- California's Brown hears fracking gripes Updated: Mar-08-14 6:46 pm
- Netanyahu speaks about Iran at Los Angeles museum Updated: Mar-06-14 3:00 pm
- Task Force: California storms didn't end drought Updated: Mar-04-14 11:08 pm
- Lawmakers report thousands in gifts from groups Updated: Mar-04-14 5:50 pm
- California governor unsure legal pot is good plan Updated: Mar-02-14 6:56 pm
- California Gov. Jerry Brown will seek re-election Updated: Feb-27-14 8:16 pm
- California 'lifers' leaving prison at record pace Updated: Feb-25-14 7:26 pm
- Correction: Public Pensions Boards story Updated: Feb-24-14 6:54 pm
- California officers killed in crash remembered Updated: Feb-24-14 1:44 pm
- Water, ethics bills play big roles in 2014 session Updated: Feb-23-14 1:10 pm
- California almond farmers face tough choices Updated: Feb-23-14 12:16 pm
- Top Democratic lawmaker proposes fuel tax Updated: Feb-20-14 8:41 pm
- Bills strengthen campaign finance reporting laws Updated: Feb-20-14 8:10 pm
- Signatures gathered for malpractice award measure Updated: Feb-19-14 12:11 pm
- Calif. water politics complicate Brown's decisions Updated: Feb-15-14 11:55 am
- Lt. Gov: Stop Calif. bullet train, redirect money Updated: Feb-14-14 9:04 pm
- Farmers: Obama's drought relief efforts lacking Updated: Feb-14-14 8:58 pm
- Attorneys general switching sides on gay marriage Updated: Feb-14-14 4:11 pm
- Ex-governors want California death penalty reform Updated: Feb-13-14 7:34 pm
- Obama officials meet in LA to talk climate change Updated: Feb-13-14 5:35 pm
- CA Supreme Court justice to retire Updated: Feb-11-14 8:00 pm
- Correction: Obama-Fresno Visit story Updated: Feb-10-14 6:55 pm
- Lobbying firm fined $133K for gifts to lawmakers Updated: Feb-10-14 6:20 pm
LOS ANGELES - In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration's policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
LOS ANGELES - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Jewish community leaders on Thursday that he was determined to contain Iran's nuclear program and protect the state of Israel from Iran.
MERCED, California - Two recent storms that washed over bone-dry California delivered welcome rain and snow, but officials from the state's Drought Task Force said Tuesday that much more is needed to alleviate the crisis.
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers, including two Democrats who are on leave after being charged with criminal offenses, have reported thousands of dollars in gifts and travel expenses they received from donors.
SAN FRANCISCO - California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
LOS ANGELES - California Gov. Jerry Brown formally launched his re-election campaign Thursday, stepping into a contest that the former three-time presidential candidate is expected to dominate.
SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly 1,400 lifers in California's prisons have been released over the past three years in a sharp turnaround in a state where murderers and others sentenced to life with the possibility of parole almost never got out.
SACRAMENTO, California - Correction: Public Pensions Boards story
FRESNO, California - The memorial service is underway for two California Highway Patrol officers killed while responding to a crash south of Fresno.
SACRAMENTO, California - Drought and water issues will play a prominent role in this year's legislative session as most of California is dealing with the consequences of one of the driest periods on record.
FIREBAUGH, California - With California's agricultural heartland entrenched in drought, almond farmers are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, leaving behind empty fields.
SACRAMENTO, California - The state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.
SACRAMENTO, California - Lawmakers approved a pair of bills Thursday to strengthen the authority of California's campaign watchdog agency and require political nonprofits to reveal their donors, changes that will be in effect for this year's elections if signed into law by the governor.
SACRAMENTO, California - Lawyers and consumer groups have started gathering signatures for a ballot measure to increase the $250,000 limit on some damages, including pain and suffering, in medical malpractice suits.
SACRAMENTO, California - As California struggles to cope with its historic drought, Gov. Jerry Brown is facing increasing pressure to tackle longstanding problems in the state's water storage and delivery systems at a time when the politics of the issue have never been more tangled.
SACRAMENTO, California - Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California's high-speed rail project, told a conservative radio show host Friday that he no longer backs the bullet train and would like to see the money diverted to other projects.
FRESNO, California - Farmers in California's drought-stricken Central Valley said the financial assistance President Barack Obama delivered on his visit Friday does not get to the heart of California's long-term water problems.
NORFOLK, Virginia - The day after a federal judge struck down Virginia's gay-marriage ban, state Attorney General Mark Herring wasn't vowing to appeal or insisting his state's law was sound.
LOS ANGELES - Three former California governors announced a proposed ballot initiative Thursday designed to speed up the state's lengthy death penalty process.
LOS ANGELES - The Obama administration on Thursday listened to how communities are coping with climate change as part of an effort to determine how best to support them.
SAN FRANCISCO - The longest-serving current justice of the California Supreme Court announced Tuesday that she is retiring.
FRESNO, California - In a story Feb. 7 about President Obama's upcoming visit to Fresno, The Associated Press reported erroneously the body that passed a water bill. It was was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, not the California house.
SACRAMENTO, California - California's political watchdog agency on Monday levied the largest lobbying fine in its history against a firm that violated campaign-contribution laws, mostly related to expensive parties thrown for top political leaders including Gov. Jerry Brown and dozens of state lawmakers.