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California to Give Health Clinics $20 Million to Counter Possible Trump Cuts

California to Give Health Clinics $20 Million to Counter Possible Trump Cuts

No other state appears to be developing a similar grant program.

Portraits of Pride in Los Angeles

Portraits of Pride in Los Angeles

A “Resist March” in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump took the place of the city’s annual pride parade.

U.S. Joins Lawsuit Against L.A. Over Housing for People with Disabilities

U.S. Joins Lawsuit Against L.A. Over Housing for People with Disabilities

The city stands accused of failing to develop affordable housing for people with disabilities despite accepting millions of dollars of federal funds for that purpose.

California Governor Proposes More Money to Fight Trump

California Governor Proposes More Money to Fight Trump

The department has expended over 11,000 hours of legal work in response to federal issues since Trump’s inauguration in January.

Kamala Plain Spoken About Comey, Feinstein Fumfers.

Kamala Plain Spoken About Comey, Feinstein Fumfers

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) did not mince words for the president, while Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) was passionless and rudderless — even when compared to Republicans.

California Aims to Avoid Budget Deficit Amid Slowing Revenues

California Aims to Avoid Budget Deficit Amid Slowing Revenues

California’s budget faces an uncertain fate due to factors including health care for the poor and the future of federal funding for sanctuary cities.

California’s High Traffic Fines Unfairly Punish the Poor: Activists

California’s High Traffic Fines Unfairly Punish the Poor: Activists

A new report comes as lawmakers in some states and local jurisdictions have begun to recognize the implications of high traffic fines on the poor and unemployed, especially in minority communities.

Supreme Court Rejects ‘Conversion’ Therapy Ban Challenge

Supreme Court Rejects ‘Conversion’ Therapy Ban Challenge

Ban is constitutional and does not impinge upon free exercise of religion, justices say.

Life in California’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center

Life in California’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center

More than 1,800 immigrants are being held at Adelanto Detention Facility, California's largest immigrant detention center.

White Man Shoots Six Blacks and One Latino at San Diego Pool Party

White Man Shoots Six Blacks and One Latino at San Diego Pool Party

Authorities have not yet determined a motive for the shooting.

Women Can Legally Be Paid Less Based on Salary History, Court Rules

Women Can Legally Be Paid Less Based on Salary History, Court Rules

The ruling in California will perpetuate pay discrimination based on gender.

25 Years After Los Angeles Riots, Progress and Distrust Live Side by Side

25 Years After Los Angeles Riots, Progress and Distrust Live Side by Side

This past weekend marked the 25-year anniversary of the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers in the beating of Rodney King and the deadly riots that followed the verdict.

L.A. Police See Drop in Latino Reports of Crime Amid Deportation Fears

ACLU Sues Los Angeles Police over Public Records Requests

California law requires governmental agencies like the Los Angeles Police Department to respond to requests and to say whether it will provide the information within 10 days of the inquiry.

Trump Agenda Pushes Racism Over States’ Rights and Law Enforcement Programs

Trump Agenda Pushes Racism Over States’ Rights and Law Enforcement Programs

Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.

California Judge Questions Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

California Judge Questions Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III questioned the purpose of the president's order as he heard arguments from two large California counties and the Justice Department.

California Mosque Led by Women Opens Doors to All

California Mosque Led by Women Opens Doors to All

Many mosques around the world admit men and women, but most segregate the genders.

California Judge to Hear Arguments on Sanctuary City Order

California Judge to Hear Arguments on Sanctuary City Order

Santa Clara County, which includes the city of San Jose and several smaller Silicon Valley communities, said the plan to withhold federal funds is unconstitutional, and San Francisco filed a similar lawsuit.

Police Officer Slams, Beats Black Man for ‘Jaywalking’: Video, Nandi Cain

Police Officer Slams, Beats Black Man for ‘Jaywalking’: Video

“I thought I was going to be like the next Trayvon Martin,” Nandi Cain Jr. said after the incident. Meanwhile, the Justice Department calls for less police reform.

Trump Officials Defend Immigrant Arrests at California Courthouses

Trump Officials Defend Immigrant Arrests at California Courthouses

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly gave no indication that agents would stop the arrests.

California Immigration Forum Highlights State’s Red-Blue Divide

California Immigration Forum Highlights State’s Red-Blue Divide

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, a former top Democrat in the heavily blue state legislature, said at an earlier protest rally that ICE had failed to earn the community's trust.

Gov. to Trump: ‘You Don’t Want to Mess with California’

Gov. to Trump: ‘You Don’t Want to Mess with California’

“We're the innovation capital, high tech, agriculture, 40, 50 billion dollar industry. You don't want to mess with California,” said Gov. Jerry Brown.

L.A. Police See Drop in Latino Reports of Crime Amid Deportation Fears

L.A. Police See Drop in Latino Reports of Crime Amid Deportation Fears

Police Chief cited fewer reports of rape and domestic violence complaints among Hispanic residents, saying no such decline was seen for other groups.

California Judge Seeks to Prevent Immigration Arrests Inside State Courts

California Judge Seeks to Prevent Immigration Arrests Inside State Courts

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said she was gravely troubled by recent reports that federal agents were "stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests."