Pelosi is the first woman, the first Californian, and first Italian-American to lead a major party in Congress and to hold the Speakership.
Gov. Brown is calling for "significant increases" for education, health care, environment, and infrastructure spending in the $123 billion 2016-17 general fund.
We recently attended the NorCal climate march in Oakland, where we asked those who attended why the issue of climate change is so important and what needed to be done.
In Los Angeles, hundreds of activists, environmentalists, union members and community groups staged an unprecedented march and rally as part of worldwide global climate actions.
In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.
A reflection on the dry landscape and living history of the Panoche Hills: It is austere, it is dry, it is dramatically beautiful.
"Because of Medicare, our seniors have access to health care, they're living longer lives, decent lives. That's something worth fighting for!"
Restoring and increasing funds for California's human needs programs tops the agenda of many legislators.
A broad coalition of housing rights and community organizations is launching a campaign to educate renters about their legal rights.
State legislative leaders were joined here by immigrant rights advocates as they announced the "Immigrants Shape California" legislative package.