Jerry Brown is all about frugality on the California campaign trail except when it comes to his rarely mentioned custom-designed, $1.8 million house in one of the San Francisco Bay area's most prestigious neighborhoods
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will take his vision of a Russian Silicon Valley to US technology heads including Google CEO Eric Schmidt this week before meeting with President Obama on Thursday.
California has voted solidly Democratic in recent elections. But the national GOP may be hoping that, with Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina as standard-bearers there, the party can broaden its appeal.
A federal panel ordered the release of 38,000 from California's prisons to alleviate strain on inmate health care. Gov. Schwarzenegger wants the Supreme Court to overturn the order.
Jerry Brown decided to seek the governor's office rather than run for re-election.
Disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for operating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme using faked legal settlements.
It's election day for former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.
Lincoln is in a runoff against Arkansas Lt. Gov. Bill Halter, who is being supported by labor unions and liberal groups.
It looks like California is about to ban single-use plastic and paper bags at many stores. We Washingtonians have had to comply with a plastic-bag ban since January, or else pay 5 cents per bag. I forgot the first few times. But it didn't take very long to remember my totes.
The California Assembly on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban stores from providing plastic bags, and require them to charge for paper ones. Similar bans are in place in China and Bangladesh.