Deal reached to take California minimum wage to $15 an hour California legislators and labor unions on Saturday reached an agreement that will take the state’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said, a move that would make for the largest statewide minimum in theContinue Reading

Gun control legislation going into effect in California next week will allow authorities to seize a person’s weapons for 21 days if a judge determines there is potential for violence. Proposed in the wake of a deadly May 2014 shooting rampage by Elliot Rodger, the bill provides family members withContinue Reading

Update: read previous post and misdeeds about this guy here: Stockton, Ca. mayor was “briefly detained” by federal agents after his return from China this week. On Monday, Mayor Anthony Silva arrived at San Francisco International Airport and says he was detained by agents with the Department of HomelandContinue Reading

Seventy newly minted Americans stepped out of the Snider Recital Hall on Wednesday. They walked in representing countries as near as Mexico and as far as Iran, Ghana and Ukraine, but walked out waving the Stars and Stripes as U.S. citizens. Five among them were California State University, Stanislaus, students,Continue Reading

Dick Van Patten, the genial, round-faced comic actor who appeared on Broadway as a child, starred on TV in its infancy and then, in middle age, found lasting fame as the patriarch on TV’s “Eight is Enough,” has died. Van Patten died Tuesday in Santa Monica, California, of complications fromContinue Reading

 Following actor William Shatner’s announcement that he would try to raise $30 billion to build a pipeline to the Northwest, the California Department of Water Resources offered four reasons why it wouldn’t work. Shatner, 84, told Yahoo that he would launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. “I want to buildContinue Reading