By Associated Press | 02/14/14 09:44 AM
LOS ANGELES — An appellate court is refusing to grant a rehearing to Michael Jackson's doctor on the appeal of his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
By Brian Hughes | 02/14/14 09:11 AM
President Obama on Friday will travel to California to announce new executive actions to combat the state's drought and will attribute the growing frequency of such conditions to climate change. Obama will announce the expediting of $100 million in assistance for livestock producers, $60...
02/14/14 09:04 AM
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that citizens have rights under the Second Amendment to bear arms outside their homes for protection. The ruling comes in the case of Peruta vs. San Diego. "The Peruta Court expressly stated that its ruling only applies to law-abiding citizens,"...
02/13/14 05:09 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California's concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms. By a 2-1 vote, the three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said California was wrong to require...
02/13/14 03:40 PM
Harris SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Back in the city that launched her career, on Wednesday California Attorney General Kamala Harris officially filed for re-election at the San Francisco Department of Elections. Harris, a Democrat, served two terms as San Francisco’s district...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/13/14 08:23 AM
President Obama is traveling to California on Friday to discuss the severe drought that is threatening farmers' livelihood and meet with the king of Jordan.
02/12/14 10:46 AM
PARIS (AP) — France's president is heading to Silicon Valley, days after a French regulator hit Google with an embarrassing regulatory slap and after years of French efforts to wrest more taxes from tech companies. Francois Hollande holds up the U.S. tech industry as an economic success that...
By Elliot Spagat | 02/12/14 08:36 AM
A moderate Republican city councilman has been elected mayor of San Diego in a special election to fill the unexpired term of Bob Filner, who resigned amid a torrent of sexual harassment allegations.
02/11/14 09:37 PM
Harris SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Even though no competition has stepped forward yet, California Attorney General Kamala Harris is prepared if they do with $3 million cash on hand – a sum bolstered by donations from out-of-state law firms. Campaign finance reports show Harris, a...
02/11/14 08:14 PM
California Court of Appeal, Fifth District FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A state court should hear certain claims arising from the federal False Claims Act, a California appeals court has ruled. On Jan. 30, the California 5th District Court of Appeal ruled that a state court has...
By Associated Press | 02/11/14 09:25 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's political watchdog agency on Monday levied the largest lobbying fine in its history against a firm that violated campaign-contribution laws, mostly related to expensive parties thrown for top political leaders including Gov. Jerry Brown and dozens of state...
02/10/14 10:43 AM
Harris LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Kamala Harris is supporting former Los Angeles Controller Wendy Greuel in her bid to capture a soon-to-be-available U.S. House seat. Last week, Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman announced he would not seek another term, leaving...
By Elliot Spagat | 02/10/14 08:05 AM
Interstate 8 has long been a political divide in San Diego and maybe never more than in the campaign to replace Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned amid a torrent of sexual harassment allegations.
By Sean Lengell | 02/05/14 07:32 PM
The House on Wednesday passed a controversial emergency drought-relief bill to help farmers in California's Central Valley, despite White House opposition.
By Ashe Schow | 02/05/14 03:40 PM
Liberal darling and birth control activist (oh, and attorney now as well) Sandra Fluke will not be running for retiring Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat and will instead run for a seat in the California state Senate. Fluke made her first announcement Tuesday night, and followed up...
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