California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
California is suing the administration of President Donald Trump for what it calls the administration's failure to protect endangered species in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. Reuters - Published
Turns out, federal officials don't really care how the state wants to manage immigration enforcement. And voters here lean heavily toward Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to take on President Trump... USATODAY.com - Published
California is expected to pass a resolution formally apologizing for putting Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II. It was the largest single forced relocation in US history, with more..
Elizabeth Warren has sworn off super PACs during the 2020 campaign. Her campaign website says she "would disavow any Super PAC formed to support her in the Democratic primary." But, now the primaries..
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said on CBS "Face the Nation" that more than 40 Americans, who were quarantined aboard the Diamond..
Recognizing the high cost of living in California, the university will also no longer include the value of a home in the calculation used to determine a student’s financial need. NYTimes.com - Published
Gov. Gavin Newsom uses his State of the State to zero in on homelessness right around the same time President Trump arrives at the desert and a big-ticket fundraiser. Also, Kobe fans: He isn't buried.. USATODAY.com - Published
California will provide nearly 300 state properties for use as homeless shelters and should change its laws to make it easier for local officials to get the mentally ill off the streets, Governor Gavin.. Reuters - Published
The top dentist and public face of SmileDirectClub is at risk of losing his California license following a two-year state dental board investigation, records reviewed by Reuters show. Reuters - Published
President Trump arrives in the Golden State to talk Olympics and raise money. A Bengal tiger that went viral on social media learns to trust. And I talk with KPCC/LAist reporter Aaron Mendelson, who.. USATODAY.com - Published
A chartered flight carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during the coronavirus crisis has landed in California. A second plane is going to Texas. More than 300 Americans will need.. USATODAY.com - Published
The CDC has said 380 Americans will evacuated from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported. They will be brought back to the.. WorldNews - Published
On Valentine's Day, take a trip down memory lane with DJ Art Laboe. Plus: Democratic presidential contenders weigh in on Native American issues. And this might be a good time to get your dog.. USATODAY.com - Published
Roh Tae-moon, Samsung Electronics' mobile chief, previews the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G during the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, Calif., the United States, Feb. 11... WorldNews - Published
A flyer in Los Angeles' Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of a coronavirus outbreak. A Los.. Reuters - Published
Mountain lions, increasingly squeezed by homes and highways, are creeping toward official protected status. The 2020 World Ag Expo is high on a newly legal crop: hemp. And take a look at how UCSD.. USATODAY.com - Published
It was a tearful reunion after a six-week ordeal stretching from China to California. Wednesday Esther Tebeka was reunited with her family for the first time since she and her 15-year-old daughter had.. USATODAY.com - Published
GOP Rep. Devin Nunes calls a guy who apparently stole one of this campaign signs 'homeless' based on his appearance. Plus: 195 people are set free after testing negative for coronavirus. And the feds.. USATODAY.com - Published