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.
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements.. Reuters - Published
According to Reuters, on Monday, California is expected to crack down on flavored e-cigarettes restrictions. This comes after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted the public that..
A dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people. Reuters reports the vessel had no night watchman on duty when the flames erupted. That's according to federal..
Reuters reports that Kamala Harris has revealed her plan for criminal justice. The former prosecutor and California attorney general has a bold plan for reforming the nations justice system. If elected..
The bodies of all but one of the 34 people killed in a burning boat off the California coast have been recovered. The dive boat they were sleeping in erupted into flames early this week off Santa Cruz..
President Donald Trump heads to San Diego amid homeless comments backlash, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg appears before Congress and more things to start your Wednesday
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Representative Karen Bass, a Democrat of California, pressed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on why he didn't want to leave a "paper trail" of his meeting with then-Attorney General.. CBS News - Published
The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards and barring all states from.. Reuters - Published
Want to make a counterfeit cannabis vape that looks like the real thing? The easy availability of replica packaging helps explain an explosion in counterfeiting in California’s vape market that also.. USATODAY.com - Published
California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks from vaping, part of a multi-pronged effort to combat what he called a "youth epidemic," but said he lacked authority.. Reuters - Published
California Governor Gavin Newsom was expected on Monday to announce restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health.. Reuters - Published
California Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign new legislation intended to help the Legion of Independent Workers in the so-called gig economy. The law would make "gig workers" eligible for.. CBS News - Published
Over the past 30 years, the films of Ken Burns have covered the Civil War, the Vietnam War, baseball, jazz and more. His latest project, chronicling the story of country music from the hollers of West.. CBS News - Published
California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counternarrative to Trump administration policies. NYTimes.com - Published
The state of California has passed a sweeping worker protection bill that makes it harder for companies to avoid paying minimum wage and overtime. Here's who the "Uber law" affects. CBS News - Published
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers.. Reuters - Published
New information about the deadly dive boat fire in California raises concerns about whether the crew broke any laws. The wreckage of the boat, Conception, was pulled from the water near Santa Barbara.. CBS News - Published
The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own.. Reuters - Published
California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say.. Reuters - Published
A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty,.. Reuters - Published
The wreckage of a dive boat that sunk off Southern California has finally been lifted out of the ocean. It comes as federal investigators released a report claiming the entire crew was asleep when a.. CBS News - Published
A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, had no night watchman on duty when the flames erupted, federal safety officials said on Thursday in a preliminary.. Reuters - Published
The crew of the California dive boat that erupted in flames, killing 34 people, told investigators that they were sleeping when the fire broke out and were not aware of any mechanical or electrical.. Reuters - Published
For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them. Reuters - Published