The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that more than 113,000 driver’s licenses were issued statewide in January, and more than half were to undocumented immigrants, who have been allowed to apply under Assembly Bill 60.
The state agency that handles unemployment claims for millions of Californians says it has hired nearly 500 new employees to process claims since Gov. Jerry Brown's administration ordered it last year to beef up customer service.
Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon.
The federal government Wednesday awarded a $134.5 million contract to begin deepening the river channel ships use to reach the busy Port of Savannah, meaning the long-sought harbor expansion can begin as soon as the contractor gets its dredging equipment in the water.
Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago. Now a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents.
Officials in the Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia canceled a planned trip to China and Taiwan to build cultural relationships after residents complained it was being underwritten by Asian companies with potential business interests in the city.
In the wake of one of the worst measles outbreaks in recent history, a California lawmaker proposed a bill Wednesday that would require all child care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated against several contagious diseases.