May 7, 2012 This past weekend, Hollywood hosted a fundraiser for the California state parks. It’s not just left-leaning Hollywood altruism. Many directors and studios film for cheap in the parks.
Apr 25, 2012 For the first time in six years, a cow in the U.S. has tested for so-called mad cow disease. While officials say the dairy cow identified in California at no time entered the food supply, the price of cattle futures has moved sharply downward.
Apr 20, 2012 California is planning to close one quarter of its state parks, but if volunteer Carolyn Schoff has her way, Pio Pico Park won't be one of them.
Apr 13, 2012 The California Supreme Court has ruled that while employers have to offer workers a lunch break, they don't have to make sure employees actually take a lunch break.
Mar 30, 2012 Now to a community college here in Southern California that has been losing funding from the state. And to make up for that, Santa Monica College is jacking up tuition for its most popular classes by 500 percent.
Mar 13, 2012 It's possible America's busiest ports may not stay busy. Southern California currently receives most of the imports shipped from Asia. But that could change with a major expansion of the Panama Canal.
Mar 1, 2012 California is looking forward to both the Yelp and Facebook IPOs in the near future. One analyst estimated it could bring as much as $2.5 billion to the financially struggling state.
Feb 22, 2012 The Golden State didn't collect as much income tax from wealthy residents as it had predicted.
Feb 22, 2012 The state of Michigan actually has a budget surplus on its hands, in large part due to big cutbacks put in place by the governor.