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Gov. Jerry Brown signs Fair Pay Act for women workers
The Fair Pact Act signed into law Tuesday will ensure women are paid the same as men for similar work and prevent retaliation if they inquire about how much male colleagues are paid.
California foster care: New laws signed to restrict psychiatric drugs
California's 63,000 foster youth will be better protected from potentially dangerous psychiatric drugs now administered at alarming rates in the nation's largest child welfare system, under a package of reform bills signed into law Tuesday.
CSU faculty demand raises, vote on strike this month
As California's public universities recover from the state budget crisis, CSU professors are demanding a 5 percent raise.
California's new End Of Life law: Questions and answers
California's End of Life Options Act, signed into law on Monday, seems simple: a terminally ill patient consults a doctor, gets a prescription, takes the drug and dies. But the reality of its implementation is more complex, raising practical questions.
Hollywood boy, 2, found alone in home with dead mother, baby
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A toddler's cry led officers to discover the bodies of his baby brother and their mother inside a Los Angeles apartment, police said Monday.
Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."
Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.
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Behind the Label: Beauregard Vineyards, Bonny Doon
The roots run deep for Beauregard Vineyards, a father-son winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
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Nick Gordon charged in Bobby Kristina Brown's death?
Report says Georgia grand jury will decide this week whether there’s enough evidence to charge Gordon with a crime.