Scientists question the California Department of Public Healths removal of genetic sequencing information from its published research on the new toxin.
Two California officials have announced plans to introduce legislation requiring smartphones to have a "kill switch" that would render stolen or lost devices inoperable.
A federal judge was expected to wrap up hearings Thursday on the last of four legal challenges to the way California treats mentally ill inmates, months after he rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to end court oversight of prison mental health programs.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to end his career on a high note, not a fourth failed campaign, Dan says.
Funding for mental health services has long been a cause for Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento. Last spring, he advocated increasing community resources and crisis support for those dealing with mental illness to help reduce the burdens they place on the state's prisons and hospitals. The plan passed as part of the June budget package.
Bay Bridge officials said Wednesday that the retrofit for broken anchor rods on the eastern pier of the new suspension span had been completed. Custom steel saddles replaced the function of the rods, which snapped in March after being placed under tension. The cost of the retrofit was about $25 million.
Paint makers could face a surge of lawsuits after a California state court judge ordered three companies to pay $1.1 billion to help government agencies get rid of lead from an estimated 5 million homes in the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown has made his displeasure with standardized tests plain any number of times. On Monday, he offered his story about a leaf. Interviewed onstage during a conference, Brown recalled a “shocking” exam he took as a high school senior.