Wall Street fees paid by public workers’ pension systems have kicked off an intensifying debate over whether such expenses are necessary. Now, a report from an industry-friendly source says those huge levies represent only a fraction of the true amounts being raked in by Wall Street firms from state and local governments.
A high-speed railway could be coming to a state near you if Congressional Republicans don’t stop the plan dead in its tracks first.
Legislation aimed at reversing California’s liberal vaccine exemption law took a major step forward Wednesday in the state Senate, only a week after support for the bill seemed to be on shaky ground.
Legislation in Sacramento intended to induce more parents to get their children the measles vaccine and other shots stalled this week amid an outcry from anti-immunization forces who said the government should not tell parents what to do.
“How would we feel if you could pay extra to smoke on airplanes? When we decide something is a bad idea in general for society, we don’t want the rich to be able to buy their way out of it.”
A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their campaign in other U.S. states.
Carly Fiorina lays the blame for California’s water woes on liberals and environmentalists for wanting to protect the endangered Delta smelt.
When on average, wealthier neighborhoods consume three times more water than less affluent ones, drought-afflicted Californians look to enforce water conservation edicts.
Faced with dwindling regional reserves and a fourth year of drought, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is expected to vote next week to ration imported water that it supplies to 26 water districts and cities, something the agency has done only twice before.
California prisons are running out of room to house the condemned men it said it would kill but has yet to.
Marginalized black students at USC get a house on ‘The Row. ‘ Their neighbors will be the fraternities and sororities who will no longer be able to ignored them
Heir to a massive oil fortune, Andrew Getty, circumstances surrounding his death — accident or no? — have not yet been released.
Hardy beetles and an ensuing drought threaten to worsen the die-off of California forests. Residents and scientists are fearful of living in a tinderbox, “it’s like a can of gasoline everywhere.”
Millenials feel so blessed at the free-form wellness exercises at the California-based Full Circle group.
Supporters of California’s so-called right-to-die legislation say a change is desperately needed to give the terminally ill greater control.
Peak demand for electricity rarely coincides with the brightest sunshine or the strongest winds, so finding a way to store clean power and deliver it when needed will be critical as California relies more on renewable energy.
There appears to be nothing that can stop a proposed initiative submitted by a Huntington Beach attorney that would authorize the killing of gays and lesbians by “bullets to the head” — or “any other convenient method” — from getting on the ballot.