State Awaits Ruling on Prison Mental Health Care
Governor Jerry Brown's administration is keen to end federal oversight of the state's prisons, but that entails convincing federal judges it's time to let go.
In the case involving more than 32,000 inmates with mental health issues, however, that's looking less likely to happen soon.
New Details on Delta Water Tunnel Plan
Governor Jerry Brown's administration has released more details about its $23 billion plan to build two 35-mile tunnels between the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and farms and cities elsewhere in the state. But environmentalists, worried about what will happen to fish in that water, are no more enchanted with the project than they were before the release.
A Milestone for Gay Rights, No Matter the Outcome
No one can say for sure how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. But the dramatic events of this week constitute a benchmark for the Gay Rights movement.