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Farmers Protest California Water Plan Aimed to Save Salmon

SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less ...
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California Lawmaker Sued for Blocking Critics’ Twitter Feeds

SACRAMENTO — Two California residents are suing a state senator for blocking them from a social media account in a case similar to a successful lawsuit that barred President Trump from blocking critics on his Twitter account. Suzanne Rummel and Marlene Burk...

Judge Upholds California Sanctuary Laws

A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by the Trump administration to block two California laws that protect immigrants in the country illegally, but put key parts of a third sanctuary law on hold. Judg...
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State Politicians Still Up to their Sneaky Tricks: Walters

Californians like transparency when its comes to their elected leaders. Voters demanded that legislation be printed three days in advance when Proposition 54 passed in 2016. 'Mushroom Bills' Grow in the Dark But as CALmatters columnist Dan Walters notes i...

Cox Talks Immigration Fixes & Clark Shooting in Fresno Stop

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox dropped in Fresno on Tuesday (April 3), praising cities and counties that have fought back against California’s sanctuary state law (SB 54). “The passage of this sanctuary state — and the enforcement of it — has r...