Global Politics

California's budget delay sets a new record

The California state legislature is late in approving the state's latest budget -? as of today, 70 days late. Typically, this would be a minor bureaucratic matter confined to partisan squabbling in Sacramento. But Julie Small says the delay is now having human costs, with community colleges and hospitals feeling a pinch.

Stripping Carbon

California officials are busy measuring carbon output of every aspect of life so they can decide how to cut emissions to meet a new state law.

Sacramento Salmon Crash

Less than a third of the King Salmon native to the Sacramento River in California made it home to spawn last spring, so fisheries managers are looking at canceling this year's season.