Rep. Pete Sessions, the former chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, offered his support Saturday for the California Republican Party's strategy of focusing on key congressional and legislative seats.
The push for a government pension measure on the November ballot died Friday when its most public backer called it quits.
A rural Nevada county has settled lawsuits with two men who said a sheriff's deputy violated their civil rights when they were stopped for speeding on Interstate 80, searched for drugs and forced to forfeit tens of thousands of dollars even though no drugs were found and no charges filed in either case.
The House of Representatives is closer to renaming a Yosemite National Park peak after Jessie Benton Fremont, putting the 19th century activist and political spouse into a 21st century tussle.
Our column in Thursdays Bee updates whats happening with the lawsuit against CalPERS and now its individual board members over the organizations administration of long-term care policies sold from 1995 to 2004.
A superior court judge dealt San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's pension overhaul campaign another setback on Thursday, rebuffing Reed's request to have the ballot initiative's title and summary rewritten.
The Senate’s Democratic supermajority voted to partially reauthorize affirmative action, but it’s drawing sharp opposition from Asian groups.
A new state audit blasts California’s Employment Development Department for its “appalling” decision to ignore an offer of federal help to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in overpaid unemployment benefits.
CalPERS and the bankrupt city of San Bernardino, headed for a possible legal showdown over pension contributions, said this week they’ve made headway in mediation talks.
California Secretary of State Debra Bowen and David J. Becker, the director of election initiatives for The Pew Charitable Trusts, shared a panel this week during a state Senate hearing on improving voter participation.