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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."

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

The revised executive order “will cause severe and immediate harms,” according to a complaint filed Monday.

California Demands Details of Trump Administration Immigration Arrests

California Demands Details of Trump Administration Immigration Arrests

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had reportedly gone to churches, schools and courthouses to find and arrest illegal immigrants.

California Bans Government Travel to 'Anti-LGBT' States

California Bans Government Travel to ‘Anti-LGBT’ States

Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.

'Justice Fund' to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

‘Justice Fund’ to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

Major cities are going up against President-elect Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, including Los Angeles, which said it will set up a $10 million "L.A. Justice Fund" for the cause.

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

A letter sent to three mosques in California said the president-elect will do to Muslims "what Hitler did to the Jews."

Alfred Olando

Why is the First Choice Deadly Force?

In incidents involving unarmed Black men, such as with Alfred Olango, police used deadly force. A Harvard report confirms Blacks are more likely to be killed by police than whites.

James Greer

Video of Black Man Killed by Police Released Two Years Later

"It's definitely wrongful death. … The officers were clearly negligent. You have a person who is not aggressive, who never swung at officers, and they are using tasers repeatedly."

Jerry McNerney, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, COMPLI Act

Congressman Challenges ‘Predatory Lawsuits’ Exploiting ADA

Small businesses struggle with financial hardships and potentially closing down completely following a series of lawsuits taking advantage of strict ADA regulations.

‘Redskins’ Team Name and Mascot Officially Banned

California is the first state to prohibit its usage.

California Bans Grand Juries in Police Shootings

The ban will prevent the secretive nature of grand jury hearings from hindering justice in these tragically common cases.

New Data Sheds Light on Where Hate Groups Thrive

Areas with lower income and higher diversity top the list.

California expands supplier diversity program to LGBT-owned businesses.

Big News for LGBT-Owned Businesses

A first-in-the-nation move by one state is working to expand opportunity for LGBT-owned businesses. What is being done and what state is stepping up?

SCOTUS Approves California Ban on Conversion Therapy

The U.S. Supreme Court backs a law that bans psychological counseling meant to turn LGBT minors straight.

California to Spend $600 Million on Housing for Homeless Veterans

State residents overwhelmingly vote in favor of Proposition 41, a plan to build homes and shelters for ex-servicemen without housing.

California Law Students Seek Redemption for an Asian Lawyer

UC Davis students petition to grant posthumous bar admission for a Chinese lawyer who was denied more than 100 years ago.