(Kristopher Skinner, Bay Area News Group)
California's budget surplus soars to new heights; schools to benefit
In the clearest sign yet that the Great California Recovery is proceeding on pace, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced Tuesday that the state budget surplus could be as much as $8 billion higher than estimated just four months ago.
San Jose suffers another legal setback in bid to lure Oakland A's
The San Jose City Council on Tuesday appeals a judge's recent decision finding a land deal between the city and the Oakland A's violated local laws requiring a vote.
Twitter challenge to U.S. national security probes moves forward
Oakland federal judge weighs Obama administration's bid to toss Twitter's free speech case challenging government secrecy in national security investigations
California drought: State water board passes first mandatory urban water limits in state history
More than 100 people assembled in Sacramento for the two-day meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board, including representatives of some cities and industries who said the agency's proposed targets are too strict.
California's first edible cricket farm to open; indgredient growing in popularity in protein bars and pizzas
One day soon, the sound of a cricket's chirp could make your mouth water.
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.
Popcorn for pups may be a problem
Unsalted, unbuttered popcorn can be a nutritious snack in moderation, but unpopped kernels and hulls can be harmful.
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Are Katy Perry and John Mayer back on?
Pair spotted at Met Gala after party, getting mighty cozy with each other.