It should have been a moment of celebration; the recent vote by California lawmakers to back the first phase of a high speed rail line in the state.
On a single day last week shares in a Colorado-based mining company Molycorp rose dramatically by 12 percent on the stock exchange.
It’s on practically every corner these days, even more than 7-11s, but it seems like you can’t walk two blocks without walking past a medical marijuana dispensary, at least in California.
Chinese firm Proview, which claims it owns the iPad name in the country, has taken its case to the US by filing a suit in a California court.
Anonymous has set its sights on a California police officer for criticizing and (allegedly) threatening the group over a recent hack attack against the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) website.
California regulators have approved five power purchase agreements that could boost the state's renewable energy capacity by 1,088 megawatts (MW) and produce 2,927 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy.
When it comes to green, California is undoubtedly at the forefront, with many millions of dollars invested in various projects to help make the state less reliant on energy that causes pollution.
Next time you check the weather on your desktop icon or mobile phone app, will you be ale to get an update on the carbon dioxide and methane concentrations in the air, as well?
Lancaster City Council has approved the filming of its citizens from above. Yes, the California town will soon begin using a camera-equipped spy plane to monitor potential criminal activity.
California governor Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have banned police from searching suspects' phones and even PCs without a warrant.
AT&T customers in southern California experienced a service outage lasting from Saturday afternoon through to Sunday.
Tiny amounts of radioactive sulfur reached California after the Fukushima nuclear disaster - but it's nothing to worry about, say scientists.
California is certainly doing a lot to build up its green economy.
The Entertainment Software Association is now going after the state of California for reimbursements in legal fees.
Federal agents have arrested 16 cyber activists allegedly linked to the Anonymous collective.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has raided a number of residences in New York and California as part of a nationwide crackdown against online activists allegedly linked to Anonymous.
A new app to be tested in California this summer is claimed to be able to reduce freeway pile-ups by 40 percent.
Amazon's terminated its associates program in California in an attempt to prevent a new sales tax there - an attempt which failed, as the bill was signed into law just hours later.
Opinion - The Supreme Court ruling that overturned a controversial California law was, in a word, inevitable.
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a controversial California law that would have prohibited the sale of "violent" video games to minors in a landmark 7-2 vote.