Federal Judge to Resolve Chukchansi Casino Standoff
A federal judge in Fresno today will consider the fate of an Indian casino that's been temporarily shut down. In a dramatic standoff last Thursday, one faction claiming leadership of the Chuckchansi tribe forcibly entered the casino--allegedly with guns and tasers.
Berkeley and San Francisco Could Make History with Proposed Soda Taxes
Both Berkeley and San Francisco voters are considering soda taxes. They're not the first cities to try to slap a tax on sugary beverages. In California alone, the cities of Richmond and El Monte tried similar measures in 2012, and failed.