Justice Dept. Rules Intensify Crackdown On Sanctuary CitiesThe Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday, saying it will no longer give cities coveted grant money unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released.
United Flight To Washington Dulles Returns To SFO For Maintenance IssueA United Airlines flight headed to Washington Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, from San Francisco International Airport rerouted back to SFO Wednesday morning because of an unspecified maintenance issue, a spokesman for the airport said.
‘Resist’ Becomes A Theme For Pride ParadePolitical themes have not been unusual for the annual San Francisco Pride parade, but organizers admit this is a special year given the current climate in Washington.
Oregon, Washington Join California In Earthquake Warning System Tests An early warning system for earthquakes has been expanded to Oregon and Washington, joining California in testing a prototype.
Western States Pledge To Resist Trump Rollback Of Power Plant Pollution LimitsThe Clean Power Plan aims to curb carbon dioxide pollution from U.S. power plants, but President Trump is expected to try to roll it back.
Gov. Brown Rips Republicans Over Health Care BillCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown gave the GOP a stern warning over its proposed health care bill as Democrats rallied on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday.
Legal Challenges To Trump’s New Travel Ban MountingLegal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order.
GOP: Trump Budget Plan Cuts Both Too Deeply And Not EnoughSeveral congressional Republicans are panning the emerging outlines of President Donald Trump's first budget, complaining that he's cutting too much from already lean department accounts while leaving untouched the massive benefit programs blamed for the nation's deficits.
Trump Hails 'New Chapter Of American Greatness' In SpeechHeralding a "new chapter of American greatness," President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time Tuesday night and issued a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care system, significantly boosting military spending and plunging $1 trillion into upgrading crumbling infrastructure.
Nevada Among States Considering Proposals To Incorporate Obamacare Into State LawNevada lawmakers are taking up the first of a series of Democratic proposals aimed at copying Affordable Care Act policies into state law.
El Niño: California Beach Erosion In 2015/16 Highest Ever RecordedEl Niño didn't deliver pounding rain, but it gave California's coastline a powerful beating during the winter of 2015/16. The much anticipated rainfall was lower than anticipated, but beach erosion was the highest in more than 145 years, according a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Appeals Court Hammers On Government Arguments For Travel BanA panel of appeals court judges reviewing President Donald Trump's travel ban hammered away Tuesday at the federal government's arguments that the ban was motivated by concerns about terrorism.