More California Articles

  • California sees late surge in health enrollment

    California is seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week's deadline — and state officials are encouraging more people to apply.

  • Kansas AG obtains order against California company for false invoices

    TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has obtained a $132,000 order against a California company that allegedly sent false invoices to Kansas local governments and state agencies. Schmidt UST Development Inc., doing business as US-Telecom Inc., allegedly...

  • VIDEO: The hypocritical history of California state Sen. Leland Yee on gun control

    California state Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat, has been charged with conspiring to traffic firearms as well as soliciting campaign contributions in exchange for political favors and setting up a deal with international arms dealers. That shocked Californians, who knew Lee as a staunch advocate...

  • Covered California confirms Monday signup deadline

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is sticking to Monday's health insurance enrollment deadline, but consumers will get extra time to finish their applications. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, said Wednesday that people who start an application on the state's health...

  • Morrell captures California state Senate seat

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – By a margin of more than 30,000 votes, Inland Empire voters have elected Mike Morrell, a Republican assemblyman, to represent them in California’s State Senate District 23. Morrell As of late March 25, Morrell, a real estate professional from...

  • FBI: California State Sen. Leland Yee arrested

    SAN FRANCISCO — A California state senator was arrested Wednesday during a series of raids by the FBI in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, authorities said. FBI spokesman Peter Lee confirmed the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, but declined to discuss the charges, citing an ongoing...

  • Dem House candidate penalized for not paying taxes on time

    A Democratic Congressional candidate in California has been hit with a penalty after failing to pay all the taxes due on her Washington, D.C., apartment. Amanda Renteria, who is challenging incumbent GOP Rep. David Valadao, has outstanding taxes due on the D.C. row house she owns with her...

  • Editorial cartoon: California desert

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • California appeals court affirms $6.5 million asbestos verdict

    Croskey LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has upheld a Los Angeles County Superior Court’s jury verdict in a commercial plumber’s asbestos lawsuit. Justice Walter Croskey of the California Second District Court of Appeals delivered his opinion Feb. 21, affirming a...

  • LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones. The text messages read: A 35-year-old man had driven head-on into a bus. He suffered major...

  • Californians expect rising flood insurance costs

    CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — A row of beachfront, Mediterranean-style cottages in bright pink, green, turquoise and yellow beckons tourists at the Capitola Venetian Hotel, who sunbathe on deck chairs and splash in the Pacific waves. But in his nearby office, owner Steven Allen is worrying about...

  • 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."



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Conservative Case Against Obamacare: A Restatement

    Since Obamacare “hit” its “enrollment” “target,” Democrats, liberals, and their friends in the press have enjoyed some old-fashioned taunting of Republicans. This would be justifiable...

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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