Toxic Algae Bloom Threatens Fishing Along West Coast
A toxic algae bloom in the waters off the West Coast could be one of the biggest ever. It's restricting commercial and recreational fishing from Washington state to California.
State Budget Boosts Public School Funding
The state's new budget gives California public schools a surprising boost in funding. K-12 schools, community colleges and preschools will get close to $70 billion in state money, a more than 12 percent increase from last year.
New Law Allows for Transgender Identity on Death Certificates
In July, California will become the first state in the United States to allow transgender people to have their gender identity listed on their death certificate.