california

Homelessness rose 2.7% in 2019

The homeless population in the US increased 2.7% this year largely because of a surge in unsheltered and chronically homeless individuals in California, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said in a news release Friday.

Publishers prepare for new California law that puts limits on freelancers

Freelance journalists in California will either be out of work or face limitations on how much content they can produce for one publication. Those are seemingly the only options for media outlets that must soon abide by a California law, going into effect Jan. 1, that affects independent contractors.

California city demolishes WWII vessel

For nearly three years the city of Vallejo has been trying to get rid of an unwanted, abandoned boat moored at its marina. While the boat is finally gone, it cost the city a lot of money and cost one man his dream.

California governor rejects PG&E's plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a "company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers."