California officials will decide on Wednesday whether to approve plans for a politically connected green energy company’s controversial solar project over the objections of environmental groups, Native American tribes, and the county that will be home to the project.
More than 240 immigrants were arrested in Southern California last week in a four-day sweep ending Thursday during which federal immigration officials identified immigrants with criminal records living in the country illegally.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to slow California’s drought by covering a reservoir with 96 million “shade balls” is sparking debate among experts, who say that the black balls could lead to disaster.
Los Angeles banned the possession of gun magazines which hold more than 10 rounds in a unanimous vote on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court will rule on laws designed to force public employees into unions in its 2016 session after accepting a suit from a California teacher Tuesday.
California voters will decide next year whether to sustain a statewide ban on plastic grocery bags, and corporate interests that stand to make hundreds of millions of dollars from the ban are gearing up an effort to preserve it.
Los Angeles labor leaders who have advocated for the city’s massive proposed minimum wage hike have asked for exemptions that would allow unionized employees bargaining collectively to be paid wages below the new minimum.
As the trend of mandatory drug take-back programs spreads across the country, new polling data shows that an overwhelming majority of American consumers say they have no interest in the programs due to the increased health care costs.
The number of local governments looking to mandate that drug manufacturers pay for environmentalist-crafted programs to collect and dispose of unused prescription drugs is growing even as the legality of the law is being examined by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The University of California, Berkeley, misused nearly $2 million in taxpayer funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on unallowable salaries for researchers and alcohol purchases.