High-Speed Rail Scores Big Victory in Appeals Court
A state appeals court has delivered a major win for high-speed rail. In a unanimous vote, a three-judge panel overturned two decisions by a Sacramento judge last fall, blocking the project from tapping into $8 billion in state bond money and throwing out the proposed line's business plan.
Covered California Rates to Rise Slightly in 2015
Premiums for most health plans sold through California's insurance marketplace, Covered California, will rise just a little bit next year. On average, those enrolled through Covered California will see rates rise by 4.2 percent. Over the last decade, increases were often in the double digits.
Cambodians in Calif. Give Testimony on Khmer Rouge for Tribunal
Long Beach is home to the largest Cambodian community in the United States, a community deeply scarred by the Cambodian genocide back in the 1970s. People have been watching closely as a United Nations-backed war tribunal proceeds in Phnom Penh against two of the two most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge. And some Cambodians in Long Beach aren't just watching the trial -- they're participating in it.