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  • Mexico's president to visit California next week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is coming to California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown, less than a month after Brown visited his country, officials said Friday. The two will address hundreds of Mexican and Mexican-American leaders on Monday at the Millennium...

  • 9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown on Friday announced signing SB384 by Democratic Sen. Mark DeSaulnier of Concord...

  • Harassment suit filed against ex-San Diego mayor

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The city of San Diego is facing a new lawsuit over the former mayor whose term was cut short by sexual harassment allegations. UT-San Diego (http://bit.ly/1qxc2Lm ) reported Friday that Bob Filner's executive assistant accuses him of lewd comments, gropes and sexual...

  • Man injured by falling 1,000-pound sign

    CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 1,000-pound sign fell on a worker at a Southern California gas station, leaving him with serious leg injuries. City News Service says it happened shortly before 11 a.m. Friday at a Mobil station in Calabasas. Los Angeles County fire Inspector Keith...

  • Arrested senator says he will pursue 'innocence'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso says he will try to prove his innocence hours after being arrested for drunken driving in the state capital. Hueso emerged from Sacramento County Jail about 11:45 a.m. Friday and told reporters "the process isn't over." He would not...

  • Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital.

  • Arrest warrant issued for Santa Barbara TB patient

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say an arrest warrant has been issued for a Southern California man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Santa Barbara County Health Department officials said Friday that 24-year-old Agustin Zeferino discontinued treatment for the disease...

  • CHP: State Sen. Ben Hueso arrested for drunken driving; is latest senator in legal trouble

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — CHP: State Sen. Ben Hueso arrested for drunken driving; is latest senator in legal trouble.

  • OC animal shelter sued by nonprofit rescue group

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The head of a nonprofit animal rescue group is suing Orange County's animal shelter, alleging that it euthanizes healthy animals too quickly. The Voice of OC reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1tzJtzZ) that the $2.5 million civil suit was filed late last month in Orange...

  • Couple charged in alleged odometer rollback scheme

    ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors are accusing the operators of a San Francisco Bay Area used car dealer of tampering with odometers to make it seem like vehicles had fewer miles than they actually did. The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office filed dozens of misdemeanor and felony...

  • Calif. car dealer sues asbestos firm, calls its attorneys ‘shakedown artists’

    VISALIA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California car dealership has filed a lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution against the Keller, Fishback & Jackson law firm for refusing to release the dealership from an asbestos wrongful death case despite allegedly having no evidence proving causation...

  • Wildfire near Bakersfield nearly contained

    KERNVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The smoke is clearing from a wildfire that destroyed eight homes northeast of Bakersfield. The U.S. Forest Service says crews continue to build lines around the blaze near Lake Isabella. It's 72 percent contained Thursday night after scorching more than six square...

  • Assembly approves greater disclosure for campaigns

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are sending legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown to force greater disclosure in political campaigns, passing two bills Thursday aimed at giving voters more information about who is paying for campaigns and appearing in commercials. The state Assembly...

  • California would delete old immigration language

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are seeking to remove references in state law to a divisive 20-year-old immigration ballot measure in legislation going to Gov. Jerry Brown. Nearly 60 percent of voters approved Proposition 187 in 1994. The measure would have banned immigrants who...

  • Senate rejects banning microbeads in cosmetics

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Senate refused on an initial vote to ban plastic microbeads in soaps and cosmetics. Democratic Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara argued that the bill would level the playing field among manufacturers, some of whom already are phasing out the...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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