Berkeley, California - UC Berkeley’s Jepson Herbarium has teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to help homeowners across the state replace lawns and other water-thirsty plants with native California plant species.

Lemoore, California - The commanding officer of Fleet Readiness Center West (FRC West) at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, was relieved of his duties yesterday due to loss of confidence in his ability to command.

Sacramento, California - Babulal Bera, 83, of La Palma, pleaded guilty Tuesday to making excessive campaign contributions and making campaign contributions in the name of another.

Los Angeles, California - In 2006, California voters approved Proposition 84, a ballot measure that directed $5.4 billion to build parks, protect natural resources and improve the state’s water quality and supply.

Stanford, California - While the phrase “close reading” may not resonate for someone outside of an English department, Stanford literary scholar Paula Moya wants to reclaim the useful literary tool, especially when it comes to multicultural writers.

Los Angeles, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will give remarks tomorrow at the inaugural California-China Business Summit organized by ChinaWeek in Los Angeles.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the Pala Band of Mission Indians.