| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Three community groups sued Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, demanding he restore more than $350 million in mortgage settlement funds that were used to plug state budget holes two years ago.
The money — from California's slice of the $25 billion...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Republican gubernatorial candidates feted delegates to their state party's weekend convention late into the night Saturday with parties, cocktails and music.
Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari had a cover band that...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:13 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The audience reaction told the story: For Neel Kashkari, polite applause; for his GOP gubernatorial rival, Tim Donnelly, a prolonged roar of cheers.
With that, hundreds of Republicans wrapped up the state GOP convention near the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district.
State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:47 AM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told insurance giant Cigna Corp. to stop selling health plans bearing the name of California's health exchange because it was deceptive.
Cigna opted out of participating in the Covered California exchange when it...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:19 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Kamala Harris will formally announce her plans to seek a second term as state attorney general on Wednesday morning in San Francisco.
Her announcement will come at a news conference scheduled for 11 a.m. at City Hall, where she'll be...
| Jan 19, 2014
Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo wants to punish JPMorgan Chase for its various financial misdeeds, possibly by cutting off business with the banking giant. But as city leaders learned a few years ago when
Occupy L.A. pushed for a similar...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:48 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The first Bay Area Rapid Transit officer in department history to be killed on duty was described by neighbors and colleagues as kind and always willing to go out of his way to help others.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Department, which...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:57 PM
OAKLAND — A day after the first Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was killed in the line of duty in the agency's 42-year history — gunned down accidentally by a fellow officer — the department struggled to come to terms with the loss...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:47 PM
SACRAMENTO – Republican state Senators on Monday blocked a bill that would require more disclosure of those who contribute money through nonprofit groups to affect California elections, the first legislative setback for Democrats since they lost...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A suspect in the killing of a Mendocino County sheriff's deputy has been linked by police in Oregon to the shooting death of a 79-year-old man and a subsequent fire.
Police in Eugene, Ore., say 32-year-old Ricardo Antonio Chaney is a person of...