LOS ANGELES (AP) - A ballot measure that would cap how much California spends on prescription medications for millions of retirees, poor people and prisoners trailed Tuesday after an enormously expensive opposition campaign by the pharmaceutical industry.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents "A Yuletide Feast: Dickens to Rock" choral concert on Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.
NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Developers have sued the California Coastal Commission for more than $490 million in damages for failing to approve a project that would have turned a 401-acre stretch of oil field overlooking the Pacific Ocean into a housing and retail development.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's ban on sharing photographs of marked ballots violates voters' First Amendment right to freedom of speech by preventing them from expressing their political views, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit.
FRESNO (AP) - A 20-year veteran sheriff's deputy in Central California was killed by a bullet in the chest from a colleague's gun in what officials said Tuesday appeared to be "a tragic accidental shooting."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Urban Californians still are saving less water since mandatory conservation measures were lifted earlier this year in the state's drought, but monthly figures released Tuesday show the conservation backslide is leveling off.