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Modesto City Councilman Dave Lopez will run for a seat on the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors next year.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has agreed to negotiate and sign a $985 million contract for the first stage of construction for a statewide bullet train system in the Fresno-Madera area.
Legislators will make at least twice as much as most California workers following the roughly $5,000 pay bump approved by the California Citizens Compensation Commission Wednesday, census figures show.
Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Marysville, launched a campaign for California's 3rd congressional district on Wednesday morning.
While open-records advocates urge Gov. Jerry Brown to veto legislation that would weaken California's open-records law, crime victim advocates are raising objections to language in the same bill that would relax requirements for how local agencies handle domestic violence cases.
Call it the parting of the blue curtain. In just the past two decades, labor unions have gone from inhospitable places for lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people to welcoming spaces. They've gone from institutional bystanders in most major fights over gay rights to outspoken advocates.
Despite a slight procedural speed bump, lawmakers signed off on giving $821,000 to the Department of Human Resources to upgrade the state's jobs website.
Opponents of California's Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, plan a slate of activities in Sacramento to coincide with the U.S. Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on the ban's constitutionality.
Legislation aimed at curbing California school districts' use of bonds that have extended repayment periods and high costs stalled in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday after school officials mounted a heavy lobbying campaign against it.
Pay for Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators and other top elected officials is going up, a state commission decided Wednesday.