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  • Republicans running for Calif. governor taking different stances

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The days of cookie-cut Republican candidates may be gone in California, as voters will soon choose between GOP contenders with contrasting views in the coming California primary. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in the race for governor, as the...

  • California regulators restrict sale of rat poisons

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California consumers won't be able to purchase some types of rat poisons after July 1 because state regulators have determined that the chemicals in them pose a danger to pets and wildlife. Charlotte Fadipe, a Department of Pesticide Regulation spokeswoman, said Thursday...

  • 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...

  • Massive tech campus sparks mystery in San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose has given the green light to a massive new office complex, but city officials and the developer aren't revealing the name of the technology company that will occupy it. The city gave final approval to the project Wednesday, the San Jose Mercury News reported...

  • 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.

  • Report: California is top crime target in US

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is the top target in the U.S. for international criminal enterprises that operate from safe havens in Eastern Europe, Africa and China, according to a report being released Thursday. Along with trafficking in drugs, guns and people, criminals are also...

  • 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...

  • Special election to fill California state Senate seat enters home stretch

    Morrell SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – With early voting underway, Inland Empire voters are already casting votes for the candidate they want to represent them in Calif. State Senate District 23. And if it’s the size of the candidate’s war chest that ultimately decides 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...



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