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California Lawmaker Resigns after Media Report of Sexual Harassment

California Lawmaker Resigns after Media Report of Sexual Harassment

California lawmaker Raul Bocanegra resigned a week after local media reported that six women had accused him of sexual harassment.

Judge in California Blocks Trump’s Order on Sanctuary Cities

Judge in California Blocks Trump’s Order on Sanctuary Cities

Dozens of local governments and cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, have joined the growing “sanctuary” movement.

Return Manafort’s Money, Democrats Demand of California Republican

Return Manafort’s Money, Democrats Demand of California Republican

Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has not indicated he will return a $1,000 donation he received from Paul Manafort for his campaign in 2014.

California Becomes First State to Legally Recognize Third Gender

California Becomes First State to Legally Recognize Third Gender

“Society forces people into boxes & tells us who we’re supposed to be. SB 179 helps people of all gender identities be their authentic selves,” said Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener.

California Aims to Avoid Budget Deficit Amid Slowing Revenues

California Governor Signs ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

The new law in the country’s most populous state prevents police from inquiring about immigration status.

California Sues Trump Administration over Border Wall

California Sues Trump Administration over Border Wall

President Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall, which experts said could cost about $22 billion and take more than three years to complete.

Defying Trump, California Lawmakers Vote to Become ‘Sanctuary State’

Defying Trump, California Lawmakers Vote to Become ‘Sanctuary State’

The measure bans police from asking for the immigration status of people who have been arrested.

California Lawmakers Take Anti-Trump Stance as Session Ends

California Lawmakers Take Anti-Trump Stance as Session Ends

Among other things, California lawmakers will vote on whether to become a so-called sanctuary state.

California, Three Other States Sue over Trump Action on ‘Dreamer’ immigrants

California, Three Other States Sue over Trump Action on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Trump’s move to rescind DACA would be “an economic travesty” for the state, which depends on immigrant labor.

‘America First’ Protesters Face Off with Opponents at California Beach Rally

‘America First’ Protesters Face Off with Opponents at California Beach Rally

Anti-immigration demonstrators faced off against a much bigger crowd of counter-protesters.

U.S. Detains Mexican Immigrant in Seattle Covered by Obama Program

California Goes Toe to Toe with Trump’s Anti-Immigration Policy

The fastest-growing GDP state has largely been a staunch opponent of President Trump’s inflamed rhetoric against immigrants.

Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

Racist Airbnb Host Invokes Trump in Hateful Tirade

“It’s why we have Trump,” the former host, who was ordered to take a course on Asian American studies as part of her punishment, told a prospective renter.

Black Teenage Girl Beaten By Cops, Attacked By Dog in ‘Mistaken Identity’

Black Teen Girl Beaten By Cops, Attacked By K-9 in ‘Mistaken Identity’

After being attacked by cops and a dog who were looking for a large male suspect, Tatyana Hargrove was then arrested for assaulting a police officer.

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.