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President's LA Visit Includes Fundraisers, Speech

President's LA Visit Includes Fundraisers, Speech

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Kerry Arrives in Cairo to Press Cease-Fire

Kerry Arrives in Cairo to Press Cease-Fire

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo in hopes of trying to broker a new truce in the Middle East conflict.... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Cross-Border Crime in the Crosshairs for California AG

Cross-Border Crime in the Crosshairs for California AG

Western states’ attorneys general convened in Park City, Utah over the weekend. At the head of the... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional in California

Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional in California

A federal judge in Orange County on Wednesday declared the death penalty "unconstitutional" in the state... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
California Board Approves Fines for Water Wasters

California Board Approves Fines for Water Wasters

Wasting water outdoors amid the state's drought will begin hitting Californians in the wallet under... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance

California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance

California could soon start regulating the small but growing market for pet insurance under proposed legislation. Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Ex-Bell Council Member Mirabal Sentenced

Ex-Bell Council Member Mirabal Sentenced

One of five former city council members involved in a public corruption scandal that outraged a community south... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
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. Watch »

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

NewsConference: Attorney Brian Kabateck on Hobby Lobby...

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.

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... 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... 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
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