California

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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Tribe Refuses Money from Redskins

A Native American tribe straddling the Arizona-California border has refused grant money from a charity associated with the Washington Redskins. The Original Americans Foundation’s proposed donation to the Quechan Tribe would have funded a skate…

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California School’s Holocaust Denial Assignment Requires ‘Reeducating’ of Misled Youth

A Wednesday evening meeting which was meant to address a controversial eight-grade school assignment regarding the validity of the Holocaust was called an “epic fail” by a school board member and has a local assemblywoman…

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School Claims Student Has No First Amendment Right Against Censorship

California’s Brawley Union High School District insists it can forbid Christian students from mentioning their faith in Jesus Christ, claiming that if they allow a student to speak publicly, then that student is merely an…

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California Drought Creates Unprecedented Temporary Legislation, Fines

The third consecutive year of drought plaguing California has encouraged unprecedented legislative and regulatory efforts to conserve what limited water the state has in its supply. Come Tuesday, state officials from the State Water Resources…

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California Small Businesses Exempted from Obamacare Through 2016

This week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill which pushed off implementation of Obamacare’s mandates on small business insurance until 2016. Governor Brown signed SB 1446 Monday. The bill allows businesses with fewer than…

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