California

Nancy Pelosi: Lift Ban so Transgender May Openly Serve in Military

On October 17, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) indicated a willingness to lift the ban which prevents transgender persons from serving openly in the United States Armed Forces. According to the Washington Blade, Pelosi…

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Judge closes California casino in dispute between American Indian factions

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has ordered the closure of an American Indian casino in central California following an armed standoff……

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Protesters from Opposing Sides Chant at President Obama in San Francisco

President Obama was met with protests from two groups with starkly opposing ideologies on the war as he prepared to head into his only scheduled fundraiser in San Francisco on Friday afternoon.  The chants ranged…

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California Agencies Say They Are Ready for Ebola

Local California agencies say they are ready to handle Ebola should the Golden State fall victim to the deadly hemorrhagic disease.  “It would not be surprising to eventually see a case here because of our…

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EV D-68: New Virus Targeting Children Nationwide Causes Concern in California

Flu season is just around the corner, but there’s a different kind of virus that may have recently resurfaced in California called Enterovirus D68 (EV D-68). It targets children, and many parents are already worried. …

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California to Stay in One Piece Following Failed 'Six Californias' Initiative

California will remain in tact and will not be split into six pieces following the failure of Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper’s “Six Californias” initiative to secure a spot on the November 2016 ballot…

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California's Immigration Activists Furious with White House Delay

California’s immigration activists are furious at President Barack Obama’s recent decision to postpone taking executive action to grant amnesty to millions of illegal aliens, breaking a promise to do so by summer’s end. Los Angeles…

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Two California cities to give up military vehicles, amid local unease

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Two Northern California cities have made plans to rid themselves of armored vehicles built to……

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2 California counties ask to form separate state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a……

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Bills to regulate California groundwater use opposed by farmers

By Joaquin Palomino (Reuters) – A package of bills aimed at regulating drought-parched California’s stressed groundwater supplies has come……

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California to appeal ruling tossing death penalty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state’s death penalty……

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Protests Rise Again in Oakland, Initially over Ferguson, MO Shooting

Protests in Oakland, California, involving arrests and vandalism have been planned and executed, occurring initially in connection with those in Ferguson, Missouri. Protest announcements from Occupy Oakland and related groups have also been tying in…

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CA Gov. Jerry Brown Signs into Law Junk Science Bill Restricting Football

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that limits contact in football practices during the season and prohibits it during the offseason. The Assemblyman Ken Cooley-sponsored bill states, “A high school or middle…

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