Lawmakers from both parties want the Pentagon to drop a program that has collected $22 million from California National Guard soldiers. The troops accepted re-enlistment bonuses they were not entitled to receive.
Tom Steyer said Monday that his NextGen organizations have registered 1 million voters, including more than 743,000 new voters in California and 294,000 in battleground states, including Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nevada.
Several Sacramento County governments recently sent residents mailers about Measure B, the transportation sales tax proposal on the November ballot. Measure B opponents argue these mailers represent an improper use of public funds to try to sway the vote.
In one of the most dramatic personal transformations in American political history, Tom Hayden went from being a famed 1960s and 1970s student radical to a mainstream elected official and elder statesman of the country's left. He died Sunday at age 76 following a lengthy illness.
Tom Hayden, peace activist, member of the Chicago Seven tried after the 1968 Democratic National Convention riots and a former California lawmaker, died at age 76 Sunday in Santa Monica after a long illness. Here are some highlights of Hayden’s life.
The three 17-inch ballot cards Sacramento County vote-by-mail voters receive in their ballot envelopes weigh more than an ounce, pushing them into the two-stamp weight category. Ballots with insufficient postage will still get delivered, but counties will have to pay the extra cost.
President Barack Obama entertained Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way, beginning with one sent by Donald Trump in August when he said "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States."
California election officials say mail-ballot returns are running higher than usual for a presidential election. Explanations include the overall increase in the number of residents receiving mail ballots and interest in the the high-octane presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Hundreds of mobile-delivery services for medical marijuana are operating in a largely unregulated sector of California’s cannabis economy. State lawmakers and officials in cities such as Sacramento are scrambling to draft rules for the businesses or seeking ways to close them down.
Adult film star Jessica Drake held a press conference Saturday in which she accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of offering her $10,000 to have sex with him and kissing her without her permission.
Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in federal prison after showing little remorse for a corruption scandal that tarnished his family's Southern California political dynasty.
Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.
In a new television ad, Ron Briggs, who managed his father’s successful 1978 ballot measure to expand California’s death penalty, says it was a mistake, emphasizing that the state would save money if it abolishes capital punishment. But the spot paints an exaggerated picture of the cost.
Ad against death penalty misleads on costs
Highlights from the final Trump-Clinton debate
'Bad hombres' and 'nasty woman' remarks offend Sacramento Democrats
Scott Jones unsure of human impact on climate change