Steven Carrillo, an active-duty Air Force servicemember, fell down a rabbit hole of Facebook extremism and became convinced he could start a new civil war. Then he turned his online obsession into real-life murder.
Despite a history of wildfires in the area, the state wants to build nearly 150 new campsites in Auburn State Recreation Area in El Dorado and Placer counties.
Even though 41 candidates to replace Gavin Newsom in the Sept. 14 recall election have revealed their tax returns, a judge now says that wasn’t necessary.
The name change of one of California’s most historic ski resorts is part of a statewide and national trend to reexamine offensive place names.
PG&E has a long history of starting wildfires, including the Dixie Fire, with equipment failures. Now, a federal judge wants the company to hand over information on the fires it has started this year.
As a new wildfire burned through Nevada and Placer counties, federal officials said they would now be more aggressive fighting fires.
Noise pollution and a drought-driven shortage of salmon have led the federal government to expand the Monterey Bay protected habitat zone for killer whales.
After criticizing an earlier state proposal for bringing broadband to rural counties, the Rural County Representatives of California now applauds a new bill with $6 billion in funding.
PG&E waited five days to report that one of its power lines may have sparked the Dixie Fire, which is burning across Plumas and Butte counties.
California will become the first state in the nation to provide monthly basic income payments to millions of residents, after the legislature passed a $35 million bill.
A new bill now in the state Senate would make paid family leave accessible even to workers on the lowest end of the income spectrum.
A State Senate bill would allow quick rezoning for multi-family housing, as a new research study reveals the high cost of single-family zoning laws.
The delta variant and often lagging vaccination rates are putting California in new danger from COVID-19.
Homeowners whose fire insurance policies were not renewed remain frustrated in their fight to get them back.
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