DeSantis and Newsom will face off in a Fox News event featuring two governors with White House hopes
California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis are squaring off in a nationally televised event that will feature two young, high-profile leaders with presidential aspirations who may have to wait for future cycles to realize them.
Florida rapper apologizes to fan who was attacked by members of his entourage
A 20-year-old man who was looking to take a photo with Jacksonville rapper Nardo Wick was left in critical condition after he was knocked unconscious by apparent members of the rapper’s entourage, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Tesla didn't squelch United Auto Workers message when it cracked down on T-shirts, court says
A federal appeals court in New Orleans says automaker Tesla did not infringe on its workers’ rights to unionize when it ordered employees at a California assembly plant to stop wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the United Auto Workers logo.
California authorities seek video, urge patience in investigation into death of Jewish demonstrator
Days after asking for the public’s help to determine what happened at a California protest that resulted in a Jewish demonstrator’s death, authorities say they still have no video of the incident and are urging patience as they investigate.
It's the final day of a massive health care strike over pay and staff shortages. No deal is in sight
A massive health care strike over wages and staff shortages is heading into its final day without a deal between industry giant Kaiser Permanente and the unions representing the 75,000 workers who picketed this week.
ExxonMobil loses bid to truck millions of gallons of crude oil through central California
ExxonMobil has lost a court bid to truck millions of gallons of crude oil through central California — a crucial part of its efforts to restart offshore oil wells that were shut in 2015 after a pipeline leak caused the worst coastal spill in 25 years.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will sign climate-focused transparency laws for big business
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to sign into law a pair of climate-focused bills intended to force major corporations to be more transparent about greenhouse gas emissions and the financial risks stemming from global warming.
$250K reward offered as detectives search for assailant who shot Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy
Authorities are asking for the public’s help and offering a $250,000 reward as investigators search for the assailant who shot and killed a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy as he sat in his patrol car at an intersection.
California lawsuit says oil giants deceived public on climate, seeks funds for storm damage
The state of California has filed a lawsuit against some of the world's largest oil and gas companies, claiming they deceived the public about the risks of fossil fuels blamed for climate change-related storms and wildfires that caused billions of dollars in damage.
Imagine making shadowy data brokers erase your personal info. Californians may soon live the dream
California has some of the strongest digital privacy laws in the U.S. and is on the verge of handing consumers a major new tool to combat the sale and secret use of personal information they may never have agreed to share.
With ACC leaders set to take up Stanford, Cal, SMU expansion, 2 UNC trustees announce opposition
With Atlantic Coast Conference university leaders seemingly on the verge of deciding whether to expand with Stanford, California and SMU, two members of North Carolina’s board of trustees announced their opposition to the move.
ACC progressing toward westward expansion with Stanford, Cal, SMU potential targets, AP source says
The Atlantic Coast Conference is making progress toward an expansion that could grab Stanford and California from the sinking Pac-12, a person with direct knowledge of the ACC’s potential move told The Associated Press.