CALIFORNIA Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a "digital dividend" that would let consumers share in the billions of dollars made by technology companies in the most populous US state...

[SAN FRANCISCO] In the past week, California has been pummeled by fierce winter storms wreaking havoc from Sacramento to San Diego. Flash floods have damaged an already fragile landscape, as near...

[PARADISE, California] Rescue workers searched on Friday for 630 people reported missing in a northern California town reduced to ashes by the deadliest wildfire in state history.

THE sandy cove along California's picturesque coast beckons visitors to what is supposed to be a public beach. But the imposing gate, the security guard and the annual US$100 access fee tell a...

[SYDNEY] Australia's Treasury Wine Estates , the world's biggest listed winemaker, announced plans on Tuesday to produce its premium Penfolds brand in California as part of a reset of the...

A BILLBOARD on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood screams out a stark warning: "drug-resistant gonorrhoea alert!" ...

I HAPPENED to be in Santa Barbara, California, last week to give a speech, and at the lunch afterwards, I found myself talking to a local real estate agent.

[LOS ANGELES] The tip came from a woman standing in line at a post office in a small town in northern California.

[CHICAGO] In a ruling with potentially sweeping consequences for the so-called gig economy, the California Supreme Court on Monday made it much more difficult for companies to classify workers as...

[NEW YORK]The port city of Long Beach, California, has long struggled to revive its downtown core, which steadily deteriorated as the Navy pared down and eventually closed its decades-old operations...