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Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 01:18 PM PDT

California Lawmakers Give Youthful Offenders Shot at Parole

California Lawmakers Give Youthful Offenders Shot at Parole

California inmates sentenced to life in prison without parole for crimes they committed as teenagers would get a second chance under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday.

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 02:10 PM PDT

California Bill Protecting Immigrants Closer to Approval

California Bill Protecting Immigrants Closer to Approval

California Democrats approved a "sanctuary state" bill Saturday that would limit how local and state police can interact with federal immigration agents. The bill is intended to bolster immigrant protections in...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 05:42 PM PDT

Appeals Court Takes Foie Gras Off the Menu in California

Appeals Court Takes Foie Gras Off the Menu in California

A federal appeals court reinstated California's ban on foie gras Friday, finding that a state law preventing sales of the luxury liver pate made by force-feeding ducks and geese was not pre-empted by the federal...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:11 AM PDT

Kaaboo Del Mar Begins, With Changes to Keep Peace

Kaaboo Del Mar Begins, With Changes to Keep Peace

Kaaboo Del Mar, a three-day music festival, kicks off Friday at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and organizers say this year’s event includes lots of changes to keep the peace among festivalgoers and the community.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:47 PM PDT

New Name Proposed for San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium

New Name Proposed for San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium

What used to be the home of San Diego's former NFL team may soon have a new name.

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 05:24 AM PDT

Female, Male or 'Non-Binary'?

Female, Male or 'Non-Binary'?

Californians may soon be able to choose the third gender option when applying for a driver's license or other state-issued identification card.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:12 AM PDT

California May Require Tax Return Release for Presidential Candidates

California May Require Tax Return Release for Presidential Candidates

The California Legislature has moved one step closer to requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the California ballot.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:12 AM PDT

Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay

Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday in...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:36 AM PDT

CA Assembly Hits Snooze on Bill to Delay School Start Times

CA Assembly Hits Snooze on Bill to Delay School Start Times

The California Assembly has killed a bill that would require middle and high schools to start school at 8:30 a.m. or later after fierce debate.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 09:05 PM PDT

What Is the Cost of Free Speech at UC Berkeley? $600,000

What Is the Cost of Free Speech at UC Berkeley? $600,000

A phalanx of police and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal school which has become...

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