FAIRFIELD (AP) - A Northern California jury has awarded five construction workers nearly $12 million in their lawsuit alleging the state transportation department failed to warn them about a potentially deadly fungus at an excavation site.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In his otherwise low-key State of the State address, Gov. Jerry Brown saved his most impassioned plea for transportation issues, telling lawmakers they're going to have to "bite the bullet and enact new fees and taxes" to pay for repairs to California's crumbling highways.
FRESNO (AP) - The recent onslaught of El Nino storms only slightly increased the levels of California reservoirs that now stand at half of historic depths for this time of year, federal officials said Friday while releasing an initial water outlook for 2016.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With just months until the state's assisted suicide law goes into effect, the California Medical Association has issued guidelines to doctors on writing prescriptions of lethal doses of medication for terminally ill patients.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Department of Transportation is recruiting motorists to test ways of reporting how far they drive to study the feasibility of replacing the state gas tax with mileage fees.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A faction of California's largest union began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative asking voters to raise California's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021, one of two competing proposals vying for the November ballot.