california

May 30, 2019 - 10:08 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America's most populous state faces a housing crunch. The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising rent by more than 7% plus inflation over the course of a...
Read More
Getty/Dan Kitwood
May 24, 2019 - 9:41 am
(KNX 1070) - Sugary drinks and sodas in California will now be legally required to have warning labels in a bill that narrowly passed in the State Senate. State senators barely passed Senate Bill 347 that would require drinks with 75 calories or more from sugar to have a health warning label. The...
Read More
AP
May 21, 2019 - 1:05 pm
(KNX 1070) - Governor Newsom says a new task force will deal with fighting homelessness. "This task force... of leaders will organize the framework of specific and prescriptive goals at all levels. And with those goals, we will advance our efforts at the state level to help fund and access the...
Read More
Getty
Ameera Butt
May 20, 2019 - 2:34 pm
There's a bacterial infection threatening to wipe out much of Florida's citrus crop and there's a growing concern of the same threat in California. The disease has shown up in urban areas in California so far. Florida farmers are combating the disease by using a new type of treatment: antibiotics,...
Read More
Getty
May 20, 2019 - 9:30 am
(KNX 1070) - Immigration customs enforcement officials are apparently out of room to lock up thousands of detainees. ICE has thousands of detainees but is apparently running out of places to keep in them locked up. Time magazine reports the government is in a rush to build new detention centers in...
Read More
Margaret Carrero
May 20, 2019 - 8:30 am
(KNX 1070) - The Trump Administration is threatening to cut millions of dollars in federal aid for fire departments in California. The US Forest Service says that the state is over-billing for help under an agreement signed in 2015. But the Cal Fire chief disputes that and says the extra cash is...
Read More
Google Maps
Rebekah Sager
May 09, 2019 - 11:43 am
(KNX 1070) -- A San Francisco teacher with breast cancer is at the center of a debate after parents learned she has to pay for her own substitute while on medical leave. The woman teaches at Glen Park Elementary. Friends of the teacher initially set up a GoFundMe page to help her underwrite the...
Read More
California Department Of Corrections
Rebekah Sager
May 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A recently released report from the California State Auditor's office reveals numerous incidents of California state employees acting inappropriately. In one instance, an employee at a Central Valley prison spent literally thousands of hours watching YouTube videos. The administrator...
Read More
May 07, 2019 - 12:55 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Governor Gavin Newsom wants to discontinue sales tax on tampons and diapers and use the revenue from legal marijuana to help pay for childcare. Newsom is expected to make the announcement today as part of what he calls a "parents agenda" for the state. Legislative estimates show that...
Read More
Getty
May 06, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Marine experts say they're worried about the sudden appearance of endangered seals off the coast of Dana Point and Laguna Beach. The concern comes because many of Guadalupe fur seals have been found emaciated, and six have died. Pacific Marine Mammal Center CEO Peter Chang tells KNX it looks like...
Read More

Pages