Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez, in an interview with Univision 19 that aired this weekend, suggested that President Barack Obama’s endorsement of U.S. Senate rival Kamala Harris was in part based on race.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, keeping up his criticism of Donald Trump late Friday, posted on Twitter and Facebook a Trump-inspired paraphrase of Martin Niemoller’s famous “first they came” statement about Nazism. But the paraphrase was virtually identical to one retired Air Force Col. Tom Moe issued last year.
California’s cap-and-trade market may get more expensive in 2018 for aerospace manufacturers, food processors and refineries because they’re about to lose a share of the pollution credits they’ve been receiving in the state’s climate change program.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a measure requiring anyone who manufactures or assembles a firearm to first apply for a unique serial number or other marking from the state Department of Justice.
The head of California’s public schools will likely become acting governor next week when Gov. Jerry Brown and other high-ranking Democrats head to Philadelphia for the party’s national convention. Torlakson is eighth in the line of succession, which was last updated in 2008.
California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who is serving a life sentence for killing a wealthy grocer and his wife more than 40 years ago.
Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination with an impassioned speech, delivered to a party that has swithered about his candidacy. Calling himself ‘the law and order candidate,’ he painted a grim picture of life in a crime-ridden America, and blamed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the nation’s ills. Next up: A Democratic VP pick and the Democratic National Convention.
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel strongly backed Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention on Thursday. He said is proud to be gay, dismissed “fake culture wars” and acknowledged that he is not in agreement with all of the GOP platform.
The Republican Party of New Mexico arrived at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, like California, far outnumbered by Democrats in their home state. But unlike in California, where the GOP holds no statewide office and neither chamber of the Legislature, New Mexico elected a Republican governor, Susana Martinez, in 2010, and Republicans control the state’s lower house.
Before the Republican National Convention opened in Cleveland, conjecture ran to riots. But by the time on Thursday that Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president, the same social forces that gave air to his law-and-order speech – heightened anxiety about terrorism, immigration, police shootings and attacks on law enforcement – had failed to spark an eruption outside of the convention hall.
California’s political watchdog approved a regulatory change Thursday aimed at encouraging shadow lobbyists to disclose their efforts to influence legislation. Lobbyists are required to file quarterly reports with the state that outline their attempts to sway officials, but the Fair Political Practices Commission is concerned that some are ignoring the rules.
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