San Bernardino County Workers Gather to Remember Slain Colleagues
Hundreds of San Bernardino County workers gathered Monday to remember their slain colleagues and hear speeches imploring them to remain strong in the face of last month's mass shooting.
Redding Woman's Fight With Catholic Hospital Over Contraception Denial Goes to Court
A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Tuesday will consider an emergency order to permit a Redding woman's contraceptive procedure to go forward. Mercy Medical Center in Redding has refused to allow the woman's tubal ligation procedure on religious grounds.
Court Greenlights Citizens United Ballot Question
Can you use a state's proposition process to simply ask voters a question? A new state Supreme Court ruling out Monday says yes -- but as long as the question is linked to some legislative activity. The ruling stems from a case involving Proposition 49. That 2014 advisory measure would have asked California voters whether Congress should overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision on political spending. The court blocked the measure from that year's ballot while it decided whether advisory questions were legal. Monday's ruling clears the way for the Legislature to put the question on a future ballot.
State Democrats Unveil Proposal to Build Housing for Chronically Homeless
State Democrats are kicking off the New Year with a proposal to build housing for chronically homeless people with mental illness. Under the plan, the state would issue a $2 billion bond to build permanent supportive housing.