
This week's Capitol Chat focuses on the new $7.5 billion water bond.
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler checks in to talk about a new PPIC report and about the possible ramifications of John Pérez calling off his recount effort in the California State Controller race this week.
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