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Two Democrats with sharply contrasting education philosophies are campaigning to be California's Superintendent of Public Instruction for the next four years.
California taxpayers are paying a little extra for their right to vote this fall. The last-minute ballot change involving a new water bond measure is costing the state nearly $3 million.
A legal battle between conservation groups and the US Forest Service over management of the Sierra Nevada national forests has come to an end. The groups have reached a settlement after nearly a decade.
On the surface, women look like they’re doing well in the California Legislature. But we'll take a closer look in the third part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics
Governor Jerry Brown is retaining his lead and the political ads blanketing California’s airwaves may be having an effect on voters.
California voters will decide on a record number of local tax and bond measures this fall.
If a flood were to hit Twitchell Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta it would threaten much of California’s water supply. It’s why emergency management agencies are holding flood-fighting exercises during a drought.
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.
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A new poll is out and it shows strong support for the governor and the water bond.
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.
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