Feds Target California Emissions Deal With Automakers That Bypasses Trump Administration RulesThe U.S. Justice Department and two other federal agencies are moving to dismantle a deal between California and four automakers to abide by emissions and mileage standards tougher that those proposed by the Trump administration.
Santa Clara County, San Francisco Win Final Judgment Over Trump Administration On Sanctuary City FundingSanta Clara County and San Francisco won a final victory in a lawsuit Friday challenging President Donald Trump's threat to withhold federal funding for sanctuary cities and counties.
Community Groups Take Stand Against Redwood City Salt Ponds DevelopmentA renewed fight over the future of the Redwood City salt ponds as community groups push back over a developer's plans to build thousands of waterfront homes with help from the Trump administration.
San Francisco, Santa Clara County Sue Trump Administration Over New Restrictions On Legal ImmigrationTwo California counties are filing the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's new rules to restrict legal immigration.
Trump-Appointed Fed Court Judges May Shoot Down California Gun-Control LawsA federal judiciary that is becoming increasingly conservative under President Trump and the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate has gun control advocates on edge.
Bypassing Trump, California Reaches Deal With 4 Automakers To Raise Gas MileageFour major automakers have reached a secret deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration's plan.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Enforcing New Asylum RestrictionsA federal judge in San Francisco said Wednesday that he expects to rule later in the day on whether to grant a preliminary injunction blocking a rule by the administration of President Donald Trump that severely restricts asylum applications.
Refugee Assistance Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Asylum RestrictionsFour refugee assistance groups sued the administration of President Donald Trump in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge a new rule that severely restricts asylum applications.
Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Amid Epstein ControversyLabor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Allows Delay in 'Conscience' Rule on AbortionThe Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court.
Fed Judge in Oakland Bars Trump From Using $2.5 Billion to Build Border WallJudge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by California and by activists who contended that the money transfer was unlawful and that building the president's proposed border wall would pose environmental threats.