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How Dunkin' Donuts Convinced Californians to Stand in a Massive Line - Businessweek
BusinessweekHow Dunkin' Donuts Convinced Californians to Stand in a Massive LineBusinessweekThis isn't even the first Dunkin' Donuts location in California. The company recently opened a restaurant in Modesto, up north, and plans to open about 200 restaurants in California over the next several y...[read more]

Top campaign donors mostly live in California, New York - Washington Post (blog)
Top campaign donors mostly live in California, New YorkWashington Post (blog)The lion's share of political money originates on the coasts, particularly California and New York, which is common every cycle. These are also popular destination spots for top-dollar fundraisers. But seeing it illustra...[read more]

California on brink of requiring paid sick days for part-time workers - Washington Post (blog)
California on brink of requiring paid sick days for part-time workersWashington Post (blog)Part-time and temporary workers in California could receive up to three paid sick days a year after a last-minute compromise passed the state legislature in the waning hours before adjournment. The bill, a ...[read more]

Analysis finds California students attend school more than US peers - Los Angeles Times
Analysis finds California students attend school more than US peersLos Angeles TimesCalifornia students attend school more consistently than most of their U.S. peers, and such attendance directly relates to better performance on national math and reading tests, a new analysis has found. The analy...[read more]

Seeing Discolored Lawns, California Businesses Apply Dab of Green - New York Times
New York TimesSeeing Discolored Lawns, California Businesses Apply Dab of GreenNew York TimesThere are few people who see an upside to the record-setting drought in California, but Drew McClellan sees a path to business. Earlier this summer, when a friend began complaining about his browning fron...[read more]

California Fires Burn Cabin, Threaten Homes - ABC News
CBS LocalCalifornia Fires Burn Cabin, Threaten HomesABC NewsA Northern California wildfire has been contained after destroying a forest cabin, damaging five other homes and forcing about 50 people to evacuate. Meanwhile, a second blaze threatens hundreds of homes. Authorities say the blaze erupte...[read more]

California Bans Use of Plastic Bags Statewide [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice
Guardian Liberty VoiceCalifornia Bans Use of Plastic Bags Statewide [Video]Guardian Liberty VoiceOn Friday the state of California passed a bill to ban the use of plastic bags. The bill must be signed into law by September 30 and was supported with a 22 – 15 vote. The new law was passed in an eff...[read more]

California lawmakers pass paid sick leave bill - News10.net
NBCNews.comCalifornia lawmakers pass paid sick leave billNews10.netSACRAMENTO - A bill that would provide paid sick leave to all California workers is waiting Governor Jerry Brown's signature. Despite opposition from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and California Chamber of Comme...[read more]

Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water - New York Times
New York TimesDesperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for WaterNew York TimesThe small prefab office of Arthur & Orum, a well-drilling outfit hidden in the almond trees and grapevines south of Fresno, has become a magnet for scores of California farmers in desperate need of wate...[read more]

California Legislature fails to reach a deal on Tesla battery factory - Los Angeles Times
ForbesCalifornia Legislature fails to reach a deal on Tesla battery factoryLos Angeles TimesThe 35-page proposal called for waiving large portions of the landmark California Environmental Quality Act to speed construction to meet Tesla's timetable for getting its so-called gigabattery factory run...[read more]