Full coverage: State budget crisis

California tax reform plan much too bold for Capitol

GOP's 'leverage' is tantamount to extortion

Don't let the Sacramento sex scandal fool you

State help for firefighters 'a heavy lift'

California Legislature on the verge of major achievements

Charting a way out of the mess in the Capitol

There's revenue in those hills -- and offshore

'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go

Schwarzenegger is unpopular but undaunted

California's higher education system could face decline

Coffeepot maker vents about doing business in California

California seeks sponsors for state parks

Winners and losers in the budget battle

Schwarzenegger cuts $500 million more as he signs budget

California's budget process as sausage-making

CalPERS appears to be a willing victim

Send the legislators home at night

State budget negotiations were anything but smooth

California Legislature finally approves budget deal

Budget's a mess, but it's our mess

Vote on prison plan in California budget is delayed

Opposition to state budget deal mounts

Budget to reshape the Golden State

Budget deal's oil-drilling component draws mixed reviews

Budget accord reached

File California tax system revision effort under flawed

Schwarzenegger should be talking to himself

In Sacramento, they all dropped the ball

California budget talks stall

It's time to close a big tax loophole for businesses

It's business as usual in Sacramento, even as deficit grows

Speaker boycotts California budget session

Budget patch job is better than IOUs

California has no money and few options

L.A. County officials offer a novel idea to save millions

A California tax on oil drilling? Why not?

Democrats are going to need prodding to reach budget accord

Note to budget doctors: Don't spare the knife

Nightmares come true for the neediest

Schwarzenegger sends lawmakers $5 billion in proposed cuts