California, which just passed landmark climate change legislation, is known for its sweeping legislation on big issues. But recently, Gov. Jerry Brown and the legislature have been outdoing themselves.
The Broad Museum for contemporary art opened in downtown Los Angeles this weekend, adding to a flourishing of culture in the city’s once-barren downtown. A fresh sense of civic identity is emerging, but slowly.
A year ago, an earthquake hit Napa, Calif. In subtle but important ways, the town hasn’t been the same since, becoming a model for disaster preparedness. It's just an hour from areas hard hit by the Valley Fire.
The idealism of the sharing economy is coming up against profit-driven tendencies, and firms like Uber and Airbnb are encountering backlash. Now, a discussion is taking place about what the industry’s moral underpinnings should be.
The snowpack in California is at just 19 percent of the average for early March, a nearly historic low. Thousands of farmworkers are out of work, and Gov. Jerry Brown is asking Californians to conserve more.
The narrative of explicit and humiliating behavior in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is helping to reset the mainstream base line for acceptable sexual behavior, with implications not just for adults but for children as well.
TJX announced Wednesday that the company will raise minimum wages to $9 per hour. The move comes less than a week after Wal-Mart announced similar pay increases, a decision analysts say may have forced the entire retail industry's hand.