California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s opposition is the latest hurdle for the utility, which is seeking to resolve a complex bankruptcy and take part in a state wildfire fund. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •Reuters
California Governor Gavin Newsom was expected to decide late on Friday whether a bankruptcy reorganization plan submitted by PG&E Corp , the state's largest investor-owned utility company, complies.. Reuters - Published
Elizabeth Warren's campaign sinking like a stone in quicksand. According to a new poll she is losing support in California. A poll by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies found Warren lost..
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has been in the hot seat for targeting America's uber-rich with a wealth tax plan that has its roots in the mind of a French economist now teaching in California. Conway..
First-term U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California is ending her presidential bid. Harris is a rising Democratic Party star and outspoken critic of Republican President Donald Trump. Harris has made..
U.S. stocks sold off for a third consecutive session Tuesday after comments from President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross threw cold water on hopes of a possible near-term respite from..
The 3,000-mile (4,800-km) mass migration of monarch butterflies in North America is one of the insect world's fantastic feats, with millions embarking on the arduous journey from north Canada down into..
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A powerful winter storm pummeled parts of the United States on Thursday. The forceful storms brought bringing heavy snowfall that forced the partial closure of a major highway in California. California..
Here's the latest for Friday December 13th: Judiciary Committee to vote on impeachment articles Friday; Boris Johnson's Conservatives win big in UK parliamentary election; US test-fires previously.. USATODAY.com - Published
An environmental group launched legal action on Thursday seeking to ban commercial use of "super-toxic" rat poisons in California, citing data showing the products pose a grave threat to a dozen.. Reuters - Published
The Pentagon says it's conducted a flight test Thursday of a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States and Russia abandoned last summer. It was launched from Vandenberg Air.. USATODAY.com - Published
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making his first trip to California as a Democratic presidential candidate. At a stop in San Francisco, he talked about the environment and climate.. USATODAY.com - Published
From a brutal polar vortex that froze much of the Midwest and East Coast in January to Hurricane Dorian that killed dozens in the Bahamas in September, Mother Nature dealt Americans a wild and deadly.. Reuters - Published
In a new twist in the "Varsity Blues" admissions scandal, a California woman agreed to plead guilty to paying $9,000 to have someone take online classes for her son so he could graduate from.. USATODAY.com - Published
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a free speech challenge brought by a trade group against regulation issued by the California city of Berkeley that requires cell phone retailers to tell.. Reuters - Published
PG&E Corp said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/75488/000095015719001393/form8-k.htm on Monday it would take a pretax charge of $4.9 billion in the current quarter related to the.. Reuters - Published
California's bankrupt power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a $13.5 billion settlement with victims of some of most devastating wildfires in the state's modern history. Reuters - Published
Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached an agreement to resolve individual claims relating to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and the 2015 butte fire. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the administration will finalize its rollback of Obama-era vehicle emissions standards next year and said it would provoke a new legal challenge by.. Reuters - Published
Jefferson Davis dies in New Orleans; Four people die at a free Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California; America's first attempt to put a satellite into orbit fails;.. USATODAY.com - Published
In the latest skirmish over California's homeless crisis, the state's governor, Gavin Newsom, asked President Donald Trump on Thursday to stop withholding federal housing vouchers that could benefit.. Reuters - Published
California on Thursday ordered a one-year halt on insurance companies dropping customers in wildfire-prone areas at a time when state insurers are trying to limit spiraling costs from climate change. Reuters - Published
Senator Kamala Harris has dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary race. The California Democrat is the third candidate to drop out in the past week. CBS News political correspondent Ed.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
During a meeting with Canada's leader at the NATO summit in London, President Trump said he wanted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to testify in the impeachment inquiry. The president.. CBS News - Published
Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp did not properly inspect and replace transmission lines before a faulty wire sparked a wildfire that killed more than 80 people in 2018, a probe by a state.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a leading California conservative, said on Monday he would plead guilty to a federal charge of misusing campaign funds in a corruption case that could help Democrats.. Reuters - Published