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Democrats’ road to winning back the House goes through California, and it won’t be as easy as it seems

Democrats’ road to winning back the House goes through California, and it won’t be as easy as it seems

Democrats intent on taking back the House in 2018 have settled on a key strategy: focusing on the 23 districts nationwide where voters chose Republicans for Congress last year but favored Democrat Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump for the presidency. Seven of those seats are in California, and Democrats must win at least a few […]

University of California sues Trump administration for rescinding DACA

University of California sues Trump administration for rescinding DACA

LOS ANGELES — The University of California sued the Trump administration Friday for rescinding protections for immigrant students without legal status, saying it unconstitutionally violates their rights on “nothing more than unreasoned executive whim.” The lawsuit filed in the northern district of California is the first legal effort by a university to block the Trump […]

California governor declares emergency as LA wildfire rages

California governor declares emergency as LA wildfire rages

LOS ANGELES — California Gov. Jerry Brown Sunday declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles County as firefighters continued to battle a 5,900-acre brush fire in the Verdugo Mountains north of downtown Los Angeles that destroyed three homes and closed a stretch of the 210 Freeway. The governor’s declaration will ensure that state and […]

Calif. lawmakers gut measure that would have limited rifle purchases in state

Calif. lawmakers gut measure that would have limited rifle purchases in state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The National Rifle Association won a rare victory in the California Legislature on Friday when a committee gutted key portions of a bill that would have prohibited buying more than one rifle in any 30-day period. Instead of limiting the number of guns, the bill was amended by the Assembly Appropriations Committee, […]

‘A true testament to a mother’s will’ saving her daughter, but not herself, from Harvey’s floods

‘A true testament to a mother’s will’ saving her daughter, but not herself, from Harvey’s floods

HOUSTON — Rescuers who spotted a child’s bag floating in East Texas floodwaters near Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon soon made a grim discovery: a 3-year-old girl clinging to the lifeless body of her mother. “They saw the little pink backpack sticking out of the water,” Beaumont Police Officer Hailey Morrow said. The pair were floating […]

Harvey is hurting Texas’ refinery output, but storm’s full economic hit is too early to tell

Harvey is hurting Texas’ refinery output, but storm’s full economic hit is too early to tell

Days of torrential rains and flooding in southeast Texas have brought the country’s fourth-largest city to a standstill, but economists say it’s still too soon to tell how much of a toll Tropical Storm Harvey will take on the economies of the Gulf Coast and the nation. Even more rain has been forecast for the […]

US citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

US citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. State Department has warned its citizens about traveling to Cancun and Los Cabos, two of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations, after a spike in violence in those regions. A travel advisory issued Tuesday upgraded the warnings for two states, Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, saying turf battles between criminal […]

Calif. man gets life in prison for killing 5-year-old son after trip to Disneyland

Calif. man gets life in prison for killing 5-year-old son after trip to Disneyland

LOS ANGELES — A South Pasadena man who admitted murdering his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland this year was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. At an emotional hearing in an Alhambra courtroom, the victim’s mother confronted her estranged husband, Aramazd Andressian Sr., who had pleaded guilty to killing his […]

California confronts its Confederate past

California confronts its Confederate past

LOS ANGELES — The backhoe crept into the graveyard as the city lay still. It had come for the six-foot granite monument with the bronze plaque, a salute to the Confederate Army veterans interred below. Hollywood Forever Cemetery had housed the marker since 1925, but the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., had sparked phone calls, […]

Rep. Maxine Waters mocked at California tea party conference

Rep. Maxine Waters mocked at California tea party conference

A fair number of politicians faced withering criticism and ridicule at the Tea Party California Caucus meeting in Fresno, Calif., this weekend, including California Gov. Jerry Brown, GOP Assembly Leader Chad Mayes and especially Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. An unflattering picture of Waters, obviously doctored, was flashed on a screen just after Rep. Tom McClintock, […]

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