Trump's 'Religious Freedom' Order Gets Mixed Reaction in Southern California
Houses of worship may have an easier time mixing faith and politics under president Trump's new executive order on 'religious freedom.' The move is drawing mixed reaction from religious leaders in the Southland.
New Bill Pushes for Better Jail Conditions as ICE Seeks to Increase Deportations
For decades, the federal government has relied on local jails, including some here in California, to hold people facing deportation. Now, as immigration officials seek to deport more immigrants, they're looking for more places to lock up those immigrants. KQED's Julie Small and Lisa Pickoff-White have been investigating what that could mean for California. Today, Julie looks at a push to ensure humane conditions for detainees here.
What Does New GOP Health Bill Mean for Californians?
We begin with a question being asked across California's health industry: What is going on? That question isn't a rhetorical device to get your attention -- it's the reaction of many health care experts across the state, who simply don't know what will come after the U.S. House passed an Obamacare replacement. Take this post from one of California's health policy experts on Facebook - "I will confess my personal feeling of not just betrayal but bewilderment. I feel like the rules of politics... have been shattered."
Growing or Selling Pot? California Has Some New Rules for You
Let's look at marijuana. New proposed regulations are expected to be released today. Meanwhile, California lawmakers are working on establishing regulations for both medical and recreational pot.