University of California President Janet Napolitano was hospitalized on Monday for side effects from treatment for cancer. UC announced Napolitano’s cancer diagnosis on Tuesday, but did not specify what kind.
In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged that she would not seek to dismantle public schools amid questions by Democrats about her qualifications, political donations and long-time work advocating for charter schools and school choice.
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has given away money at a rate of $22,000 an hour, seven days a week, since voters approved its creation in 2004. It has pumped huge sums into research, but it has yet to come up with a therapy that reaches the public.
California has more lawmakers planning to boycott Friday’s presidential inauguration of Donald Trump than any other state. This list shows the 14 members of Congress who have announced their intentions to skip the ceremonies.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for health and human services secretary, Rep. Tom Price of Georgia, will be quizzed on his plans to repeal Obamacare and on stock trades that Democrats say raise flags.
When California was building its roadway system, it was financed by taxes and fees on those who use it, but the state has since moved away from the user-pays principle and maintenance lagged. It’s time to bring it back as revenues are increased to repair the network.
Actress Lena Dunham, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer are expected speak out against federal calls to defund Planned Parenthood at rally at the California State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Donald Trump is trying to keep the names of the people and companies donating millions of dollars to his inauguration festivities next week secret in a break from his Republican and Democratic predecessors in the White House.
In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities.
President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy might consider looking first at lessons learned in GOP-controlled states that adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and budget gaps widen.
Crowley had been slated to join Trump’s National Security Council as a director of strategic communications. Her decision comes after CNN reported that several passages in a 2012 book written by Crowley were plagiarized. Publisher HarperCollins then pulled the book.
California State Librarian Emeritus Kevin Starr wrote more than 14 books. In a May 2013 interview, he talked about his writing process, "a form of breathing." Starr died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Source: USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Kevin Starr, California’s premier historian, dead at 76
Sacramento woman explains why she's joining the Women's March on Washington
Sacramento stories: Big rig slams into state Capitol in a fireball (January 2001)
President's Medal of Freedom surprise leaves Vice President Biden honored and in tears