The site near Bakersfield also served as the United Farm Workers labor union headquarters. Chavez is buried there; his gravesite will be part of the monument.
Dean O'Malley talks about his 26.2-mile jet pack voyage from Newport Beach to Catalina Island. It took about four hours this weekend.
Four Californians are among this year's 23 winners of the MacArthur Foundation's "genius grants," three from Southern California.
At least 20 passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries when a big rig truck collided with a southbound Amtrak train in California's Central Valley.
After a California bill that would have limited how state and local police cooperate with federal immigration officials was vetoed by Gov. Brown last night, the focus has shifted to why.
The governor declined to sign bills that would have required private employers to provide benefits for domestic workers and more stringent protection for farmworkers
Governor Jerry Brown on Sunday extended a tax credit for TV and film productions for another two years; the move is designed to stop runaway productions.
Gov. Brown signs bill allowing 'Deferred Action' immigrants to get driver's licenses, vetoes 'Trust Act.'
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes AB 889, the 'Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.' The bill would have provided overtime pay and meal and rest breaks for caregivers.
"I love her to the fullest. That's my heart," husband Gilbert Alvarado said. "Where's the evidence my wife threatened a trained officer? I want justice."
Fire danger will increase across Souther California on Sunday and peak early next week when hot temps will be mixed with dry conditions.
Supporters and opponents of the state immigration bill known as the TRUST Act are stepping up their arguments.
An existing law only applied to handguns. The amendment, which takes effect Jan. 1, was designed to close that loophole.
The U.S. Department of Commerce Friday awarded nearly $10 million in grant funds to California cities and institutions to help the regional economy.
A majority of California voters would be content to let undocumented immigrants have a path to U.S. citizenship, a new poll suggests, but the buck more or less stops there.
Across California domestic workers and their supporters are ramping up pressure on Governor Brown to sign Assembly Bill 889 by Sunday.