Two San Jose council members say their city makes it too tough on small business owners who want to open shop or expand.
The California Public Utilities Commission is set to file a revised penalty proposal Monday for PG&E’s part in the fatal San
Bruno gas line explosion.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has served four terms in office, and he's running for a fifth atop the largest jail system in the nation. Four men are running against him, but Baca is still the favorite to win. Earlier this week, federal prosecutors indicted 18 deputies -- and the U.S. attorney's office is only the latest in a string of parties railing against what they call "a culture of violence" inside L.A. County jails. A federal jury recently found Sheriff Baca personally liable for one incident. So why does Baca seem to have a teflon coating? We talk with Frank Stoltze, who covers crime and politics for KPCC in Los Angeles.
We discuss the compromise budget agreement unveiled by bipartisan congressional negotiators on Tuesday.