From Australia to Canada, Big Tech has resisted lawmakers' efforts to force them to pay news publishers for carrying their articles. Now, that battle is playing out in California.
California's reparations task force has voted to approve recommendations on how the state may compensate and apologize to Black residents for generations of harm caused by discriminatory policies.
The Davis, California, police chief said he could not say whether officials are searching for one or multiple suspects.
U.S. murder clearance or solve rates have hit an all-time low. Experts say mutual mistrust between police and some communities is creating a vicious cycle where unsolved killings breed more mistrust.
California approved a rule limiting rail pollution to aggressively cut greenhouse gas emissions in the state's latest move to establish itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change.
For years Black and brown people have complained about racism, corruption and abuse by the Antioch, Calif., police. Now a racist text message scandal implicates almost half of the department.
Thanks to a very wet year, the Golden State is experiencing a rare "superbloom" that's blanketing the ground with a variety of richly colored plants.
A proposed "Ebony Alert" system, similar to an Amber or Silver alert, would inform people of missing Black children and young women. The plan aims to bring attention to these often overlooked groups.
The agency's decision allows California — which has some of the nation's worst air pollution — to require truck manufacturers to sell more zero-emission trucks over the next couple of decades.
Storms have been sweeping across California since last December. Areas with high elevation are forecasted to experience the brunt of this week's extreme weather.
The bill would ban several common ingredients used in processed foods, such as Red Dye No. 3, which has been linked to cancer in animal studies.
While many cheered the possibility of a huge financial windfall for the city's Black residents, one civil rights leader says the proposal is a distraction from tangible efforts to redress racism.
The ruling mostly upholds a voter-approved law that said drivers for ride-share companies are independent contractors and are not entitled to benefits like paid sick leave and unemployment insurance.
Another atmospheric river set to arrive Monday could worsen already severe flooding, as the extra rain and snowmelt threaten to overflow rivers and streams at lower elevations.
News of the instance of antisemitism is one of several hate incidents reported on Stanford's campus this academic year.