Aug 10, 2012 Tapping the Ogallala Aquifer decades ago turned the Panhandle into fertile farmland. Drought is reviving concern that water in the ground, like oil, eventually runs out.
Jul 27, 2012 The governor of the cash-strapped state recently signed a $8 million transportation bill. Watchers say it'll be a way for him to leave a lasting legacy.
Jul 26, 2012 Thanks to SB 420, Los Angeles has all other cities beat when it comes to pot dispensaries. But the city council has decided things are out of hand, and voted last night to ban all storefront medical marijuana shops.
Jul 18, 2012 The Southern California city considers bankruptcy, after the departure or collapse of successive industries left it unable to pay for fire, police and other services.
Jul 3, 2012 The California state legislature passed a law yesterday that sponsors are calling a "Homeowners Bill of Rights." Supporters say the changes will prevent unnecessary foreclosures.
Jun 22, 2012 According to Democratic Congressman Howard Berman, helicopter noise in Southern California is getting way too loud and frequent, and that's why he's pushing for new federal regulations.
Jun 22, 2012 California will become the first state to let private companies run its parks.
Jun 11, 2012 With California scheduled to vote on a budget this week, the question is: How did the state’s finances get so bad, so quickly? Do other states have to fear the same thing?
Jun 5, 2012 The city of Stockton, California, population 291,000 is trying to avoid becoming the biggest U.S. city to go bankrupt during this economic downturn.