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  • Lacking supermajority, state senator offers finance bill concessions

    Lacking supermajority, state senator offers finance bill concessions
    SACRAMENTO -- Three weeks after Republicans blocked a measure that would curb anonymous political donations, state Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) said Thursday he would amend the bill to address concerns of GOP lawmakers. The change is necessary after...
  • California adds another private prison

    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. SACRAMENTO -- California corrections officials have agreed to lease another private prison within the state, telling the GEO Group it will get $9 million a year to house some 260 female...
  • Gov. Brown offers help to counties taking more felons

    Gov. Brown offers help to counties taking more felons
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday told law enforcement officials from throughout California that he is willing to do more to help them absorb the thousands of felons being sent to county jails rather than prison as part of the realignment...
  • Why do Democrats scorn legal pot?

    Why do Democrats scorn legal pot?
    Legalizing marijuana is an issue made to order for the Democratic Party. A majority of Americans now support the idea, and so do two out of three Democrats. Two states have done it, and several more may vote on it in 2016. The party could put the...
  • Judge orders limits on use of pepper spray on mentally ill inmates

    SACRAMENTO — A federal judge Thursday called California's use of large amounts of pepper spray on mentally ill prisoners a "horrific violation" of their constitutional rights and ordered restrictions on the use of the chemical agent. U.S. District...
  • 9 killed when FedEx truck strikes bus carrying L.A.-area students

    A fiery head-on collision Thursday between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students killed at least nine people and injured dozens. The crash on the 5 Freeway in Northern California had bus passengers en route to...
  • Deadly crash: Bus carrying L.A. students on college tour hit head on

    ORLAND, Calif. -- Hours after a deadly head-on collision here claimed the lives of at least nine people and injured dozens more, skid marks from the charter bus carrying L.A.-area high school students extended nearly 100 yards down the pavement. The...
  • 818 Roundup: Retired col. Nancy Sumner named to state community college board, Glendale low on organ donors

    818 Roundup: Retired col. Nancy Sumner named to state community college board, Glendale low on organ donors
    Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, April 10, 2014. The high is predicted to reach 82 and low 58 in the Glendale region. These are the top headlines in your area this morning: - Retired Col. Nancy Sumner, a Glendale resident and a Burbank High...
  • 9 killed when bus carrying L.A.-area students crashes, burns on I-5

    9 killed when bus carrying L.A.-area students crashes, burns on I-5
    At least nine people died Thursday after a bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students planning to tour Humboldt State was struck head-on by a FedEx truck on Interstate 5 in Northern California, causing a fire that badly burned both vehicles. For...
  • At least 9 killed when FedEx truck strikes bus carrying L.A.-area students

    LOS ANGELES A fiery head-on collision Thursday between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students killed at least nine people and injured dozens. The crash on the 5 Freeway in Northern California had passengers fleeing...
  • Judge's decision could safeguard billions for state budget

    SACRAMENTO -- When it comes to the state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown may have one less thing to worry about thanks to a recent court ruling. A Superior Court judge in Sacramento upheld the state's push to recoup $20 million from Brentwood, part of Brown'...
  • Glendale resident appointed to serve on state community college board

    Glendale resident appointed to serve on state community college board
    Glendale resident and retired Col. Nancy Sumner was recently appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve on the California Community College Board of Governors, a 17-member group responsible for helping guide and set policy for the state’s 112...