A newspaper is reporting that technology firms, banks and other companies are fighting a proposed Internet privacy law that would require companies to show consumers the personal data they've collected on them and how it's being used.
A plan being pushed by California lawmakers would give immigrants living in the country illegally - and legal residents who can't afford health insurance but don't qualify for Medi-Cal - basic low-cost health care.
California's high-speed rail authority changed its rules for selecting a company to build the system's first phase so equal weight was given to the cost of the bids and their technical rating, which includes safety and design quality.
Something was missing from San Francisco's ritualized remembrance of the 1906 earthquake and fire that destroyed much of the city: for the first time, no survivors of the world-famous Great Quake were on hand for the event.
A fund that is distributing money from a national settlement with mortgage lenders is giving 21 California organizations a total of $9.4 million to help borrowers who face the loss of their homes to foreclosure.