News 7, Page 1/1

Escalating his criticism of California’s fire management strategy, President Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold unspecified funding from the state. The comments at a Cabinet meeting were vague on details — but they nonetheless sent federal forest managers across the state scrambling to...

Read more in Los Angeles Times

Graduation rates for California State University students hit record highs this year as campuses poured money into new faculty and expanded academic support and financial aid, university system officials announced Wednesday. Just more than a quarter of all Cal State students who started as...

Read more in Los Angeles Times

Nearly five years after Los Angeles politicians called for the city to legalize selling food and goods on its sidewalks, the City Council is hustling to pass rules before a new law goes into effect across California. L.A. has already eliminated criminal charges for vending amid fears that they...

Read more in Los Angeles Times

As he crossed the goal line with the ball cradled in his left arm, Keisean Lucier-South extended his right arm into the chilly nighttime air and pointed his index finger skyward. The moment late in UCLA’s blowout victory over California on Saturday served as a triumphant rebuttal for the Bruins...

Read more in Los Angeles Times

The California Public Utilities Commission issued $13 million in fines to two state utilities this week, saying safety violations and faulty equipment injured several people and caused at least one explosion. The agency on Tuesday fined Southern California Edison $8 million for failing to...

Read more in Los Angeles Times

The bestselling wine brand in California isn’t from California. It’s not Josh or Barefoot or Coppola, or Two-Buck Chuck. It’s an Italian import called Stella Rosa, created by the Riboli family, a wine company based not in Napa or Sonoma but in the shadow of Dodger Stadium, in Lincoln Heights....

Read more in Los Angeles Times

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Oct. 17, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES For four decades, the most potent brand in California politics has been Proposition 13, the 1978 ballot measure that limited property tax...

Read more in Los Angeles Times