Voters approved Proposition 64, the legalization initiative, in November 2016, and set an ambitious deadline of January 2018 for retail sales to begin. Backers left the details to be worked out by others.
President Donald Trump’s reckless threat to rain “fire and fury like the world has never seen” on North Korea set back his own administration’s diplomatic efforts to control Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons and missile program.
The president’s own nominee for FBI director testified under oath Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe isn’t a witch hunt. While some Republicans are demanding more answers from Team Trump and calling them to testify before Congress, too many California congressmen are quiet.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 will be tough. Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators and others who fashioned the extension of cap and trade sought to limit economic disruption.
State election officials, Republicans and Democrats, are rebelling against a request for detailed voter data. Cybersecurity experts say putting the sensitive information in one place could be a gold mine for hackers.
The bill unveiled by Senate GOP leaders would eventually make deeper cuts to the Medicaid program for the poor. Millions of Americans will lose their health insurance so that the richest Americans can get a huge tax cut they don’t need.
From California to Congress, families are waiting for programs that reflect the real world, in which more than 70 percent of mothers have jobs, the number of stay-at-home dads has doubled and 82 percent of Americans under 30 want paid paternity leave.
Fire crews battled a vegetation fire that threatened the Quality Inn on Kansas Avenue in Modesto on Tuesday morning. The fire forced guests of the hotel to leave their rooms at around 6:15 a.m. Crews contained the fire quickly and there was minimal damage to the building.
Fire threatens hotel in Modesto
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