Evacuations of 1,000 people after forest fires near Yosemite

A thousand people were evacuated near Yosemite National Park in central California on Sunday due to fires triggered by a weekend heatwave that are threatening hundreds of homes.

California declares drought emergency

California`s worst drought in a century is devastating agriculture and destroying forestland, which is being consumed by wildfire, Governor Jerry Brown said today as he declared a state emergency.

California Governor being ‘treated for prostate cancer’

California Governor Jerry Brown is being treated for early stage prostate cancer, his office has said.

Sikh community hails California governor

Jerry Brown has signed into law two legislations protecting rights of Sikhs and including information about religion in High School curriculum.

California law bars discrimination against Sikhs

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills aimed at battling workplace discrimination against Sikhs and Muslims.