California gender identity legislation

AB1266 sponsored by Tom Ammiano would require that public elementary, middle and high school students be allowed to use opposite-sex bathrooms…

Ca governor meets China Prime Minister, rides high-speed rail to Shanghai

Gov. Jerry Brown got a firsthand look at the world’s most extensive high-speed rail system…

San Jose State blends online with traditional lectures

San Jose State blends online with traditional lectures…

Senators wrap up work on immigration bill

Four Democratic and four Republican senators have reached agreement on all the major elements of sweeping legislation to remake the nation’s immigration laws, and expect to unveil the bill next week…

Facebook’s CEO launches political group

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy…

Photo Gallery: Immigration rally across US

Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied across the U.S. Wednesday in a coordinated set of protests…

No guarantee on Bay Bridge opening

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Wednesday that he still hopes that the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open in early September despite problems…

6-year-old boy dies after NJ accidental shooting

A 6-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the head by a 4-year-old playmate has died from his wounds…

Train avoids hitting puppy tied to train track

Officials say a 78-year-old man tied a puppy to train tracks in the California desert, and an engineer had to use emergency brakes to keep from crushing it.

Governor Brown announces $1.5 billion China-California investment deal

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a $1.5 billion investment partnership between a California-based developer and a China-based investor and developer that will create thousands of California jobs…