California public employees have recently taken to strikes at University California hospitals, Los Angeles schools and courts throughout the Central Valley to press for better wages and working conditions.
California’s student debt rose by about $70 billion from late 2008 to late 2018, a jump of about 116 percent. The $132 billion owed by Californians translates to about $3,300 in student debt per resident.
Volunteering archaeologists and dog handlers spent a three-day expedition searching for cremated human remains at burned-down properties in Paradise two months after the Camp Fire destroyed most of the town.
California law may soon require that all kindergarteners attend a full day of school, as opposed to the half-day programs many districts offer. Under new legislation, schools must transition by the 2021-22 school year.
The Department of Labor says unpaid federal workers in California and seven other states affected by the government shutdown aren’t eligible for unemployment benefits. Gov. Newsom called it “a disgrace.”
Two hikers in Yosemite National Park were rescued by helicopter on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Yosemite officials said park rangers, search-and-rescue personnel, and a CHP helicopter rescued the hikers in the North Dome area.
A California woman faces felony charges after Shasta County prosecutors said she posed as a nurse to give patients in Redding Botox injections and other treatments resulting in significant facial deformities.
Footage from Northstar in the Sierra Nevada shows the Lake Tahoe area resort as it experiences 49 inches of snow in 48 hours, or 2 feet of powder in 24 hours. At Squaw Valley, 16 inches fell overnight and 23 inches in 24 hours.
A rain storm left debris slides along Highway 1 in Big Sur, California, on Thursday, January 17, Caltrans said. The Central Coast road will be closed from Mud Creek up to Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn until Friday.