By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general stepped into the national debate over the recent slayings of unarmed civilians by police on Monday, calling for a review by her agency and promising to lead a public dialogue. Kamala Harris, the first minority to hold the state’s highest law enforcement office, […]
By Juliet Williams Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state’s powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for […]
By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara man was charged Friday, Feb. 15 with possessing assault weapons, explosives, and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an e-mailed death threat sent to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.
By Judy Lin The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor announced Friday, Oct. 7, that he signed a bill banning the sale, trade, and possession of shark fins to protect the world’s dwindling shark population.
By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Californa (AP) — California’s Legislature sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill seeking to ban the sale, trade, or possession of shark fins on Tuesday, over the objections of two senators who called the measure racist because the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh’s imitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s speech has stirred a backlash among
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Restaurants and vendors could sell Asian rice noodles at room temperature without fear of being shut down due to health concerns
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers united on May 20 to honor a man who challenged the World War II internment of
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — School board trustees have approved a Sacramento charter campus focusing on Hmong children.