Democrats Strip Oil Goal From Landmark Climate Change Legislation
What was supposed to be a historic climate change bill was gutted Wednesday. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders lost a big battle with Big Oil. They dropped an effort to mandate a 50 percent cut in California's petroleum use by 2030.
Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill One Step From Governor's Desk
A controversial bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide in California faces one of its final tests when the state Senate votes on it on Friday. The bill cleared a major hurdle Wednesday when the full Assembly voted to allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it.
As Expected, New Common Core Test Scores Show More Work to Be Done
California public school teachers and students have a lot of work to do when it comes to teaching and learning Common Core. Test scores released Wednesday show far too many students aren't grasping the new, more rigorous academic standards.