California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Fill Kamala Harris’ Senate Seat

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s Senate seat, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday.

Uber, Lyft Escape California’s Crackdown — but Law Will Continue to Devastate Gig Economy

While it’s nice that industries with deep pockets were able to win carve-outs via ballot measure, the devastating effects of

L.A. Police Arrest Suspect in Ambush Shooting of Two Officers

The Los Angeles sheriff’s department and district attorney announced the arrest of a suspect in the shooting of two police

‘Almost Worthy of ISIS’: L.A. County Sheriff Says Protesters Chanting for Deputies’ Death Represent ‘New Low’ for U.S.

“It’s just a new low for the hatred that I don’t think anyone in this nation has ever seen before,”

Uber and Lyft boost lobbying power as they threaten to pull out of California

(Mario Tama/Getty Images) A divisive California law that could upend the business models of apps that rely on gig workers

Federal Appeals Court Rules California’s Ban on High-Capacity Magazines Unconstitutional

“Even well-intentioned laws must pass constitutional muster,” Appellate Judge Kenneth Lee wrote for the majority on the three-judge panel.

Kamala Harris brings fundraising prowess to Democratic ticket

(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is expected to bring fundraising prowess as presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s running

‘A Year’s Worth of Suicide Attempts in the Last Four Weeks’: California Doctor Calls for End to Lockdown

“We’ve never seen numbers like this, in such a short period of time,” Dr. Mike deBoisblanc said.

DOJ Claims California’s Lockdown Shows ‘Unequal Treatment of Faith Communities’

Eric S. Dreiband wrote in a letter to Newsom that the state’s determination showed an “unequal treatment of faith communities.”

Millions pour into California’s heavily contested special election

A couple uses the curbside option to vote at an early voting station for the special election in California’s 25th

LA City Council Votes to Identify Hotels Refusing to Take in Homeless, Proposes ‘Commandeering’ Them

Hotels who participate will be reimbursed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for three fourths of the costs incurred.

California Becomes First State to Tap Into Federal Funding to Pay Rising Unemployment

On Monday the state began to access its pre-approved $10 billion loan for paying unemployment through the end of July.

California lawmakers back small business aid to private equity-backed companies

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) As Democrats and

Bernie Sanders favored by donors in key Super Tuesday states

Sen. Bernie Sanders greets supporters as he arrives at a campaign rally in Santa Ana, California ahead of Super Tuesday

California candidates compete in two Super Tuesday elections for the same seat

Former Trump aide and convicted felon George Papadopoulos is one of 13 candidates running in a California special election to

Trump Admin Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds from California over Abortion Access Requirement

The Trump administration on Friday threatened to withhold certain federal funds from California due to a state law requiring private

Half of Kamala Harris’ bundlers are funding other 2020 Democrats

Senator Kamala Harris (via flickr – Gage Skidmore) Entering the 2020 presidential field as an ascendant first-term California senator, Kamala

The People v Wall Street: California’s Public Banking Shake-up

Reading Time: 5 minutes For only the second time in 100 years, a people-powered coalition overcame the stiff opposition of

A Look at the California Inferno That Is Too Close for Comfort

Reading Time: 4 minutes The following is WhoWhatWhy contributor Steve Pizzo’s firsthand account of what it’s like to watch the