California

Mount Shasta in Northern California is a high-risk volcano, according to the United States Geologic Survey.
Dreamstime
Margie Shafer
February 25, 2019 - 9:23 pm
There is a 16 percent probability of a volcanic eruption in California in the next 30 years, according to a new study from the United State Geologic Survey.
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High school students
Dreamstime
Melissa Culross
February 18, 2019 - 5:30 am
Few schools offer classes that teach students about personal finance and barely any make such classes a requirement before graduation, according to a recent report from the non-profit Next Gen Personal Finance.
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An aide to Sen. Kamala Harris says fake accounts regularly pop up on Facebook that seek to spread false information about the California senator.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
February 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A new Quinnipiac University Poll out this morning finds former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris are creating about equal amounts of excitement among Democratic voters.
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Dreamstime
Kim Wonderley
January 25, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Thinking about a winter getaway, but looking to stick close to the Bay Area? Look no farther than Palm Springs. KCBS Radio's Kim Wonderley has a guide to visiting the stylish retreat.
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FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, right, and Gov. Jerry Brown talk with reporters after their meeting at the Capitol, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will be sworn in to office Jan. 7, 2019, concluding the 80-year-old Brown's four terms. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 06, 2019 - 11:52 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Gov. Jerry Brown cedes power to Gavin Newsom, it will be the first time since 1887 that California has had consecutive Democratic governors. But California isn't getting a carbon copy in substance or style. Newsom becomes governor Monday, concluding the 80-year-old...
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AP Photo/Mathew Sumner,File
December 30, 2018 - 6:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was supposed to be a great year for marijuana entrepreneur Brian Blatz. When California broadly legalized pot on Jan. 1, the lawyer with a background in banking and health care had been working for a year to set up a trucking company that would whisk fragrant marijuana buds,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown steps down Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 bills into law during his last year in office, most of which take effect with the Jan. 1 start of the new year. They continue positioning California as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to Republican President Donald Trump on topics including climate change, criminal justice and gender discrimination. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 29, 2018 - 9:44 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is leaving office Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 laws in his last year, further positioning the state as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to President Donald Trump. The laws, most of which take effect Tuesday, ease criminal sentences...
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TNS
December 14, 2018 - 3:15 pm
The chief justice of the California Supreme Court has quietly given up her Republican registration. Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has instead opted to re-register as a “no party preference” voter.
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Coroners investigator searches for remains in Paradise, CA
AP Photo/John Locher
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 13, 2018 - 7:17 am
Coroner search teams, many accompanied by a chaplain, have fanned out across Paradise, visiting dozens of addresses that belong to people reported missing since last week's explosive blaze leveled this town of 27,000. At least 42 people were confirmed dead, making it the deadliest in state history .
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School Lunch
Doug Sovern
October 25, 2018 - 12:45 am
Money is pouring into the race for California Superintendent of Public Instruction, as charter school advocates and labor unions make the campaign a proxy fight for the future of education in the state.
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