The number of Californians leaving the state and moving to Texas is at its highest level in nearly a decade, according to data from the Internal Revenue Service.
According to IRS migration data, which uses individual income tax returns to record year-to-year address changes, over 250,000 California residents moved out of the state between 2013 and 2014, the latest period for which data was available. The tax returns reported more than $21 billion in adjusted gross income to the IRS.
California lawmakers struck a backroom deal with labor unions to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour just days after labor activists put the issue on the November ballot.
California will be the first state in the nation to vote on the $15 minimum wage touted by labor activists after the proposal qualified for the November ballot.
The National Institutes of Health is spending more than $400,000 sending text messages to Latino men to encourage them to exercise.
The sister of Gov. Jerry Brown of California (D.) sits on the board of an energy company that owns a facility responsible for what is being called the “worst environmental disaster since BP” as thousands of residents have been displaced from their homes due to a methane gas leak that is expected to continue until spring.
A University of San Diego professor and her students have raised eyebrows in the pro-Israel community after they led a protest this week against anti-Muslim rhetoric by wearing yellow Jewish star badges like those used by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust.
Gun and ammunition retailers have seen a spike in sales following the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California.
Residents in and around San Bernardino, California appear to be turning to guns in order to protect themselves in the aftermath of last week’s islamic terrorist attack on the city.