Capitol Bureau Chief
August 18, 2017
(AP) - Three counties say they've certified enough signatures to trigger a recall election that could remove a Southern California senator from office and end a Democratic supermajority in the California Legislature.
August 18, 2017 | Randol White
According to the State Auditor, the average suicide rate at California-run prisons is significantly higher than the national average for other state-run prisons.
August 17, 2017
California's campaign finance watchdog agency has lifted a long-held cap on how much money state lawmakers can give to colleagues facing recall elections.
August 17, 2017 | Ben Bradford
California lawmakers will debate how to address a backlog of untested rape kits, when they return to work at the state Capitol on Aug. 21.
August 17, 2017 | Chris Remington
On the heels of President Trump announcing a national emergency over the opioid crisis, Dr. Olivia Kasirye explains what’s being done in Sacramento County.
August 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton
A dozen water storage projects are vying for money from the Proposition One water bond California voters approved in the midst of the drought in 2014.
August 15, 2017 | Ben Bradford
After white supremacists sparked violence and death in Charlottesville on Friday, three California lawmakers want to cancel an alt-right rally scheduled for San Francisco later this month.
August 15, 2017 | Amy Quinton
A California farmer has agreed to pay a $1.1 million fine for plowing a field in violation of the Clean Water Act.
August 15, 2017 | Chris Remington
CSU San Bernardino Prof. Brian Levin is the director of the Center For The Study Of Hate & Extremism. He discusses research on hate groups in California and whether violence and unrest like in Charlottesville could spread to California.