Richard Gonzales Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco.

California Citizens Redistricting Commission members sign resolutions certifying the final vote for new legislative and congressional maps at the Capitol in Sacramento in 2011. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Political Battles Still Dog Redistricting In California

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Same-Sex Couples Upset Over Removal Of Immigration Amendment

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Hi-Tech Catamarans Criticized After Sailor Dies

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California Reluctant To Further Reduce Its Prison Population

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Gov. Jerry Brown in January calls for federal judges to return control of California prisons to the state. This month, a federal appeals court denied Brown's request and ordered the state to reduce its prison population immediately. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Longtime Sports Broadcaster Pat Summerall Dies At 82

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Stockon, California's Request For Bankruptcy Approved By Judge

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In Bankruptcy, Stockton Must Decide Pension Issue

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Stockton Unified School District Police Officer Myra Franco and Chief Jim West patrol 50 schools in California's Central Valley region. One of the campuses was the site of a 1989 shooting massacre. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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How To Be The Good Guy With A Gun At School

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Rove Tells Calif. GOP To 'Get Back In The Game'

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Oakland To Issue IDs That Double As Debit Cards

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Stanford Tops College Fundraising List

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Oakland Officials Confounded By Surge In Violent Crime

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After Years Of Huge Deficits, California Starts To See A Fiscal Turnaround

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Demand High At San Francisco Firearms Show As Nation Mulls Gun Control

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