Capitol Bureau Chief
February 5, 2016
(AP) - A state official has outlined a plan to cap the massive Los Angeles-area gas leak by the end of next week.
February 5, 2016 | Ben Adler
A California politician will hold a drawing Friday for two really nice Super Bowl seats — after soliciting donations to a campaign fund. What he barely mentioned was that you didn’t have to donate to win.
February 4, 2016 | Amy Quinton
Scientists have linked wastewater disposal from oil and gas activity to earthquakes in California for the first time.
February 4, 2016
(AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed an emergency bill that eliminates an upcoming deadline local governments faced to ban or regulate medical marijuana cultivation.
February 4, 2016 | Ben Bradford
California community college leaders say they’re starting to see returns from recent reforms and investments to the system. They told lawmakers Wednesday they're working to reverse low graduation and transfer rates.
He’s not the best-known of California’s eight statewide elected officials, but Treasurer John Chiang says he’s looking at a run for governor in 2018.
February 3, 2016
(AP) - A Southern California Democrat is attempting to bypass the governor and ask voters to break apart the state's utilities regulator following allegations of wrongdoing.