Senator Jerry Hill’s S.B. 549 would force PG&E to get the Legislature’s approval before increasing customer rates as a result of the company’s bankruptcy. The utility faces billions in wildfire damages.
Pete Warda, the suspect in a fatal shooting at a Modesto, California, bar, was arrested Thursday by police. Warda is suspected of shooting of 22-year-old Thomas Hinchman at the CR2 bar on Oakdale Road.
State Sen. John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa. has proposed a bill to add new lanes to Interstate 5 and Highway 99 without speed limits, an idea that has drawn mixed reactions from Fresno, Merced and other Central San Joaquin Valley representatives.
Democrats charge that military projects from California to Kentucky could be imperiled by President Donald Trump’s push to declare an emergency declaration to build a wall at the border with Mexico. Republicans say it’s speculative and that a border wall is important.
Nearly two decades after California’s Safely Surrendered Baby law was signed, a hopeful sign has emerged. A record number of babies have been safely surrendered through the law, decreasing newborn abandonment.
Fresno and Bakersfield, California, employers like certain jargon words in help wanted job ads when hiring workers. These are the most over-used word was for Fresno, Bay Area and elsewhere in California.
Johnny Mathis, killed in an officer-involved shooting with Merced County law enforcement, showed signs of intoxication and was seen firing a handgun randomly during a police pursuit, according to the Merced County District Attorney’s Office.
An entire wine appellation is for sale in Ukiah, California, for $3.3 million. The 150-acre Cole Ranch Appellation in Mendocino County has 55 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Reisling vines.
Republican Mark Harris called for a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, giving up on certification as winner in a race marked by voting irregularities in Bladen and Robeson counties.
Opinion: A bill proposed by an Orange County lawmaker seeks to add extra lanes and eliminate speed limits on Interstate 5 and Highway 99. Can California drivers be trusted at higher speeds? Columnist says no.
Charter schools could soon have to hold open meetings and hand over public records under a bill advancing in the California Legislature. State Sen. Connie Leyva said she thinks Governor Gavin Newsom will sign it.
Lonneil White was released from the Palo Pinto County Jail in Texas on a personal recognizance bond after he was previously being held on a $750,000 bond by the County, to avoid paying for an expensive surgery.