SACRAMENTO (AP) - Just as California businesses begin to implement a law requiring equal pay for workers regardless of their gender, already the toughest of its kind in the nation, a state lawmaker is seeking to expand it to protect employees from racial discrimination.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Immigrant children living in the U.S. without legal status have been blocked from registering for school and accessing the educational services they need, according to a report on school districts in four states by Georgetown University Law Center researchers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A small plane that made headlines when it landed safely on a Southern California freeway years ago crashed on the same stretch of road, slamming into a car and killing a woman in the vehicle.
FRESNO (AP) - A physician whose father left the California Legislature six years ago is competing with a Fresno city councilman for a vacant seat in the state Assembly that's critical to Democrats' goal for a two-thirds majority.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers on Thursday approved the nation's highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect by 2022 after it was hailed by Democrats as an example to the nation as it struggles with a growing gap between rich and poor.
SAN BERNARDINO. (AP) - Eighty percent of the nearly $2.5 million donated to the United Way following the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 would go to deceased victims' families under a proposed plan.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego harbor cruise boat crashed into a pier while docking Thursday, injuring seven people and causing significant damage to the bow of the vessel and the busy waterfront walkway, fire officials said.
FRESNO (AP) - A wrong-way driver leading authorities on a high-speed chase crashed through a gate and into a fighter jet at a central California naval base, killing himself and a passenger, authorities said Thursday.