California employed more tech workers than any other state in 2012, according to a new report by the TechAmerica Foundation.
California's population is projected to pass the 50 million mark by 2049, according to a report released Friday by the state's Department of Finance. By 2060, California's population is expected to reach 52.7 million.
Gov. Jerry Brown used his State of the State address to say California has triumphed over years of deficit budgets and is ready to put the boom and bust cycle behind it.
California's unemployment rate stayed at 9.8 percent in December, bolstered by gains in construction, information and educational and health services.
California will receive $674 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help the state develop and launch an online insurance marketplace under the federal health care reform law.
In-state freshman California State University (CSU) students would be guaranteed a fixed tuition rate for four years, under a bill introduced Wednesday by Assemblymember Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto.
It appears California is turning the corner from years of budget shortfalls to a future of fiscal balance, thanks to reforms and a wave of new tax revenue.
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort's slots paid out more than $147 million to guests during the month of December with a grand total of $1.7 billion in payouts for 2012, the company said this week.
California's unemployment rate dipped below 10 percent in November for the first time since January 2009, the Employment Development Department reported Friday.