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Immigrant advocates say more undocumented Californians will be eligible for Medi-Cal under President Barack Obama’s recent executive action.
Governor Jerry Brown has named his latest nominee for the California Supreme Court.
The USDA is providing disaster assistance to beekeepers in California. The money may help some stay in business.
California’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.3 percent in October, despite the state adding more than 40,000 jobs. But the state also revised its September job loss down even further.
Capitol sources tell Capital Public Radio that budget problems are forcing the layoffs of 40 state Senate employees and an across-the-board health care premium increase. Otherwise, the Senate would be unable to meet payroll next year.
It’s estimated that nearly a quarter of America’s 12 million undocumented immigrants live in California.
Some of California’s community colleges will soon be able to offer four-year degrees.
California is on firm budget ground according to the state’s Legislative Analyst’s Office.
The University of California Board of Regents is set to debate a proposed tuition increase Wednesday. UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan would raise tuition by five percent for the next five years – unless the state increases the UC's funding.
Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown, a UC Board of Regents committee has approved President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to raise tuition 5 percent in each of the next five school years – unless the state increases UC funding.
California lawmakers want to know how prepared the state is for potential Ebola cases.
California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins says she will propose a plan to stave off tuition increases at the University of California.
Using art to teach a student math may sound odd, but a group of educators says it can and should be done. And they’re using a change in how California students are taught as a chance to spread their message.
California may still be a firmly Democratic state. But Republican women did remarkably well in this year’s elections.
A new report out from The Pew Charitable Trusts is giving governments suggestions on how to run more efficiently.
Governor Jerry Brown says people must acknowledge that water doesn't flow freely in California anymore.
It’s been just over a week since California voters went to the polls, and one proposition is already having an effect.
While Republicans continue to win elections across the country, California remains firmly Democratic.
Bikes and trains may seem like opposite forms of transportation, but they’re coming together in California’s High Speed Rail project.
California’s water reserves continue to plummet in the drought. Some of the state’s major reservoirs are nearing historic lows.
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