How California’s Fire Season Might Shape Up This Year

Wildland fires burned roughly 325,000 acres and damaged 70 buildings across the state last year, making the fire season one of the least destructive in the past decade and a significant departure from some terrible recent fire years.

Judge rejects Donald Trump’s request to delay hush-money trial until Supreme Court rules on immunity

A judge on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump’s bid to delay his April 15 hush money criminal trial until the Supreme Court rules on presidential immunity claims he raised in another of his criminal cases — spurning another of the former president’s ploys to put off the historic trial. Several more are pending.

Column: Trump loves fossil fuels; California wants clean energy. Cue collision

Donald Trump says he isn’t worried about climate change. Before he was a presidential candidate, he said global warming was “a hoax” invented by China to kneecap the American economy.

California’s fast food minimum wage boost: Who gets raises and who doesn’t?

Starting Monday, April 1, fast food restaurants in California will be required to pay their workers at least $20 an hour when Assembly Bill 1228 finally takes effect.

Why California Democrats are divided on retail theft bill

Legislators may be off for spring recess, but debates about their bills are still happening outside committee rooms.