Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to streets across the United States on Saturday in solidarity against the Trump administration’s immigration policies. According to CNBC, more than 700 marches took place on Saturday. The practice which has received the most press, the separation of children from their parents, was at the forefront of the rallies….

The California Supreme Court just unanimously ruled to narrow which workers a business may define as independent contractors. The landmark case was brought forth by a driver for Dynamex, a delivery service that operates nationwide. Prior to 2004 Dynamex drivers were employees, but the company decided to alter their classification to independent contractors in order…

How many lives can a word save? That’s the question on California lawmakers minds, as they consider a proposed bill to change the word reasonable to necessary. We’re talking of course about use of force laws as they apply to when a police officer is allowed to shoot at people. The debate follows another shooting…

In the face of Donald Trump’s successful campaign, which relied heavily on undocumented immigrant issues, California has declared itself a “sanctuary state”. This essentially designates protections for undocumented immigrants – in addition to instructing local and state police to offer federal authorities limited cooperation on illegal immigrant issues. In direct response to California’s Sanctuary State…

The latest story in America’s gun violence narrative is the apparently bizarrely motivated shooting at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno. Three employees were shot, two of those are dead and one is currently in critical condition. After firing on employees the suspect, Nasim Najafi Aghdam, then turned the gun on herself. Aghdam was a…

New Year’s Day 2018 meant that Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act or Proposition 64 is now in effect. In layman’s terms, cannabis for recreational use for anyone 21 and older has now been legalized. Adults can grow as many as six plants and possess up to an ounce or eight grams of…

February 26, 2018 As 2017 winds down, the traditional retail industry closes out a troubled year with a robust holiday shopping season. Even so, predictions for 2018 look bleak at best for brick-and-mortar stores. The strong finish might not be enough to save struggling retailers. The new year could bring more of the same when…

February 13, 2018 After the release of a video from a bystander, a veteran officer was charged in October 2017 with attacking a teen male by federal authorities. He and two others have also been accused of lying about the incident to protect the 20-year officer. All three pled not guilty and were then released…

February 7, 2018 On January 26, 2018, an African-American woman filed a lawsuit against a Walmart in Southern California after she was walked to the cash register to pay for black beauty products. She was at the store in Perris, California and observed that the cosmetics for black women were locked up while other cosmetics…

January 28, 2018 Since President Trump took office in January 2017, California has filed lawsuits against the administration 24 times. A brief outline of some of the most weighty actions follows. Travel Ban Washington filed the President over an executive order than banned refugees entering the U.S. from some Muslim countries, claiming that the decision…

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