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  • Man Arrested For Threats Made Against Seattle Congressman

    Man Arrested For Threats Made Against Seattle Congressman
    Seattlepi.com is a partner of catchwmw.com and q13fox.com A California man accused of making threats against Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott was arrested Wednesday, the Justice Department reported. Read the criminal complaint against Charles Turner...
  • The spending has to stop

    California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
  • State Senate passes bill to protect La Jolla fireworks

    State Senate passes bill to protect  La Jolla fireworks
    SAN DIEGO-- The skirmish in the legal battle over Fourth of July fireworks show in La Jolla took place in Sacramento. The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow La Jolla to host one firework show every year, without conducting...
  • LIVE UPDATES: Voters Pass Prop 28, Limiting Legislator Term Limits

    Proposition 28, the initiative to reduce California State Legislature term limits from 14 years to 12 years, is projected to pass. YES: 64.8% NO: 35.2% 20.3% of precincts reporting in.
  • Fletcher leaves Republican Party

    Fletcher leaves Republican Party
    SAN DIEGO -- Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced Wednesday that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent candidate in the race for San Diego mayor. In a video posted on YouTube, Fletcher said that he thought about becoming an...
  • Art day brings out the community

    Becky Mate is a one-woman band. In 1998, this Glendale resident founded International Art Day in the backyard and lobby of her modest Lexington Drive apartment. This year, Mayor Laura Friedman drafted a proclamation recognizing Art Day as the second...
  • Sen. Feinstein Calls on State to Curb 'Abusive Lawsuits' Over ADA

    Sen. Feinstein Calls on State to Curb 'Abusive Lawsuits' Over ADA
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has written to the leader of the California Senate, calling for the state to adopt legislation that would curb what she calls abusive lawsuits filed by private attorneys against small businesses for minor violations of...
  • Sound Hall on Johnny Otis by George Lipsitz, at Beinecke Library in New Haven on Nov. 15

    Sound Hall on Johnny Otis by George Lipsitz, at Beinecke Library in New Haven on Nov. 15
    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog, cryin' (and lookin' bored in lectures) all the time. On Tuesday, November 15, listen to something that's a little bit more rock'n'roll. George Lipsitz, Professor in Black Studies at the University of California at...
  • Senators' Food Bill Getting Criticism

    It sounds like a game of "Hungry, Hungry Senators"! Last year, the California State Senate dropped $111,000 on food - more than the salary of one senator. "This is not the time to have the California Legislature spending money to have Haagen-Daaz ice...
  • Illegal Immigrants May Get a Break; Deportation Program Now Optional

    The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow counties to refuse to participate in the Homeland Security Department's controversial Secure Communities program.  The program cross checks fingeprints from people who are arrested for crimes...
  • Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly

    Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly
    SAN DIEGO - The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow judges to recognize more than two parents during a custody hearing if it's in the best interest of the child's welfare.   "It’s better for the kids to have an option…...
  • State ban on semi-automatic guns gains support

    State ban on semi-automatic guns gains support
    SAN DIEGO - A proposed California bill expanding a 10-year ban on semi-automatic firearms with interchangeable magazines is gaining momentum following mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. The State Attorney General Kamala D. Harrisand State Senate...