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  • Calif. man files class action over kitchen knives sold on Home Shopping Network

    SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Home Shopping Network after consumers claim they received counterfeit knives. Allen Moshiri claims the “Emeril” branch kitchen knives sold by HSN are counterfeit and not the high-quality products...

  • In California, chefs fight for bare-hand contact

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the happy hour crowd poured in on a recent weeknight, the kitchen and bar staff at Hock Farm restaurant scrambled to meet the incoming orders. One used her hands to toss locally grown Romaine hearts with anchovy dressing in a metal bowl, while another, facing...

  • California hospital strike averted by contract deal

    A planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers was averted after contract talks yielded a deal, officials said Sunday.

  • Congress focuses on dams amid California's drought

    California's drought has sparked a new push by federal lawmakers to create or expand a handful of reservoirs around the state, ramping up a political battle that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger once referred to as a "holy war in some ways."

  • California unemployment agency passed up $500 million over tech fix, state auditor says

    California officials passed up on the chance to collect more than $500 million in unemployment benefit overpayments because the technology they needed would have cost $323,000, according to a report by the state auditor. The state's Employment Development Department, which administers...

  • Asian-Americans in California send a message: Race and gender preferences are obsolete

    Democrats in California are in a state of shock at the defeat of their effort to reinstate racial preferences in university admissions. That's because the defeat was led not by evil Republicans but a loyal Democratic constituency: Asian-Americans.

  • Rand Paul criticizes Obama, others on surveillance

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- In a university speech, Republican Sen. Rand Paul criticized President Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures. "I find it ironic that the first African-American president has without compunction allowed this vast exercise of raw power by the...

  • California's diversity undermining effort to reinstate college affirmative action policy

    Three Asian-American state senators killed an effort to reinstate affirmative action for college admissions in California. On Monday, Assembly Speaker John Perez announced he was shelving a bill that would have rolled back Prop 209, the 1996 ballot initiative that banned the practice, after the...

  • Examiner Editorial: Why not let consumers control their health care choices?

    When the federal government imposes regulations aimed at addressing an issue within the health care system, it inevitably causes problems elsewhere, not unlike squeezing one end of a water balloon and making it expand on the other.

  • Leading GOP candidates in California are contrast in style, form

    A conservative state assemblyman and gun rights enthusiast was the crowd favorite among the party faithful on Sunday as the Republican candidates seeking to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown for the governorship addressed delegates at the state party's convention in the San Francisco Bay Area and...

  • California union: Fewer teachers facing layoffs

    Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state's largest teachers union.

  • RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: Primary changes will rebuild GOP

    Planned changes to the Republican Party's presidential selection process are part of a rebuilding process that will strengthen the GOP brand and hopefully make its presidential nominee more competitive in 2016, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told California Republicans on...

  • Obamacare enrollment lagging in states with highest uninsured rates

    With the six-month open enrollment period coming to a close at the end of the month, it remains unclear how many of 4.2 million private insurance sign-ups claimed by the Department of Health and Human Services came from the ranks of the previously long-term uninsured.

  • California: Manager of Tim Donnelly's gubernatorial campaign departs

    The campaign manager for a Republican state lawmaker running for California governor announced that she had quit the campaign just days before the state Republican convention, although Assemblyman Tim Donnelly characterized the split as "a mutual thing," saying he was merely caught off guard by...

  • Obama expands California national monument

    President Obama expanded a California national monument Tuesday, making good on a pledge to unilaterally declare more wilderness areas if Congress doesn't. "[I]n my State of the Union address I talked about taking any actions that I could to ensure that this incredible gift of American lands,...



From the Weekly Standard

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