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Border Crisis: President Asks for $3.7B in Emergency Funds

Border Crisis: President Asks for $3.7B in Emergency Funds

President Barack Obama requested $3.7 billion in emergency funds to handle the influx of unaccompanied minors along... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Perez Seeks Recount in California Controller Race

Perez Seeks Recount in California Controller Race

Former Assembly Speaker John Perez said Sunday he will request a recount of votes cast in the June 3 primary contest... Read »

Jul 7, 2014
NewsConference: Joe Hicks on the 50th Year Anniversary of Civil Rights Acts

NewsConference: Joe Hicks on the 50th Year Anniversary of Civil Rights...

50 years ago this week, the Civil Rights Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Lyndon Johnson. NBC4's... Watch »

Jul 6, 2014
NewsConference:  Attorney Brian Kabateck on Hobby Lobby Decision, Sterling, Stow

NewsConference: Attorney Brian Kabateck on Hobby Lobby Decision,...

Former President of Consumer Attorneys of California Brian Kabateck talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about major legal... Watch »

Jul 7, 2014
NewsConference: USC's Manuel Pastor. Ph.D. on the Surge of Illegal Crossings at U-S Border

NewsConference: USC's Manuel Pastor. Ph.D. on the Surge of Illegal...

Why are tens of thousands of undocumented from Central America crossing the border illegally? Is a Los Ageles... Watch »

Jul 6, 2014
Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot to... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
New California Laws Take Effect

New California Laws Take Effect

A host of new laws took effect Tuesday. Here is a look at some of them. Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Murrieta Prepares for Undocumented Immigrants Transfer

Murrieta Prepares for Undocumented Immigrants Transfer

The mayor of a Southern California community that will be the site of a processing center for undocumented... Watch »

Jul 1, 2014
Wildfires Threaten Rolling Blackouts Across State

Wildfires Threaten Rolling Blackouts Across State

Tinderbox conditions exacerbated by a historic California drought could put power lines across the state at risk of... Watch »

Jun 27, 2014
Hillary Clinton: We Can’t Afford to Lose Biotechs

Hillary Clinton: We Can’t Afford to Lose Biotechs

The United States could start losing biotechnology companies if the system doesn’t change, former Secretary of State... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Feinstein

Feinstein "Disappointed" Lucas Decided to Build Museum in Chicago

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is not hiding her feelings about George Lucas's decision to snub San Francisco for... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Modified

Modified "Audrie's Law" Clears Senate Committee

A bill responding to the sexual assault of a Northern California teenager who committed suicide after a photo of the... Watch »

Jun 24, 2014
DMV Hearings Begin on Undocumented Immigrant Licenses

DMV Hearings Begin on Undocumented Immigrant Licenses

The first of two public hearings on proposed regulations for a state law that directs the Department of Motor... Watch »

Jun 24, 2014
Venture Capitalist Proposing to Divide California Into 6 States

Venture Capitalist Proposing to Divide California Into 6 States

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston examines venture capitalist Tim Draper's proposal to divide California... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic primary... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget in San Diego

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget in San Diego

California Governor Jerry Brown made a trip to San Diego Friday to sign the 2014-2015 state budget, completing... Watch »

Jun 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton Book Tour Stops in LA

Hillary Clinton Book Tour Stops in LA

Customers lined up early Thursday outside a Los Angeles bookstore where former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton... Watch »

Jun 19, 2014
Assembly Public Safety Committee Postpones Vote on

Assembly Public Safety Committee Postpones Vote on "Audrie's Law"

The Assembly Public Safety Committee on Tuesday postponed the vote on a proposed cyberbullying law. Watch »

Jun 17, 2014
Tex. Gov. Rick Perry Compares Being Gay to Alcoholism

Tex. Gov. Rick Perry Compares Being Gay to Alcoholism

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was invited to Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco to speak about biofuel, solar... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
George H.W. Bush Makes Birthday Parachute Jump

George H.W. Bush Makes Birthday Parachute Jump

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday at his family's seaside retreat in Maine,... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
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