Environmental group to sue San Jose for sewage spills and trash pollution

11/24/2014 05:36 PM PST
San Francisco Baykeeper said Monday it plans to sue San Jose, claiming the city violated the Clean Water Act by allowing 780 sewage spills in the past five years and letting vast amounts of trash litter creeks. 
California tribe becomes 1st to launch online gambling in NJ
11/24/2014 01:14 PM PST - California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state.  

Gov. Brown names top Obama administration lawyer to California Supreme Court
11/24/2014 03:14 PM PST - Gov. Brown's pick, Leondra Kruger, would be the state Supreme Court's first African-American justice since former Justice Janice Rogers Brown moved to a federal appeals court in 2005.  

Herhold: Napolitano emerged victorious over Brown in UC tuition fight
11/24/2014 05:11 PM PST - If you like politics, you had to savor the fight last week between Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano over tuition increases for the University of California system. 

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down
11/24/2014 09:37 AM PST - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team. 

Cal walkout: Hundreds of UC Berkeley students protest tuition hike
11/24/2014 04:03 PM PST - Chanting "Whose university? Our university!" the group marched through campus to downtown Berkeley, where they made stops at Berkeley High School and Berkeley City College. 

Benghazi conspiracy theories debunked by GOP-led House report
11/24/2014 08:40 AM PST - The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.  

California Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star
11/24/2014 08:30 AM PST - A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.  

Snail-mail the solution to slow Silicon Valley vote tallies?
11/24/2014 06:57 AM PST - Santa Clara County officials are considering whether to abandon traditional polling places after delivering some of the slowest results statewide on Nov. 4, and are watching as San Mateo County officials give the idea a try under state supervision. 

California beach cleanup participation up after three-year slide
11/24/2014 08:17 AM PST - Coastal Cleanup annual volunteers picked up 1.1 million pounds of trash Sept. 20, officials report.