California

The president said homeless people in California were ruining the "prestige" of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Twenty-three other states have joined in on the lawsuit over auto emissions standards.
The law requires presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the state's ballot.
The president announced Wednesday that he's revoking the state's legal authority to set its own auto emissions standards.
Several of the recent vaping-related illnesses and deaths appear to involve people who bought illicit vapes, which are not subject to regulations or testing.
The president, who seemed unconcerned about homeless people themselves, said “we’ll be doing something about it."
The state's waiver allows it to set its own rules about auto emissions.
After last year’s devastating fires across the state, communities and state officials are on alert.
Lawyers reveal — then retract — plan for more wall in Arizona and California, according to a court filing, Bloomberg reports.
"That's for the dead babies," said 43-year-old Rebecca Dalelio as she threw the liquid from the public gallery onto the state Senate floor.
The scuba diving boat Conception burned and sank off Santa Cruz Island before dawn on Sept. 2.
White House officials toured skid row in Los Angeles this week on a fact-finding mission to explore options for addressing the growing crisis.
Authorities were investigating if a night watchman was on duty when the scuba diving boat erupted in flames off the California coast.
The Coast Guard also announced Wednesday that it had launched its highest-level marine casualty investigation into the fire, which left 34 people dead.
Aaron Persky, the judge who infamously sentenced Turner to six months for sexual assault, recently lost his new job at Lynbrook High in California.
The legislation, which seeks to categorize many independent contractors as employees with more benefits, could upend the ride-hailing company’s business.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom halted executions in March for as long as he remains governor, but the death penalty remains on the books.
The school was apparently unaware of the former judge’s involvement in the controversial sexual assault case.
Imperial Valley Ministries lured victims with the promise of food and shelter -- then stole their welfare benefits and refused to relinquish identification documents, authorities said.
If signed by the governor, the legislation would force tech companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.