The new Arizona immigration law spurred California officials to call for boycotts of its eastern neighbor, and the effects to image and industry could be both symbolic and substantial.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of a ban on the sale of violent video games to minors by the state of California.
Washington's 'political-industrial complex' obsesses over the performance of Republican and Democratic party leaders, but GOP gains will depend on conditions and candidates, not campaign turmoil and media narrative.
Meg Whitman has announced she's contributing another $20 million to her gubernatorial campaign. The California governor's race could become the priciest gubernatorial election in US history.
11. JANE HARMAN: Harman listens to a constituent after a campaign speech in Oakland, Calif., on March 25, 1998. Her campaign was self-financed to the tune of $17 million. She lost in the Democratic primary to Gray Davis, who went on to become governor. Ms. Harman is now a member of Congress, representing California's 36th Congressional District. (All dollar figures in this photo gallery are from the National Institute on Money in State Politics, http://www.followthemoney.org., unless otherwise specified.)
Targeting toxic litter, the California Assembly voted to broaden the reach of the state's smoking ban Monday. If Gov. Schwarzenegger signs the bill, other states could follow.
Police arrested 30 members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club across the western US Wednesday, in a crackdown that could be tied to gang activity.
Spending heavily and fresh off a debate with Steve Poizner, eBay millionaire Meg Whitman has leapfrogged former governor Jerry Brown in the race for California governor, according to a new poll.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom confirmed he's running for lieutenant governor of California, and enters the race as the Democratic frontrunner, political analysts say.
A racially conscious approach to lawmaking is essential to rooting out institutional racism.