SACRAMENTO (AP) - California prison officials must let transgender inmates have more female-oriented commissary items including nightgowns, robes, sandals, scarves and necklaces as part of a settlement that will make California the first state to pay for an inmate's sex reassignment surgery, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders reached an agreement Thursday on a state budget that expands funding for subsidized child care and eliminates a controversial welfare policy that restricts cash assistance for nearly 130,000 children.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - California today becomes the latest state to allow the terminally ill to legally choose to end their lives, raising worries among some people in the state's large Latino and African-American communities that poor people with serious illnesses could be pressured to take lethal drugs as a cheaper option to long-term care.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Republican candidates were shut out in the race for California's open U.S. Senate seat, but GOP voters could play a key role in November in determining which of two Democratic women goes to Washington.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Authorities in Northern California said Wednesday they have arrested three teenage boys involved in violent attacks against Donald Trump supporters after a political rally last week in San Jose.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Suppose your smartphone is clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings - the room's size, the location of doors and windows and the presence of other people. What could it do with that info?
REDDING (AP) - A California man singled out by Donald Trump as "my African-American" said Monday that he is now the target of harsh criticism, including comments he feels are more racist than the remark by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown did not illegally gut an existing ballot initiative to try to get his plan to reduce the state's prison population before voters in November, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman who was attacked by a shark in Southern California was all smiles in a photograph taken as she recovers from a large bite wound that stretches from her shoulder to her pelvis.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Californians once again beat the state's drought-time order for water savings in April - one of the last months before officials transition from a statewide conservation order to more localized targets, a state agency said Monday.