Covered California Enrollment 'Very Strong' So Far
California is posting strong numbers for new health plan enrollments. We're now in the second open enrollment period under the nation's new health care law. More than 290,000 people have signed up on Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace. That includes both people who qualify for private health insurance or Medi-Cal.
Why Record-Low Voter Turnout Will Mean Even More Ballot Initiatives
The final chapter in the November election is being written this week, as state officials certify the vote count. It was the lowest turnout ever for a California gubernatorial election -- and that will have a major impact on the state's initiative process. There's a little-known link between the two.