The entire country is waiting to see if Congress can come to an agreement, or another extension, on a new spending bill. If not, the federal government could be shut down at midnight on Friday. So what would that mean for California?
Reporter: Katie Orr
The city of Oroville is suing the California Department of Water Resources over alleged corruption and mismanagement that led to a near disaster at the nation's tallest dam.
Reporter: Dan Brekke
Proposed Bills Look to Restrain Opioid Prescriptions
California has one of the lowest death rates from opioids. That is little solace for the five people who will die today because of opioid usage; those deaths are based on yearly average deaths in California over the past three years. Now, a new package of bills - aimed at identifying and tracking opioid prescriptions - are trying to lower that number.
Guest: Assemblyman Evan Low
The mudslides that hit Santa Barbara County last week continue to clog a main artery for cars and trucks trying to get through the area. With the 101 freeway still closed, we take a look at the effect on local businesses.
Reporter: David Wagner
California Lawmakers Condemn Reports of Possible Bay Area ICE Immigration Raids
Several California officials and lawmakers reacted to a report of a potential massive sweep by immigration agents around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala-Romero
Tech companies call it the “smart home.” You know, your refrigerator talks to Amazon. Your doorbell talks to Apple. Your virtual assistant talks to your kids. How do you fee about that last one?
Reporter: Rachael Myrow
The new year started on a disappointing note for one group: abalone divers, who normally harvest the delectable mollusks in springtime north of San Francisco Bay. The iconic red abalone is in such serious trouble that state Fish and Wildlife officials voted to close the North Coast sport fishery for the first time ever.
Reporter: Sheri Quinn