| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:17 AM
SACRAMENTO -- A computer project to modernize the way the state of California manages its finances will take 12 months longer to complete and cost $55.8 million more than originally budgeted, the state auditor warned Wednesday.
The Financial Information...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:38 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The state ethics agency on Tuesday made public a warning letter to Gov. Jerry Brown, 10 days after it was provided to the chief executive as a caution for accepting improper contributions from a lobbyist.
The state Fair Political Practices...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
FRESNO -- Thousands of people are expected at a Fresno memorial service Monday morning for two California Highway Patrol officers who died while responding to a crash.
Officers Brian Law and Juan Gonzalez, partners and close friends, were killed in a...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:38 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris announced Wednesday that she will lead a delegation of state attorneys general to Mexico this spring to address issues surrounding transnational gangs.
Harris, appearing at a California Newspaper Publishers...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Authorities said they are still trying to sort out the details of a crash that killed California Highway Patrol officers Juan Gonzalez and Brian Law in the Central Valley.
Investigators on Monday described the sequence of events but stressed the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown led an array of public officials and law enforcement agencies who offered their condolences after two California Highway Patrol officers were killed in a car crash near Fresno early Monday morning.
The two officers -- Juan Gonzalez, 33,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:20 PM
California Highway Patrol Officers Juan Gonzalez and Brian Law went through the academy together and became good friends after 27 weeks in the same class. After they graduated in 2008, they were assigned to different offices, but by 2013 the young...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Donald and Nina Lewis spent $30,000 fixing up their retirement haven, an abandoned house they purchased in 2009 near Edwards Air Force Base.
All seemed normal until a year ago, when a sheriff's deputy came knocking. He told them the home sale had been...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:19 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Kamala Harris will formally announce her plans to seek a second term as state attorney general on Wednesday morning in San Francisco.
Her announcement will come at a news conference scheduled for 11 a.m. at City Hall, where she'll be...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district.
State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:11 PM
California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has added his name to a growing list of endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress.
"Ted's smarts, skills, tenacity and record make him the best choice for...